Immediate Past President
Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC
University of Rochester Highland Hospital
Linda Greene has over 25 years of experience in infection prevention and healthcare quality. Currently she is Manager of the Infection Prevention Program at UR Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York. As National Faculty for the “On the CUSP Stop CAUTI" project, Linda coached teams on patient safety, sustainability, cultural change, and team work. Linda has served in various APIC leadership capacities at the state, local, and national level. She has served as President of the APIC Consulting Board and is a member of APIC’s Regulatory Review Committee and the AJIC Editorial Board. Ms. Greene has served on the APIC Board of Directors as Secretary and on APIC’s Public Policy Committee and the Nominating and Awards Committee. Linda was the APIC representative to the SHEA Compendium section on SSI and VAE. She was editor of the 2014 CAUTI Implementation Guide and has been lead author on other APIC Implementation Guides and Position Papers. She has authored or coauthored several textbook chapters and articles for peer-review nursing journals. Linda has served as a member on several advisory councils including the New York State Advisory Panel on Public Reporting of HAIs, the VAE Surveillance Definition Task Force, and the HICPAC Surveillance Definition work group. She has received several awards in infection prevention, leadership, and nursing, and has lectured extensively at the state, national, and international level. Ms. Greene received her bachelor’s degree from the University of the State of New York and her Master of Public Administration from Alfred University and she has earned the Fellow of APIC designation.