Timeline: 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s | 2010s 1993-94 The name of the association changed to the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, to better reflect the membership and their changing roles. The APIC office was established in Washington, DC. APIC hires first executive director. APIC starts the Research Foundation to sponsor research studies and collaborate with academic investigators on projects that align with the association’s priorities. 1996 The APIC Infection Control and Applied Epidemiology: Principles and Practice was published; this replaced the previous APIC Curriculum for Infection Control Practice. It is now known as the APIC Text. APICList, now known as IP Talk, debuted. APIC.org website launched. 1997 APIC 25th anniversary celebrated. APIC honored members of the original steering committee at the APIC 1997 Annual Conference in New Orleans. The Certification Board of Infection Control added ‘and Epidemiology’ to its name.