Tim Landers

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Tim Landers, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, CIC, FAAN
Associate Professor
College of Nursing
The Ohio University
Columbus, OH
1966 CIC

Dr. Landers currently serves as Associate Professor at the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.  His research work at Ohio State focuses on evidence-based infection prevention strategies. His work has addressed patient- centered hand hygiene, hospital-associated pneumonia prevention, and human to animal transmission of antimicrobial resistant pathogens.

Dr. Landers has served as a member, Vice Chair, and Chair of the APIC Research Committee. He was the lead author of APIC’s Hand Hygiene Implementation guide and was one of the lead authors of the APIC MegaSurvey. Internationally, Dr. Landers spent a year working on evidence-based infection prevention strategies in Ethiopia and has lectured in Australia, Kenya, and Canada on patient- centered hand hygiene and oral care. This perspective helped him to see the enormous impact that APIC can have in the broader global community.

Dr. Landers earned his PhD in Epidemiology from The Ohio State University, his Master of Science in Nursing Degree from Pace University in New York City, a Master of Arts in Theology from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York.  He has been certified in infection control since 1996 and has earned the FAAN designation.