APIC announces Competency Advancement Assistance program recipients

More than 50 APIC members have been selected as recipients of the 2013 Competency Advancement Assistance (CAA) program. The CAA program awards grants to cover costs associated with obtaining the Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC®) credential. APIC thanks its Strategic Partners for their generous and unrestricted support for this program.

Certification shows a commitment to best practices in infection prevention and control and improved patient care. We salute our CAA recipients and wish them the best of luck on their journey to certification!

Elizabeth Coe (Corbin, KY)
Donna Sears (Attleboro, MA)
Michelle Raab (Branson, MO)
Debra Summers (Franklin, TN)
Donna C. McDaniel (Ronan, MT)
Heidi LePard (Great Falls, MT)
Debra Spavone (Newnan, GA)
Amanda Guspiel (Minneapolis, MN)
Victoria Mieth (Phoenix, AZ)
Scarlett Rivera (Valdosta, GA)
Laura Kehler (Garden City, MI)
Katelyn Harms (Madison, WI)
Susan O’Connor-Wright (Sandy, UT)
Maura K Kivlin RN, BSN (Scranton, PA)
Kathleen Pitts (Rochester, NY)
Ann P. North (Florence, SC)
Heidi Leeper (Rensselaer, IN)
Sue Ann B. Avin (Florence, SC)
Valerie Lambiase (Salt Lake City, UT)
Pamela Webb (Great Falls, MT)
Karen C. Ray (Bel Air, MD)
Erin Minnerath (Fort Harrison, MT)
Kisha Wilkinson (Philadelphia, PA)
Kathryn Larsen (Miles City, MT)
Debra Graem (Fort Worth, TX)
Rhonda K. Reed (South Bend, IN)
Kelley Tobey (Knoxville, TN)
Lauri Holmes (White House, TN)
Deborah Paul-Cheadle (Wyoming, MI)
Sheri Bishop (Fayetteville, AR)
Mary Kowatch (Sebastopol, CA)
Karen K. Pitman (Olympia, WA)
Sarah E. Partain (Tigard, OR)
Elaine Flowers (Mount Vernon, OH)
Paula Simplot (Ottumwa, IA)
Karel A. Curtis (Williamsburg, VA)
Teresa Barnett (Temple, TX)
Mary Post (Lake Oswego, OR)
Maribeth Blethen Coluni (Blacksburg, VA)
Cheri Bell (West Bend, WI)
Sonia Rodriguez (Milwaukee, WI)
Ranay Storms (Knoxville, AR)
Sheila S. Newman (Troy, AL)
Cindy Barloga (Highlands, NC)
Teal Jeffers (Metter, GA)
Perri Brooks-Correll (Dalton, GA)
Angela Howell (Watsonville, CA)
Brittain Avery Wood (Morrisville, NC)
Sherry Brace (Saint Petersburg, FL)
Joyce E. Weaver (Bucyrus, OH)
Kayera Kashmiri (Tampa, FL)
Michael Grow (Williamsport, IN)
Sandra Neola (South Russell, OH)
Lee Ann Angelini (Clearwater, FL)
Catriona MacBean-Mann (Saint Paul, MN)
Stacia Brown (Tacoma, WA)
Amy Michelle Gray (Corinth, MS)
Jennifer VanderZee (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Paola Beatriz Acuna (Lima, Peru)
Rebecca Bartles (Colorado Springs, CO)
Tersa Bonifant (Portales, NM)