The SHEA Advisory Panel includes:

  • Judith Guzman-Cottrill, DO, Chair, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Muhammad Ashraf, MD, East Carolina University
  • Yoko Furuya, MD, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) Columbia University Medical Center
  • Nicole Iovine, MD,  University of Florida
  • Susy Hota, MD, MSc, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
  • Jesse Jacob, MD, MSc, Emory University
  • Amy Kressel, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Larissa May, MD, MSPH,  University of California-Davis
  • Rehka Murthy, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, Westchester Co. Department of Health, Montefiore Medical Center & Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin Health System University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Heather Young, PhD, MPH, Denver Health Medical Center
  • Kavita K. Trivedi, MD, Content Advisor, Contract Consultant, Trivedi Consults, LLC

The SHEA Education Committee Panel includes:

  • Jennifer Hanrahan, DO, MA, Co-Chair, MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Christopher Pfeiffer, MD, Co-Chair, VA Portland Health Care System
  • Jason Bowling, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
  • Bernard Camins, MD, UAB Health System and University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Teena Chopra, MD, MPH, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University
  • Susan Coffin MD, MPH, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/UPENN
  • Christina Gagliardo, MD, Maimonides Infants & Children's Hospital of Brooklyn and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Waleed Javaid, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Stephen Liang, MD, Washington University School of Medicine/ Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Nicholas Moore, MS, MLS, Rush University Medical Center
  • Priya Nori, MD, Montefiore Health System, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Aurora Pop-Vicas, MD, University of Wisconsin Hospitals; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Cindy Prins, PhD, MPH, University of Florida
  • Geeta Sood, MD, Johns Hopkins University
  • Kavita Trivedi, MD, Contract Consultant, Trivedi Consults, LLC
  • Lisa Winston, MD, University of California, San Francisco / Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

The SHEA Expert Writing Panel includes:

  • David Banach, MD, MPH, MS, Co-Chair, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Lynn Johnston, MD, Co-Chair, Dalhousie University
  • Duha Al-Zubeidi, MD, Children's Mercy Kansas City
  • Allison Bartlett, MD, MS, University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital
  • Susan Bleasdale, MD, University of Illinois in Chicago
  • Kyle Enfield, MD, University of Virginia
  • Christopher Lowe, MD, MSc, Providence Health Care
  • Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, MD, McGovern Medical School
  • Kyle Popovich, MD, Rush University Medical Center
  • Payal Patel, MD, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System
  • Karen Ravin, MD, MS, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
  • Theresa Rowe, DO, Northwestern University
  • Erica Shenoy, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • R Scott Stienecker, MD, Parkview Health System
  • Pritish Tosh, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Kavita K. Trivedi, MDContent Advisor, Contract Consultant, Trivedi Consults, LLC

SHEA has received a contract from the CDC to create the SHEA/CDC Training Program for Healthcare Epidemiologists to Respond to Infectious Diseases Outbreaks and Public Health Emergencies in United States Hospitals. This SHEA/CDC Outbreak Response Training Program (ORTP) contains several components that will be released from 2016-2018.  Find out more at  

SHEA's mission is to prevent and control healthcare-associated infections and advance the field of healthcare epidemiology. Our Topics of Interest page provides a brief overview of a few of SHEA's priority areas to accomplish this mission. Additional information can be found in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, SHEA's scientific journal.

anti-microbial stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship

SHEA is committed to fostering strategies to improve the use of antimicrobial medications with the goal of enhancing patient health outcomes, reducing resistance to antibiotics, and decreasing unnecessary costs. This movement, known as Antimicrobial Stewardship is key to preserving the effectiveness of antibiotics.



SHEA provides guidance on influenza control in healthcare facilities, distribution and use of antiviral drugs, and influenza vaccine of healthcare workers, personal protective equipment, and other topics concerning seasonal and pandemic influenza.

Compendium of Strategies

Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

These are jointly published these science-based and practical recommendations for acute care hospitals for the prevention of common HAIs in Infection Control and Healthcare Epidemiology.

Emerging Pathogens

SHEA follows several emerging pathogens of interest to our members.

SHEA/CDC Outbreak Response Training Program

SHEA has received a contract from the CDC to create the SHEA/CDC Training Program for Healthcare Epidemiologists to Respond to Infectious Diseases Outbreaks and Public Health Emergencies in United States Hospitals.