Nalini Singh, MD, MPH

Nalini Singh, MD, MPHNalini Singh, MD, MPH is Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Global Health in the Schools of Medicine and Health Care Sciences, and Public Health, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Dr. Singh was Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's National from July 2000 to June 2012 and has worked for over three decades in infectious diseases and infection prevention. She was a member of Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee from 2003-2008 and participated in the development of guidelines for prevention of transmission of multi-drug resistant organisms.

Dr. Singh is a Fellow of SHEA, and was the Chair of External Affairs Committee during 2012-2013. She has worked to expand links with international societies and the reach of SHEA's international program and with the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Diseases (ESCMID) co-authored "ESCMID's Guidelines for Infection Prevention and Control measures to reduce Transmission of Multi drug resistant Gram-Negative bacteria in hospitalised patients". Dr. Singh represents SHEA to World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization.

In 2009, Dr. Singh was Fulbright Scholar at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Cochi, India) and established Antimicrobial stewardship and enhanced infection prevention programs there. She received her pediatric training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and her Infectious Diseases training at National Institute of Health. She has a Masters of Public Health and Graduate certificate in Health Information Technology from the George Washington University. She has been involved in infection prevention initiatives in low and income middle countries and this is a primary area of her work interest at present.