Marin Schweizer, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa and an Investigator at the Center for Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) at the Iowa City VA Health Care System.

She is also Associate Director of Education and Workforce Development for the University of Iowa Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). She received her undergraduate degree from Drake University and her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Maryland.

Her research interests include preventing and treating healthcare-associated infections, specifically surgical site infections and S. aureus bacteremia. Her current grants focus on de-implementing unnecessary (and potentially harmful) tests and treatments.  She serves as Principal Investigator (PI) on two Veterans Affairs Health Services Research grants target de-implementing unnecessary long-term antibiotics after prosthetic joint infection, and de-implementing unnecessary urine testing and treatment prior to surgery (along with co-PI Kalpana Gupta).

Currently, she serves on the Leadership Team of the SHEA Research Network (SRN), as a member of the SHEA Planning Committee for the spring conference, and she is a member of the Program Committee for the SHEA Prevention Course in HAI Knowledge and Control (Prevention CHKC). Previously, she served on the SHEA Research Committee and the SHEA Education Committee. She was an author on the SHEA Hand Hygiene Compendium and the SHEA White Paper on Quasi-Experimental Designs.