Open positions in 2020

  • 1 Vice President role
  • 2 Counselor roles

Vice-President (this is a 4-year commitment as VP, President-Elect, President, and Past-President) Past board experience is required. Average Time Commitment including preparation time: 5 hours a month

  • Attend and actively participate in 3 Board face-to-face meetings per year
  • Actively participate in up to 9 Board conference calls per year
  • Serve on the Executive Committee
  • Serve as liaison to committees as appointed
  • Vote on motions made by the Board
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Board in the absence of the President and President-Elect
  • Receive orientation from President/President-Elect
  • Perform duties as delegated by President
  • Ensure that goals of assigned committees are aligned with the Board’s strategic plan
  • Participate in carrying out goals of strategic plan
  • Participate in fundraising activities as assigned

President-Elect (1 year) Average Time Commitment including preparation time: 5 hours a month

  • Attend and actively participate in 3 Board face-to-face meetings per year
  • Actively participate in up to 9 Board conference calls per year
  • Serve on the Executive Committee
  • Serve as liaison to committees as appointed
  • Vote on motions made by the Board
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Board in the absence of the President
  • Receive orientation from President
  • Provide orientation to the Vice-President
  • Perform duties as delegated by President
  • Ensure that goals of assigned committees are aligned with the Board’s strategic plan
  • Participate in carrying out goals of strategic plan
  • Participate in fundraising activities as assigned

President (1 year) Average Time Commitment including preparation time: 8 hours a week

  • Attend and actively participate in 3 Board face-to-face meetings per year
  • Actively participate in up to 9 Board conference calls per year
  • Chair and actively participate in Executive Committee conference calls
  • Vote on motions made by the Board
  • Provide orientation to the President-Elect
  • Serve as primary spokesperson for the Society for media and policy, or designate such spokesperson(s)
  • Identify and appoint a Nominating Committee
  • Work with Standing Committee chairs to appoint committee members
  • Provide active feedback and consultation to SHEA Executive Director
  • Oversee annual evaluation of SHEA Executive Director
  • Ensure that goals of assigned committees are aligned with the Board’s strategic plan
  • Participate in carrying out goals of strategic plan
  • Participate in fundraising activities as assigned

Immediate Past President/Past President Average Time Commitment including preparation time: 3 hours a week

  • Attend and actively participate in 3 Board face-to-face meetings per year
  • Actively participate in up to 9 Board conference calls per year
  • Serve as liaison to committees as appointed
  • Vote on motions made by the Board
  • Participate as vital part of the Board leadership
  • Serve on the Executive Committee
  • Provide follow-up reports on ongoing activities
  • Serve on Nominations Committee
  • Serve as the SHEA liaison to the IDSA Board
  • Perform duties as delegated by President
  • Ensure that goals of assigned committees are aligned with the Board’s strategic plan
  • Participate in carrying out goals of strategic plan
  • Participate in fundraising activities as assigned

Councilor and International Councilor (2-year term) Average Time Commitment including preparation time: 5 hours a month

  • Attend and actively participate in 3 Board face-to-face meetings per year
  • Actively participate in up to 9 Board conference calls per year
  • Serve as liaison to committees as appointed
  • Vote on motions passed by the Board
  • Provide healthcare epidemiology perspective to inform Board decisions
  • Perform duties as delegated by President
  • Ensure that goals of assigned committees are aligned with the Board’s strategic plan
  • Participate in carrying out goals of strategic plan
  • Participate in fundraising activities as assigned
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How do you know if you are ready to run for the SHEA Board of Trustees?

2020 Open SHEA Board Positions

SHEA is looking for the best candidates to fill open board positions each year. Often, qualified candidates pass up the opportunity for fear they aren’t ready. Below are the key qualities we are looking for in board members to help our members gauge their readiness to run for an open board position.

The ability to think strategically and analytically and to effectively communicate thoughts and the reasons for them.

As a board member, this means that you can not be “in the weeds.” You have to look up and out and scan the environment for opportunities and threats to best position SHEA to respond. You have to make sure you are bringing your expertise at a higher level to board meetings and participating in a way that is clear and persuasive. As a board member, you are not doing the work of the staff but you are setting the direction and guiding principals of all SHEA activities. You have to be at a point in your career where you can see the bigger picture of infection prevention/antibiotic stewardship and what this means on a global scale.

Possession of earned respect of other key stakeholder group members

SHEA member will only elect member with strong reputations in the field. You don’t have to be the most well published or researched, you do not even have to work at an academic institution. You do have to have a reputation for being honest and committed.

The ability to work well with others as a member of a collaborative group with group decision-making authority.

SHEA has a collaborative culture that really stems from the collaborative nature of our members and how they work within their own healthcare settings. Ensuring that we are communicating with other groups and maintaining this reputation is important. Board members have to be willing to work with other societies and groups in this manner. The board makes thoughtful, evidence based decisions based all available information and board members have to be willing to stand behind this process even if they are not personally supportive of the decision. To be successful, Board members have to be committed to the process and agree to support the actions of the board as a result and not backchannel with each other or members.

Understanding of the fiduciary duties of loyalty, care, and obedience by committing to SHEA. 

When you are elected to the SHEA board you become SHEA. Everything you say or do reflects on the organization and when you talk, people see you as a leader of the organization. When you sit in a board meeting you need to make decisions not based on personal preference or what’s best for your institution but what is best for SHEA the organization. To be successful, you have to be able to delineate these roles successfully.

Demonstrated understanding of the differences between “oversight” and “supervision.”

The only employee of the SHEA Board of Trustees is the SHEA Executive Director. The SHEA Board supervises this role but in all other cases provides oversight for ensuring that volunteers, committees, task forces, workgroups, and liaisons are executing on the strategic plan to achieve the mission of SHEA. 

Earned reputation for emotional maturity, personal integrity, and honesty.

SHEA volunteer leaders come from many different backgrounds and have their own areas of expertise and passion. Being able to work with them as well as other stakeholders with respect is critical. Having a reputation of emotional maturity, personal integrity, and honesty is integral to this successful relationship.

A demonstrated familiarity with the body of knowledge related to both the process for which the group is responsible as well as the substantive content of the subject area within which decisions and choices will have to be made.

Good board members have worked in infection prevention and stewardship roles. They understand the landscape of what is going on in healthcare settings and can bring the expertise to the Board.

Willingness and availability of time and effort required to be prepared and effective in board discussions.

This clearly includes both willingness and availability. Successful board members put in hard work to ensure they are prepared. It takes up time, and those that are overcommitted in other areas may find that board service is unrealistic. Serving the SHEA board sets you up for other leadership opportunities. There is an expectation that you will be present on calls and prepared to make decisions. 

SHEA Board of Trustees’ primary responsibilities:

  • Interpret and enact the five-year strategic plan
  • Ensure effective organizational planning
  • Ensure adequate resources and manage resources effectively
  • Support the Executive Director and assess his/her performance
  • Determine, monitor, and strengthen SHEA’s program and services
  • Enhance SHEA’s public standing
  • Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability
  • Orient new Board members and assess Board performance

 

SHEA Board of Trustees’ legal responsibilities:

  • A Board member exercises reasonable care when making a decision as a steward of the organization
  • A Board member acts in the best interests of the organization and can never use information obtained as a member for personal gain
  • A Board member actions are faithful to SHEA’s mission and public trust is placed in the Board that donated funds will be used to fulfill the society’s mission

SHEA's accomplishments are grounded in outstanding leadership from the Board of Trustees, committee chairs and members, and additional volunteers. The Board of Trustees sets SHEA's strategic direction and holds responsibility for the actions and policies recommended by SHEA committees.


David K Henderson, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
President 
Bethesda, MD

Mary Hayden, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
President - Elect
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Sharon B. Wright, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA
Vice President
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

David J. Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA
Secretary
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
 
A. Rekha Murthy, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
Treasurer
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Los Angeles, CA
No relevant financial disclosures.
 
Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, FISDA, FSHEA
Past President
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
 
Judith Guzman-Cottrill, DO, FSHEA
Councilor
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR 
Financial Disclosures Pending
 

Sarah Haessler, MD, MS
Councilor
Baystate Health
Springfield, MA

Clare Rock, MD, MS
Councilor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Trevor Van Schooneveld, MD
Councilor
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE
Financial Disclosures: Insmed - Advisory/Consultant Role

Corey A. Forde, MD, DM
International Councilor
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Barbados

Latania K Logan, MD, MSPH
PIDS Liaison
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Anurag Malani, MD
Community-Based Healthcare Epidemiologist Liaison
St. Joseph Mercy Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

Past Presidents

SHEA is thankful for the strategic direction provided by all our volunteers, members of the Board of Trustees, and SHEA Past Presidents.

"Race Against Resistance" Education Scholarships  

The SHEA "Race Against Resistance" Education Scholarship was established by the SHEA Education and Research Foundation (SHEA ERF) to promote antibiotic stewardship training and education. These scholarships will be awarded to a practitioner in Antibiotic Stewardship interested in learning how to create, lead and research antibiotic stewardship in order to achieve better patient outcomes. SHEA established this scholarship thanks to the dedication of SHEA members who committed to “Race Against Resistance” and fund raise on behalf of the SHEA ERF to raise these funds. Each scholarship recipient will receive a complimentary registration to a SHEA course of their choice on antibiotic stewardship as well as a $500 travel stipend. Applications are due June 1, 2020.

Eligibility

  1. Nominees may be at any stage in their career.
  2. Nominees WITHOUT significant prior experience in creating, leading and conducting research in antibiotic stewardship will be preferenced. 
  3. Prior recipients of the "Race Against Resistance" Scholarship are ineligible for this award.

To apply, please submit the completed application form along with:

  • CV
  • A letter of no more than one page describing why you would like to have additional training in antibiotic stewardship and your career goals.
  • A letter from your supervisor or a colleague in the field, outlining your qualifications and leadership skills.

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Staff

Kristy Weinshel, MBA, CAE
Executive Director 

Lynne Batshon
Director, Policy and Practice

Jade Belcher
Online Learning and Development Coordinator

Lorenzo Brady
Member Database and Governance Coordinator

Valerie Deloney, MBA
Guidelines and Research Consultant

Faith Ham
Manager, Membership & Marketing 

Lauré Herzog
Manager, Education and Meetings

Jessica Johnson
Director, Education and Meetings

Lindsay MacMurray
Managing Editor, ICHE

 

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
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Phone: 703-684-1006
Fax: 703-684-1009

Please email info@shea-online.org to inquire about current job openings at SHEA Headquarters. 

 

These standing committees develop and implement programs and projects that address the SHEA strategic vision and goals.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee
Tamar F. Barlam, MD, MSC
Boston Medical Center

Awards Committee
Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Conflict of Interest Review Committee
Keith Kaye, MD, MPH
University of Michigan Medical School

Education Committee
Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Montefiore/Albert Einstein Medical Center

External Affairs Committee
Xiaoyan Song, MD
Children's National Medical Center

Guidelines Committee
Joshua K. Schaffzin , MD, PhD
Cincinnati Childrens

Nominations Committee
Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH
Washington University School of Medicine 

Public Policy and Government Affairs Committee
Kari Simonsen, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Publications Committee
Michael Stevens, MD, MPH
Virginia Commonwealth University 

Research Committee
Deverick Anderson, MD
Duke University

SHEA Mentor Scholar Award | SHEA Senior Scholarship Award | SHEA Pediatric Scholarship Award | SHEA Mid-Career Scholarship Award | SHEA International Scholarship Award | SHEA Advanced Practice IP Award | SHEA Antibiotic Stewardship Scholarship Award

The following awards are selected based on applications sent to the SHEA Awards committee. The application deadline has been extended to July 3, 2020. All award materials or questions can be submitted to foundation@shea-online.org. More information is below.

SHEA Mentor Scholar Award

The SHEA Mentor Scholar Award is intended to honor an individual recognized for his/her dedication and excellence in mentoring trainees in infection prevention and control. The award consists of $1,500 and a plaque.

Eligibility

  1. Nominees must be recognized for their impact on education infection prevention and control
  2. Nominees must be members of SHEA in good standing
  3. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member outside of the nominee's institution
  2. A support letter from the nominee's mentees
  3. Each nominee must submit a curriculum vitae
  4. Application

SHEA Senior Scholarship Award

The SHEA Senior Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practitioner in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice for 15 years or more. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.

Eligibility

  1. SHEA member in good standing.
  2. In practice for 15 years or more (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training).

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology
  2. Nominee's CV
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominee's goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology
  4. Application

SHEA Pediatric Scholarship Award

The SHEA Pediatric Scholarship Award is intended to recognize the work of an investigator/practitioner in pediatric infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to the field of pediatric infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.

Eligibility

  1. SHEA member in good standing.
  2. Significant contributions to pediatric infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology

Nomination Procedure:

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology
  2. Nominee's CV
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominee's goals and interest in infection prevention, healthcare epidemiology, or antibiotic stewardship
  4. Application

SHEA Mid-Career Scholarship Award

The SHEA Mid-Career Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practitioner in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice for 5-15 years. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.

Eligibility

  1. SHEA member in good standing.
  2. In practice for 5-15 years (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training)
  3. Prior recipients of SHEA Investigator Award (pre-2015) or SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award are ineligible for this award

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology
  2. Nominee's CV
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominee's goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology
  4. Application

SHEA International Scholarship Award

The SHEA International Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practitioner in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice outside of the United States and Canada. The award consists of $1,750 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.

Eligibility

  1. SHEA member in good standing
  2. In practice outside of the United States and Canada

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology
  2. Nominee's CV
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominee's goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology
  4. Application

SHEA Advanced Practice IP Award

The SHEA Advanced Practice Infection Prevention (IP) Award is intended to recognize professional accomplishments and contributions to the science of infection prevention, healthcare epidemiology, or antibiotic stewardship by an experienced professional in the field. The award will be given annually to a non-physician infection preventionist to support his/her continuing education and professional development. The award consists of $1,250, and a plaque. The Awards Committee will recommend the finalist to the SHEA Board of Trustees for approval.

Eligibility

  1. Nominee must be a professional actively involved in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology for at least 10 years.
  2. Nominee must be an active SHEA and/or Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) member.
  3. Nominee must be a recognized expert and show evidence of significant contributions to infection prevention and control research, and have created, delivered, promoted, or influenced infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology practice, or influenced public perception, attitudes, and awareness.
  4. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology
  2. Nominee's CV
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominee's goals and interest in infection prevention, healthcare epidemiology, or antibiotic stewardship
  4. Application

SHEA Antibiotic Stewardship Scholarship Award

The SHEA Antibiotic Stewardship Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practitioner in antibiotic stewardship that has been involved in stewardship for 5 years or more. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to antibiotic stewardship programs and research. The Awards Committee will recommend the finalist to the SHEA Board of Trustees for approval.

Eligibility

  1. SHEA member in good standing
  2. In practice for 5 years or more (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training)

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to antibiotic stewardship
  2. Nominee's CV
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominee's goals and interest in antibiotic stewardship
  4. Application

SHEA Lectureship

  • 2020 - Mark Rupp
  • 2019 Trish M. Perl
  • 2018 - Jan E. Patterson
  • 2017 - Neil O. Fishman
  • 2016 - Daniel J. Sexton
  • 2015 - Richard Platt
  • 2014 - Lisa Saiman
  • 2013 - Denise Cardo
  • 2012 - William Rutala
  • 2011 - Victoria Fraser
  • 2010 - David Henderson
  • 2009 - Elaine Larson
  • 2008 - Didier Pittet
  • 2007 - Dale Gerding
  • 2006 - C. Glen Mayhall
  • 2005 - Robert Weinstein
  • 2004 - Lindsay Nicolle
  • 2003 - William Jarvis
  • 2001 - William Scheckler
  • 2000 - Walter Hierholzer
  • 1999 - Dennis Maki
  • 1998 - John E. McGowan
  • 1997 - Richard Wenzel
  • 1996 - William Schaffner
  • 1995 - Philip S. Brachman
  • 1993 - John V. Bennett

SHEA Senior Scholarship Award

  • 2020 - Trish Perl-DeLisle
  • 2019 Robert A. Weinstein
  • 2018 - David J. Weber
  • 2017 - William Schaffner
  • 2016 - Ebbing Lautenbach
  • 2015 - Daniel J. Sexton

SHEA Mid-Career Scholarship Award

  • 2020 - Kyle Popovich
  • 2019Daniel Morgan
  • 2018 - Anucha Apisarnthanarak
  • 2017 - Nasia Safdar
  • 2016 - Erik R. Dubberke
  • 2015 - Keith Kaye

SHEA Antibiotic Steward Scholar Award

  • 2020 - Katie Suda
  • 2019 - Jeffrey S. Gerber
  • 2018 - Deverick J. Anderson 
  • 2017 - Sara Cosgrove

SHEA Pediatric Scholarship Award (formerly SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award)

  • 2020 - Latania Logan
  • 2019 - Judy Guzman-Cottrill
  • 2018 - Kristina A. Bryant
  • 2017 - Pranita Tamma
  • 2016 - Nalini Singh
  • 2015 - Susan Coffin
  • 2014 - Danielle Zerr
  • 2012 - Thomas Sandora
  • 2011 - Grace Lee
  • 2010 - Aaron Milstone
  • 2009 - Theoklis Zaoutis

SHEA International Scholarship Award (formerly SHEA International Award)

  • 2020 - Corey Forde
  • 2019 - Jaffar A. Al -Tawfiq
  • 2016 - Nordiah Jalil
  • 2015 - Anucha Apisarnthanark
  • 2014 - Linus Ndegwa
  • 2013 - Hitoshi Honda
  • 2012 - Hanan Balkhy
  • 2011 - Milica Jovanovic
  • 2010 - Giulia DeAngelis
  • 2009 - Alexandre Marra
  • 2008 - Le Thi Anh Thu
  • 2007 - Anucha Apisarnthanarak

SHEA Advanced Practice Infection Preventionist Award

  • 2020 - Linda McKinley
  • 2019 - Loretta Litz Fauerbach
  • 2018 - Joan Hebden
  • 2017 - Kathleen Gase
  • 2016 - Mary Alexander Oden
  • 2015 - Mary Lou Manning 
  • 2014 - Gail Potter-Bynoe
  • 2013 - Dolly Greene
  • 2012 - Susan Dolan
  • 2011 - Jeanne Zack
  • 2010 - Karen Hoffmann
  • 2009 - Barbara Soule
  • 2008 - Janet Haas
  • 2007 - Jean Pottinger, RN
  • 2005 - Jennie Mayfield
  • 2004 - Carol O'Boyle

SHEA Mentor Scholar Award

  • 2019 - Keith Kaye
  • 2018 - Aaron Milstone
  • 2017 - Kent Sepkowitz
  • 2016 - Richard Platt
  • 2015 - Issam I. Raad
  • 2014 - Leonard Mermel
  • 2013 - Richard Wenzel
  • 2012 - Loreen Herwldt
  • 2011 - Yehuda Carmeli
  • 2010 - Trish M. Perl
  • 2009 - Victoria Fraser
  • 2008 - Robert Weinstein
  • 2007 - Anthony Harris
  • 2006 - Deverick J. Anderson
  • 2005 - Andreas Tietz
  • 2004 - Megan Clancy

SHEA Barry Farr Award

  • 2020 - Lin T. Phan
  • 2019 - Gonzalo Bearman
  • 2018 - Amy J. Ray
  • 2017 - David K. Warren 
  • 2016 - Jesse T. Jacob
  • 2015 - Kalpana Gupta
  • 2014 - Thomas Talbot
  • 2013 - Amit Chitnis
  • 2012 - Sean Berenholtz
  • 2011 - Ajay Sethi
  • 2010 - Kyle Popovich
  • 2009 - Gopi Patel
  • 2008 - Deverick Anderson
  • 2006 - Oliver Lesens

SHEA William Jarvis Award

  • 2020 - Christina Thornton
  • 2019 - Pinyo Rattanaumpawan
  • 2018 - Maria Souli
  • 2017 - Jacqui Reilly 
  • 2016 - Cristina Bellini
  • 2015 - Caroline Quach
  • 2014 - Victor Rosenthal
  • 2013 - Eu Suk Kim
  • 2012 - Wing Kin (John) Yeung
  • 2011 - Benedetta Allegranzi
  • 2010 - Anucha Apisarnthanarak
  • 2009 - Evangelos Kritsotakis
  • 2008 - Arnoldo Colombo
  • 2007 - Pnina Shitrit

Sue Bradley Reviewer Award

  • 2020 - David Henderson
  • 2019 - Joseph Mylotte

Jonathan Freeman Scholarship

  • 2020 - Mohamed Abbas, Maggie Collison, Melanie Goebel, Jessica Howard-Anderson, Sarimer Sanchez, Jessica Tischendorf, Kendall Tucker, Tina Wang, Michael Yarrington, Sara Karaba
  • 2019 - Ana C. Blanchard, Rebecca Same, Jessica Seidelman, Ahmed Babiker, Kap Sum Foong, Aki Sakurai
  • 2018 - Ibukunoluwa Akinboyo, Rupak Datta, Mireia Puig-Asensio, Teppei Shimasaki, Anna Sick-Samuels
  • 2017 - Sonali Advani, Jason Burnham, Katie Chiotos, Khlid Eljaay, Hajime Kanamori, Muhanad Mohamed, Greg Schrank, Maroun Sfeir, Matthew Ziegler
  • 2016 - J. Bradford Bertumen, Kazuaki Jindai, Rachael Lee, Lovisa Bjork Olfsdottir, Nicole Poole, Hiroki Saito, Michelle Toleman
  • 2015 - Abigail Carlson, Valerie Cluzet, Michael Durkin, Dana Mazo, Pretti Mehrotra, Rossana Rosa
  • 2014 - Roger V. Araujo-Castillo, Larry K. Kociolek, Jennie H. Kwon, Benjamin S. Thomas, Sergio Enrique Treviño Castillo
  • 2013 - Duha Al-Zubeidi, Westyn Branch-Elliman, Jonathan Crews, Michihiko Goto, and Clare Rock
  • 2012 - David B. Banach, Jennifer H. Han, Kayoko Hayakawa, Stephen Y. Liang, Robyn D. Schmucker, Julia F. Shaklee, and Melissa Viray
  • 2011 - Jennifer Esbenshade, Zhuolin "Julia" Han, James Johnson, Karina Top, Heather Young
  • 2010 - Natasha Bagdasarian, Hitoshi Honda, Dror Marchaim, Emily Landon Mawdsley, Christopher Moore
  • 2009 - Sarah Boggs, Amy Mathers, Teena Chopra, Tejal Mehta, Brian Metzger
  • 2008 - Emily Shuman, Ludmyla Gerasymchuk, Paschalis Vergidis, Adina Musta, Suchitra Rao, Patricia Dandache, Robyn Harrison, Jesse Jacob, Brian Schwartz
  • 2007 - Luke Chen, Daniel Morgan, Catherine Passaretti, Stephanie Smith
  • 2006 - Monica Ardura, Shigeki Fujitani, Zeina Kanafani, Brian Pien, Michelle Barton-Forbes, Marci Drees, Jennifer Grant, Gregory Rose, Laraine Washer
  • 2005 - Deverick Anderson, Leanne Gasnick, Larissa Matukas, Lisa Young, Imad Tleyjeh
  • 2004 - David Huang, Armando Paez, Amy Ray, Rebecca Chandler, Shira Doron, Regina LaRocque, Lisa Maragakis, Philip Polgreen
  • 2002 - Hilary Babcock
  • 2001 - David Calfee, Stephan Harbarth

Gina Pugliese Scholarship

  • 2020 -  Jean Barth, Monica Baxter, Constance Cutler, Linda McKinley, Brenda Schwan, Shariful Sumon, Jadwiga Wojkowska-Mach, Muhammad Yaseen, Shichao Zhu, Buffy Lloyd-Krejci
  • 2019 - Keisha Gustave
  • 2018 - Caroline Silva, Melissa Morgan
  • 2017 - Anjali Bisht, Elie Kabululu, Tara Millson, Annabelle Pagbilao
  • 2016 - Laura Kate Tyner
  • 2015 - Deborah Custer, Aarikha P D'Souza, Adriana Jimenez, Fredrick Wambu
  • 2014 - Gail M. Bradford, Maureen Bunch, Elaine Anne Cloutman-Green, Linda S. Formby, Katherine Yohnke
  • 2013 - Nancy L. Havill, Debbie Sena Johnson, Julia Yaeko Kawagoe, Ann Preble, and Megan Zumberger
  • 2012 - Laurie J. Conway, Megan DiGiorgio, Ericka L. Kalp, Michelle A. Preas, Nora Protokowicz, Renee M. Savage, Adriene Y. Thorton
  • 2011 - Monica Baxter, Michael Emerick, Paula Hartzel, Lisa Karalus, Delores Nobles, Susan O'Connor-Wright
  • 2010 - Susan Borrell, Carolyn Hutchins, Amy Irvine, Monear Makvandi, Maria Clara Padoveze
  • 2009 - Angela Mitchell, Rita Secola, Amy Hughes, Martha Harris
  • 2008 - Malcolm Cook, Valerie Lambiase, Barbara Mooney
  • 2007 - Debra Lueckerath, Cathy Vigil, Ann Herman, Kris Korte, Fontaine Sands
  • 2006 - Martin Levesque, Virginia Lipke, Ryan Lund, Phillip Melling, Jennifer Arndt, Felicia Laing, Samantha Woolsey
  • 2005 - Christina Burnham, Regina Christman, Tonya Kroff, Lisa Roman, April Tracey, Jessica Hayashi, Sarah Hill, Helene Paxton, Lisa Strum, Carol Sykora

William Rutala Scholarship

  • 2020 - Mansi Agarwal, Dayane Costa, Syede E-Muneer, Cedar Mitchell, Gite Nadimpalli, Jannette Pirzadian, Veronica Weterings, Elizabeth Beam
  • 2019 -Andrea L. Ankrum, Paula D. Strassle, Elaine Cloutman-Green
    2018 - Elizabeth Walters, Haley Homer
  • 2017 - Hsiu-Yin Chiang, Adriana Jimenez
  • 2016 - Nicholas Moore, Rajeshwari Nair

SHEA Epi-Project Award

  • 2019 - 
  • 2018 - Valerie Vaughn
  • 2017 - Sara Keller
  • 2015 - Sujan C. Reddy
  • 2014 - Jason Lempp
  • 2013 - Clare Rock
  • 2012 - Marci Drees

Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship

  • 2017 - Jessica V. Hayashi
  • 2015 - Pranavi Sreeramoju
  • 2014 - Cassandra A. Landholt

SHEA Public Health Scholarships

  • 2020 - Yew Fong Lee (Malaysia Public Health), Maureen Kesande (Uganda Public Health), Ariella Dale (CO), Alana Cilwick (CO),Christopher David Evans (TN), Nov Vandarith (South Korea Public Health), Melissa Ann Cumming (MA), Allison Chan (TN), Alexia  Zhang (OR), Vivian  Leung (CT)
  • 2019 - Rachana Bhattarai (AZ), Allison Gosbin (WI), Holly Jessop (CA), Sarah Labuda (AR), Meghan Maloney (CA), Julie Paoline (PA), Kristin Privette (PA), Danielle Rankin (FL)
  • 2018 - Rany Octaria (TN), Tashina Robinson (WA), Marla Sievers (NM), Roza Tammer (OR), Brian Harl (MI), Tiina Peritz (PA), Dat Tran (OR), Scott Troppy (MA), Ahmed Hassaballa (IL), Maureen Cassidy (OR), Sean O'Malley (CA), Hannah Leeman (NH)

SHEA Yokishawa-High Abstract Award

    • 2020 - Kyle Gontjes

 

Historical Awards

SHEA Investigator Award

 

      • 2014 - Anthony Harris
      • 2013 - Tom Talbot
      • 2012 - Susan Huang
      • 2011 - Stephan Harbart
      • 2010 - Eli Perencevich
      • 2009 - Scott Fridkin
      • 2008 - Arjun Srinivasan
      • 2007 - Ebbing Lautenbach
      • 2006 - Erika D'Agata
      • 2005 - John Jernigan
      • 2004 - Mark Loeb
      • 2002 - Didier Pittet
      • 2001 - Victoria J. Fraser
      • 2000 - Trish M. Perl
      • 1999 - Issam Raad

SHEA-APIC-HHS Partnership in Prevention Award

 

      • 2014 - University of Vermont Medical Center
      • 2013 - University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics
      • 2012 - Saint Raphael Campus of Yale New Haven Hospital
      • 2010 - King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia

SHEA Trainee Award

 

      • 2014 - Brooke Decker
      • 2013 - Larry Kociolek
      • 2012 - Michael Calderwood
      • 2011 - Dror Marchaim
      • 2010 - Matthew Wise
      • 2009 - Kyle Popovich
      • 2008 - Jesse Jacob
      • 2007 - Pretta K. Kutty
      • 2006 - Kenneth M. Werner
      • 2005 - Erik Dubberke
      • 2004 - Lisa Maragakis

SHEA Travel Awards

 

    • 2011 - Adebola Ajao, Westyn Branc-Elliman, Teena Chopra, Hanna Day, Daniel Livorsi, Becky Miller, Rebekah Moehring, Jennifer Christoff Pisano, Monika Pogorzelska, Emily Sydnor
    • 2010 - David Yassa, Surbhi Leekha, Abigail Carlson, Kyle Enfield, Christopher Bettacchi, Jahyun Kang, David Banach, Becky Miller, Marlieke deKraker Dror Marchaim
    • 2009 - Muhammad Ashraf, Shelley Chang, Sarah Clock, Hitoshi Honda, Mark Lustberg, Emily Mawdsley, Nikole Scaalera, Monica Sikka, Michael Stevens Casi Wyatt
    • 2008 - Alicia Hidron, Michael Lin, Michael Melia, Jose-Mario Fontanilla, Daniel Morgan, Jon Po, Kyle Popovich, Rajiv Sahni, Elizabeth Ramos Kerri Thom
    • 2007 - David M. Bebinger, Marie de Perio, Claire N. Gentry, William Gions, Jesse Jacob, Jean-Marie Januel, Swetal Patel, Pavani Reddy, Michale Smith Nimalie Stone
    • 2006 - Sheryn Angelis, Steven Drews, Jessica Kagen, Mini Kamoj, Claire Magauran, Ulrich Seybold, Nimalie Stone Lisa Young
    • 2005 - Werner Albrich, Mehrdad Askarian, Dilek Ince, Cecilia Johnston, Kristen Larson, Alexandre Marra, Anna Rozanska, Zachary Rubin Iva Zivna
    • 2004 - Debby Ben-David, Charles De Comarmond, Eric Fulnecky, Jana Kubri , Steven J. Lawrence, Jay McDonald, Godson Oguchi, Phillip Polgreen, Rabin Shrestha Askarian
Year SHEA Member Affiliation
1992 no record  
1993 John V. Bennett CDC
1994 no record  
1995 Philip S. Brachman, MD Emory University
1996 William Schaffner, MD Vanderbilt University
1997 Richard Wenzel, MD, MSc Medical College of VA
1998 John E. McGowan, MD Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University
1999 Dennis Maki, MD University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
2000 Walter Hierholzer, MD Yale University
2001 William Scheckler, MD University of Wisconsin Medical School
2002 not awarded  
2003 William Jarvis, MD CDC
2004 Lindsay Nicolle, MD University of Manitoba
2005 Robert Weinstein, MD University of Chicago
2006 C. Glen Mayhall, MD University of Texas
2007 Dale Gerding, MD Hines VA Hospital
2008 Didier Pittet, MD, MS University of Geneva Hospitals
2009 Elaine Larson, RN, PhD Columbia University
2010* David Henderson, MD National Institutes of Health
2011 Victoria Fraser, MD Washington University
2012 William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH, FSHEA University of North Carolina School of Medicine
2013 Denise Cardo, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA CDC
2014 Lisa Saiman,MD, MPH, FSHEA; Columbia University Medical Center
2015 Richard Platt, MD, MSc, FISDA, FSHEA Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
2016 Daniel J. Sexton, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA Duke University Medical Center
2017 Neil O. Fishman, MD, MA, FSHEA, FIDSA University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2018 Jan E. Patterson, MD, MS, FIDSA, FSHEA University of Texas Health Science Center 
2019 Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc, FIDSA, FSHEA University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

* note 5th Decennial

2019  Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH
2018 Keith Kaye, MD, MPH
2017 Sara Cosgrove, MD, MS
2016 Louise-Marie Dembry, MD, FACP, MS, MBA
2015 Anthony Harris, MD, MPH
2014 Daniel J. Diekema, MD
2013 John Jernigan, MD, MS
2012 Jan E. Patterson, MD, MS
2011 Steven M. Gordon, MD
2010 Neil O. Fishman, MD
2009 Mark E. Rupp, MD
2008 Patrick J. Brennan, MD
2007 Victoria Fraser, MD
2006 Trish M. Perl, MD, MSc
2005 Leonard Mermel, DO, ScM
2004 Edward S. Wong, MD
2003 Michael Tapper, MD
2002 Barry Farr, MD
2001 William Jarvis, MD
2000 Dale Gerding, MD
1999 John Boyce, MD
1998 Elias Abrutyn, MD
1997 Robert Weinstein, MD
1996 William J. Martone, MD
1995 Bryan Simmons, MD
1994 Peter A. Gross, MD
1993 Donald E. Craven, MD
1992 John P. Burke, MD
1991 C. Glen Mayhall, MD
1990 Denis G. Maki, MD
1989 Walter J. Hierholzer, MD
1988 Richard A. Garibaldi, MD
1987 William Scheckler, MD
1986 Allen B. Kaiser, MD
1985 Richard P. Wenzel, MD
1984 Richard E. Dixon, MD
1983 William Schaffner, MD
1982 Donald Goldmann, MD
1981 John McGowan, MD

SHEA is a vibrant and dedicated community of professionals and is eager for the full participation of its membership. SHEA encourages members to serve on SHEA committees, writing groups, and task forces.  We understand that everyone actively involved in COVID-19 response and have pushed out the due date as far as possible for volunteering for SHEA Board service to meet the deadlines for election outlined in SHEA’s By-Laws. We are currently recruiting for new Board members to run for election for 2021 service. 

If you are interested in more information on how you can help SHEA, please contact us at info@shea-online.org. The email opening the volunteer opportunities is sent out each spring. Committee members generally serve three year terms beginning in January. Two positions on average are available year-to-year for each committee.

For more information, please go to MySHEA or Join Now to become a part of the SHEA Network.

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) works to maintain the utmost quality of patient care and healthcare worker safety in all healthcare settings. In this role, SHEA issues guidelines, provides education and training, and offers opinions on a wide range of issues in healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and patient and healthcare worker safety. The Society works to ensure that decisions made are truly in the best interest of the Society and its goals, and not those of other organizations.

To this end, SHEA must ensure not only that there are no genuine conflicts of interest, but also that there are no perceived conflicts of interest on the part of members who hold positions of responsibility within the organization or who engage in work on behalf of SHEA . It is therefore the policy of the organization that all financial relationships and organizational affiliations that potentially pose a conflict of interest must be disclosed, reviewed and, where appropriate, managed to ensure the highest level of transparency and accountability.

SHEA Board members, committee volunteers and others acting on behalf of the Society are required to submit annual disclosure statements outlining all financial relationships with commercial entities and organizational affiliations relevant to healthcare covering the prior two calendar years.

Planners, faculty and invited speakers for SHEA sponsored educational activities also complete disclosure and attestation statements for each educational activity in which they participate, in accordance with requirements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and SHEA’s standing policy on conflict identification and resolution for CME programs.

SHEA Conflict of Interest Policy View PDF (297 kb)

SHEA Industry Policy on Corporate Interaction

SHEA’s funding comes from a variety of sources, including membership dues, journal royalties, Annual Meeting fees, and grants from government agencies, private foundations, and industry.

To advance SHEA’s mission and primary goals, the Society accepts outside support and engages in collaborative efforts with industry, most notably pharmaceutical firms. The Society strives to maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with industry to enhance the educational benefits for members and to improve health care for the public. To ensure the establishment of relationships with industry entities without compromising accepted ethical and educational standards, the Society endorses and conforms to the strict funding of SHEA Industry Policy on Corporate Interaction.

SHEA Industry Policy on Corporate Interaction View PDF (87 kb)

Vision Statement

Safe healthcare for all.

Mission Statement

SHEA’s mission is to promote the prevention of healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance and to advance the fields of healthcare epidemiology and antibiotic stewardship.

More About SHEA

SHEA has helped define best practices in healthcare epidemiology worldwide since its founding in 1980.

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)is a professional society that improves public health by establishing infection prevention measures and supporting antibiotic stewardship among healthcare providers. We do this by educating the next generation,  leading research studies, translating research into clinical practice, developing smart policy, promoting antibiotic stewardship, and advancing and educating the field of healthcare epidemiology. We are researchers and we are practitioners. We implement standards and improve outcomes. Together, we are all advocates for building a safer, healthier future for all.

SHEA represents physicians and other healthcare professionals around the world with expertise and passion in healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship. 

SHEA’s expertise is sought by healthcare regulatory and accrediting agencies and its scientific voice guides decision-making bodies in developing rational, effective, and cost-conscious public policies.

SHEA as an organization

  • Advances the science of healthcare epidemiology through research and education.
  • Translates knowledge into effective policy and practice.
  • Mentors, trains and promotes professional development in healthcare epidemiology.
  • Collaborates and shares expertise with other organizations.
  • Adheres to high ethical standards and promotes honesty and ethical principles in the practice of epidemiology.

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