The SHEA Education & Research Foundation, formed in 2011, is dedicated to advancing the field of healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship through education and research. The Foundation has three areas of focus:

  • Education and recognition of leaders in the field
  • Promotion of an international exchange of ideas
  • Fostering a strategic scientific research agenda

Vision: Creating and empowering the future of safe healthcare.

Mission: The SHEA Education & Research Foundation is dedicated to furthering the education and advancement of professionals in the field of healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention globally. It is a charitable educational organization dedicated to strengthening the scholarship and expertise of emerging and current healthcare epidemiologists, including physicians, scientists, health care professionals, and promoting a better understanding of infection prevention in the general public.


For more information about the work, mission, and programs of the SHEA Education & Research Foundation, please contact Kristy Weinshel at

Awards & Scholarships
Research Network
Research Scholar Program
SHEA Award Winners
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