Infection prevention specialist
Swedish Medical Center
Sara M. Reese, PhD, MPH, CIC, FAPIC is currently the Manager of Infection Prevention at Swedish Medical Center. Previously she worked at Denver Health Medical Center as an Infection Prevention Specialist for 6 years. Prior to that she worked at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as the Patient Safety Program Coordinator. She received her PhD in Microbiology from Colorado State University in 2008 followed by a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She earned a Master’s in Public Health degree in 2017 from Colorado School of Public Health She has performed numerous studies on HAI reporting and validation, standardization of infection prevention practices and improvements to risk prediction modeling for surgical site infections. She currently serves as President for the APIC Mile High Chapter. She has authored and co-authored numerous publications and has presented a many local, regional and national conferences.
Thursday, June 13
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM