Health Scientist, State Strategy and Evaluation team
CDC Division of healthcare quality promotion
Elizabeth Mothershed serves as the team lead for the State Strategy and Evaluation Team, Office of the Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP). Her team works to understand the system of public health, healthcare and other partners within a state working together on HAI/AR prevention, and leverage how HAI/AR programs strategically engage with these partners to address HAIs/AR. Since 2011, Ms. Mothershed has worked on policies and partnerships in support of DHQP’s mission to promote safety, quality, and value in healthcare delivery systems. She has focused on partnership building and working with local and state health agencies to promote best practices of healthcare associated infection policy implementation for building sustainable HAI programs for prevention impact. In 2014, as part of the Ebola Domestic Infection Control Task Force, she played a key role coordinating activities for the Rapid Ebola Preparedness (REP) visits to assess infection control practices and hospital readiness for treating potential Ebola patients. Ms. Mothershed received a B.S. in Molecular Biology from Berry College in Rome, GA and an M.S. in Microbiology from the University of Georgia with a focus on infectious disease pathogenesis.
Wednesday, July 10
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM