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Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
in Long-Term Care Coalition

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Coalition members represent long-term care providers, professional organizations, University of Wisconsin and WI Department of Health Services staff.

Coalition Members

Vanessa Arellano, RN
Infection Preventionist
Agnesian Healthcare
Joseph Boero, MD
Certified Medical Director
WI Association of Medical Directors
Gwen Borlaug, MPH, CIC
Coordinator, HAI Prevention Program
WI Division of Public Health
Debbie Briggs, RN, WWC
Assistant Director of Nursing
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Franciscan Woods
Christopher Crnich, MD
Infectious Disease Consultant
UW-Madison School of Public Health
Steve Ebert, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA
Clinical Manager, Department of Pharmacy
Meriter Hospital
Anna Greditor, RN, MSN, APNP-BC
Director of Clinical Operations
Vicky Griffin, BSN
Nurse Consultant
Division of Quality Assurance
Karen Haegerl, RN
Education Coordinator / Infection Preventionist
Park Manor Nursing Home
Paula Kock, RNc,
Director of Nursing
Park Manor Nursing Home
Anna Marciniak, MT (ASCP)
Infection Control Coordinator
Aspirus Wausau Hospital & Aspirus Clinics Inc.
Linda McKinley, MPH, CIC
Infection Preventionist
Wm. S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Marilyn Michels, MSN, CIC
Nurse Epidemiologist
Gundersen Health System

Juzell (Joey) Pettis, CDON
Executive Director
WI Director of Nursing Council

Raymond Podzorski, Ph.D
Clinical Microbiologist
ProHealth Care Laboratories
Jody Rothe, RN
Quality Consultant
MetaStar Inc.
Brenda Ryther, MSN
Nurse Researcher
UW-Madison Center for Health Systems Research & Analysis
Karen Sautbine, MSN
Project Manager/Administrator in Training
LindenGrove, Mukwonago
Alan Strobusch, M.D.
Medical Director
Wisconsin Veterans Home at King
Phyllis (Flip) Varsos, Director
Bureau of Education Services & Technology
Division of Quality Assurance

Return to the main Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long-Term Care Coalition web page.

Last Updated: September 16, 2014