PDI Perspective Podcast: Finding the Yes: Leaning in on COVID-19 from a NY Perspective

Author: Janet Haas, PhD, RN, CIC, FSHEA, FAPIC

Categories: Clinical Pathogens/Alerts & General Infection Prevention December 15, 2020
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PDI’s Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC, interviews Janet Haas, President and CEO of Innovative Infection Prevention, former Director of Epidemiology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY, former president of APIC, and an associate editor of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) in this podcast Finding the Yes: Leaning in on COVID-19 from a NY Perspective

In this interview, Janet discusses lessons learned through COVID-19 ground-zero  — patient care, PPE supplies – and how healthcare workers, specifically infection preventionists, will be affected by the pandemic.

 

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Janet Haas PhD, RN, CIC, FSHEA, FAPIC
Janet Haas Bio image CEO and principal consulting epidemiologist at Innovative Infection Prevention

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Dr. Janet Haas is the CEO and principal consulting epidemiologist at Innovative Infection Prevention (www.innovativeinfectionprevention.com).

She earned a PhD in Nursing from Columbia University, a MS in Epidemiology from the University at Albany, NY and her BSN from the Sage Colleges in Albany, NY.

Dr. Haas has over 20 years’ experience in Infection Prevention and Control, including leadership of Epidemiology departments in multiple hospitals. She proudly served as the 2018 president of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and is an associate editor for the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC). She has a passion for research and innovation, is widely published and lectures throughout the US and internationally.

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