Welcome to the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology; Inc, Northeast Ohio (APIC NEO) chapter home page.

APIC NEO promotes clinical and professional practice by continually improving the practice of infection prevention and healthcare epidemiology. APIC NEO supports and utilizes

APIC’s professional and practice standards.

Chapter 017 began in 1976 as APIC Greater Cleveland. The official name changed to APIC NEO in 1993 to reflect the steady growth of our chapter.

Members come from diverse groups which include nurses, medical technologists, epidemiologists, and business partners. We work at hospitals, extended-care facilities, ambulatory centers, health departments, clinics, and medical supply companies.

2012 -Chapter of Excellence in the category of Clinical and Professional Practice

2008 - Chapter Excellence Award in the category of Research