Marcia has been involved in infection control for 35 years in a variety of settings. She possesses a broad infection control background, including acute care, ambulatory care, home health/hospice, consultation, education, regulatory compliance, and governmental affairs. She is a community leader, working closely with state and local health departments on infection prevention issues, including mandatory reporting and the statewide HAI work group.
As an active APIC member, Marcia has been involved in national “Safe Injection Practices” work; was co-editor of the first “MRSA Elimination Guide” and helped develop and teach the first APIC course for Ambulatory Surgery Centers. She is a sought- after speaker, able to relate complex concepts to a variety of audiences in an entertaining manner. She was a member of the Board of Directors, Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology, Inc., 2009-2012. Marcia has served on a number of APIC committees, including Program, Governmental Affairs, Nominating and Awards, and helped develop and is faculty for ASC 101 and 102 courses and has taught the EPI courses as well.