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Utah Healthcare Infection Prevention (UHIP) Governance Committee

Description

The Utah Healthcare Infection Prevention (UHIP) Governance Committee is a multi-disciplinary panel of state leaders in patient safety, infectious diseases, and infection control. Membership is comprised from a broad base of care delivery groups across the State, and it is organized and staffed by the Utah Department of Health. The UHIP Governance
Committee meets quarterly at the State Capitol, Senate Office Building in the Olmstead Room.

Purpose

To provide leadership and direction for healthcare-associated infection prevention and reporting activities in Utah.

UHIP Agenda/Minutes

 

Members

  • Allyn Nakashima, MD - Utah Department of Health
  • Andi Stubbs, RN - Utah Association for Home Health
  • Arlen Jarrett, MD, FACOG - Iasis Healthcare, Utah Division; Utah Hospitals and Health Systems Administration
  • Boaz Markewitz, MD - University Health Care/University Hospitals and Clinics
  • Brett Heikens, RN, MBA - University of Utah/Kolff Dialysis Center
  • Carolyn Reese, RN - Utah Healthcare Association
  • Cherie Frame, RN, CIC - Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiolgy, Inc. (APIC), Utah Chapter
  • Dean Sanpei, MPA - Utah House of Representatives
  • Doug Smith, MD - Intermountain Healthcare
  • Jack Draxler - Utah House of Representatives
  • Jeanmarie Mayer, MD - University Health Care/University Hospitals and Clinics, UHIP Chair
  • Joe Miner, MD - Utah County Health Department
  • Judy Daly, PhD - Primary Children's Medical Center
  • Juliana Preston, MPA - Healthinsight
  • Lisa Evans, RN - Uintah Basin Medical Center
  • Melissa Guseman, RN - Salt Lake Surgical Center
  • Patty Watkins, RN - Salt Lake Regional Medical Center
  • Rex Olsen, JD - Utah Department of Health
  • Terry Clemmer, MD - Intermountain Healthcare
  • Tom Kurrus, MD - Mountainstar/St. Marks
  • Wayne Kinsey, BSN, RN - Promise Hospital of Salt Lake

 

Contact

Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
801-538-6191
Fax: 801-538-9913
Email: epi@utah.gov
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

24-Hour Urgent Event & Disease Reporting

1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)
 

Regular Business Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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