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Assessing Cleanliness and Motivating Environmental Services Workers

Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection: Assessing Products, Procedures and Performance
Friday, October 10, 2014: 7:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 108-AB
Mark E. Rupp, MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Dr. Rupp is a Professor and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is the Medical Director of The Nebraska Medical Center Department of Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Dr. Rupp received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas. He underwent internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University and went on to complete a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases.
He is a Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, and in the subspecialty area of Infectious Diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and the Society for Hospital Epidemiology of America (SHEA). He is a past-president of SHEA and of ASM Division L (Infection Control/Hospital Epidemiology). Dr Rupp has served as a consultant for the US Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Rupp has published over 300 articles, chapters and abstracts. He frequently presents papers at national and international meetings, serves as a guest lecturer, and is an active teacher and researcher. Dr. Rupp’s research interests are in the areas of staphylococcal disease, healthcare-associated infections, and antimicrobial resistance.



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