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Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiology


Improve patient safety by reducing the burden of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections within the state of Indiana.


  • Conduct surveillance and provide timely outbreak response for antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections.
  • Provide support and resources for antimicrobial stewardship programs across Indiana.
  • Educate healthcare workers, public health professionals, and the public about antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, and healthcare-associated infections.
  • Facilitate relationship building between and collaboration among state partners to create a stronger and more prepared Hoosier healthcare and public health community

Source: CDC

Healthcare Associated Infections

Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)

Haley Beeman, MPH

Healthcare-Associated Infections Epidemiologist

317.234.2805 office

317.234.2812 fax

Antibiotic Resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance (AR)

Hannah Gallion, MPH

Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiologist

317.233.1306 office

317.234.2812 fax

Candida auris

Candida auris (CA)

Caleb Cox, MPH

Candida auris Epidemiologist

317.232.7814 office

317.234.2812 fax

Infection Prevention

IDOH Infection Prevention Program

Jennifer Spivey, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, FAPIC

Program Manager Infection Prevention

317.471.7844 office

317.234.2812 fax

Antibiotic Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship (AS)

Hannah Gallion, MPH

Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiologist

317.233.1306 office

317.234.2812 fax

Project Firstline

Project Firstline is a national collaborative led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide infection control training and education to frontline health care workers and public health personnel. The Indiana Department of Health is proud to partner with Project Firstline, as supported through the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Cooperative Agreement. CDC is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

For more information on Indiana Department of Health's Project Firstline initiative click here!

Indiana's Resource Collaborative for the Prevention of HAIs

The purpose of this page is to distribute provider- and patient-specific resources on the prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), antimicrobial resistance (AR), antimicrobial stewardship (AS) and other infection prevention topics.

This webpage is the product of the collaboration of multiple Indiana healthcare organizations and initiatives.

Indiana AWARE

Indiana AWARE

Indiana Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education

HAI/AR Webinar Series

A webinar designed to provide relevant information to Infection Prevention teams related to the current and emerging reportable diseases.

The Hospital IP Webinar is hosted bi-monthly, started on August 31, 2021, and is designed to inform and promote strategies for hospital infection prevention teams.

The Long-Term Care IP Webinar is hosted bi-monthly, started September 28, 2021, and is designed to inform and promote strategies for long-term care infection prevention teams.

Page last reviewed and updated: September 2021