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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

Healthcare Associated Infections

Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)

Haley Beeman, MPH

Healthcare-Associated Infections Epidemiologist

317.234.2805 office

317.234.2812 fax


Antibiotic Resistance & Antibiotic Stewardship

Antimicrobial Resistance (AR)

Antimicrobial Stewardship (AS)

Ashley Clodfelder, PhD

Antimicrobial Resistance Epidemiologist

317.233.1306 office

317.234.2812 fax


Candida auris

Candida auris (CA)

Ashley Thomson

Candida auris Epidemiologist

317.501.9230 office

317.234.2812 fax


HAI/AR Resource Page

HAI/AR Prevention Resources for patients and providers

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.

Hospital Infection Preventionist  Webinar

  • The Hospital IP Webinar will be hosted bi-monthly starting tentatively August 2021 and is designed to inform and promote strategies for hospital infection prevention teams.

Page last reviewed and updated: June 2021