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Infection Control Committee. He has given numerous lectures and

conferences on infectious disease topics while a faculty member at

Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Bergquist also serves as an Infectious

Disease consultant for several healthcare facilities in the Latrobe


-- Dr. Bergquist was nominated as a Rural Hospital Representative.

Dorothy Borton, RN, BSN, CIC

Infection Control Practitioner

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network

-- Ms. Borton has 25 years of infection control experience. She has

served on numerous committees in the Delaware Valley Chapter of APIC

where she is the current past president and chair of the education

committee. She has served on the PHC4 advisory board.

-- Ms. Borton was nominated as a Non-rural Hospital Representative.

Patrick J. Brennan, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Professor of Medicine

-- Dr. Brennan has served as the Chief of Healthcare Quality and Patient

Safety at Penn from 2001 to 2005. Dr. Brennan oversees Medical Affairs

and has recently developed a Center for Evidence Based practice. Dr.

Brennan is an infectious disease physician and served as Director of

Infection Control for eleven years. He has also served as Director of

Tuberculosis Control for the city of Philadelphia for seven years. He

is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). He will become

the president of SHEA in 2008.

-- Dr. Brennan was nominated as a Non-rural Hospital Representative.

Kenneth Brubaker, M.D

Director of Geriatric Program

Willow Valley Retirement Community

-- Dr. Brubaker is the Medical Director of several Nursing Homes,

including Willo

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