Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed., CIC, FAPIC

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Maureen Spencer, MEd, RN, has been an infection preventionist for over 40 years and is board certified in infection control (CIC). As one of the early pioneers in infection control, she was awarded the APIC National Carole DeMille Award in 1990 and was selected as one of the APIC Heroes of Infection Prevention in 2007 for her work in establishing an MRSA and Staph aureus Elimination Program at New England Baptist, an Orthopedic Center of Excellence in 2006.

In 2012 she was selected as one of the "Who's Who of Infection Prevention," and in 2017, she was recognized as a Fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (FAPIC) for her advanced practice in infection prevention and leader within the field.
She is currently an independent infection preventionist consultant. Maureen was previously the director, Clinical Education at Accelerate Diagnostics, Corporate Director, Infection Prevention for Universal Health Services,infection control director at New England Baptist Hospital, and director of the Infection Control Unit at Mass General Hospital. Maureen has presented numerous research abstracts and lectures at national and international conferences and published many peer reviewed articles on healthcare associated infections.
"Establishing a Culture of Safety: A Bundled Approach for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections" is a presentation she has delivered at both national and international conferences based on a surgical stewardship program she developed called the "7 S Bundle". Internationally, she has taught in Austria, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, France, Turkey, Argentina, Canada, New Zealand, and South Korea.