Karen Hoffman RN MS CIC FAPIC FSHEA
Infection Preventionist Consultant
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Karen is an Infection Preventionist (IP) Consultant. She has specialized in infection prevention and control for 4 decades, serving for 24 years as the Associate Director of the North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE), and is adjunct faculty at the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine. Karen is a Fellow in the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). She is the 2019 APIC Past President. Karen earned her BS in Nursing from Indiana University and her Master’s in Healthcare Epidemiology from the University of Virginia.