Babcock, Hilary (US)

Washington University School of Medicine

Dr Hilary Babcock is a Professor of Medicine in the Infectious Diseases division at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis and Medical Director for the Infection Prevention and Epidemiology Consortium of BJC HealthCare, a multi-hospital system in St Louis. She completed a Master’s degree in Public Health from St Louis University. She is also an associate hospital epidemiologist at Barnes Jewish Hospital and the Medical Director for Occupational Health for Infectious Diseases for Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St Louis Children’s Hospitals. She is a fellow of both IDSA and SHEA. She is the current President of SHEA. She is a member of HICPAC (CDC Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee). Her research interests include healthcare associated infections, transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings and protection of healthcare personnel.