Greene, Christine (US)

NSF International

Dr. Christine Greene is the Principal Investigator for Sanitation and Contamination Control at NSF International, Applied Research Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Health Sciences and an MPH in Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology from the University of Michigan. Her work serves to improve methods for environmental contamination monitoring and strengthen current guidelines to control healthcare-associated infections and stimulate innovative approaches to reduce the risk of biofilm-related infections, pathogen transmission and the environmental persistence of infectious agents. Dr. Greene is the ISO TC 304 Convener for International Standards on Hand Hygiene and is a member of the Canadian Standards Association work group on cleaning and disinfection standards for healthcare. She serves on the board of The Infection Prevention Strategy (TIPS) and is a co-founder of the Healthcare Infection Transmission Systems (HITS) Consortium – an organization that uses a cross-disciplinary, systems approach to addressing the pressing issues around infection control.