Greater Omaha APIC

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is a multi-disciplinary, voluntary, international organization. APIC promotes wellness and prevents illness and infection world-wide by advancing health care epidemiology through education, collaboration, research, practice, and credentialing. APIC's vision is to improve the health of people worldwide by serving as the pre-eminent voice for excellence in the prevention and control of infections and related adverse outcomes.

The Greater Omaha Chapter of APIC has 134 members from western Iowa and eastern to mid-Nebraska. Monthly meetings enhance educational opportunities and provide opportunities for networking among professionals working in all phases of the healthcare continuum.

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Chapter Contacts

President - Joleen Strosahl
President-elect - Teri Fitzgerald
Past-President - Lisha Irvin Webster
Senior Board Member - Traci Holt
Junior Board Member - Shelly Andre
Membership Secretary - Gayle Gillett
Recording Secretary - Laura Hoogestraat
Treasurer-elect - Margaret Drake
Treasurer - Kristi Felix
Nominating Committee - Peg Gilbert & Brenda Heybrook

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Chapter Activities

  • October 13th Board only
  • November 5th
  • December 8th

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Chapter Sharing

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Kansas City Workship - Infection Prevetion & Control:  Rapid, Radical Response, October 23, 2015  More Information

Bed Bug Workshop - Monday, September 14, 2015, 1-3 PM  More Information

Iowa Department of Public Health Epi Update - October 13, 16, 20 & 21 in different locations in Iowa  More Information


You can shape the future of GOAPIC. New board members will be needed for the 2016 year. Please consider filling one of these important roles in our organization:

·         President – Elect (assumes President role in 2017),

·         Recording Secretary (one year role),

·         Membership Secretary (one year role),

·         Junior Board Member (after first year assumes Senior Board Member role)  

·         Nominating Committee (2 positions).

For additional information on the responsibilities of the each position please log in and review the roles under the  Leadership tab. Please send an e-mail to  Brenda Heybrock, with the position you would like to be considered by August 17, 2015. After we have nominations we will prepare a ballot for the current membership to select.

Thank you for considering this responsibility which keeps our chapter one of the best.

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