Dr. Mary Lou Manning Receives APIC's Carol DeMille Achievement Award
On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAPIC, FSHEA, FAAN, Professor in the Jefferson College of Nursing, was honored with the prestigious Carol DeMille Achievement Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) for her visionary leadership and significant contributions to the field of infection prevention and control (IPC).
The award is given annually to an infection preventionist who best exemplifies the ideals of Carole DeMille, a pioneer in the field. Dr. Manning has contributed extensively to clinical practice, research, and education in infection prevention and control for over 30 years. An active APIC member since 1991 and former president, she is recognized nationally and internationally for her work. Manning has provided consultation and education in numerous countries including Indonesia as a member of the post-tsunami Indonesia Disaster Recovery Program team in 2007 and West Africa during the 2014 Ebola crisis. In 2018, Dr. Manning led the development of a joint APIC position paper on antibiotic stewardship with the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists, and chaired APIC’s Consensus Conference, which culminated in insights that will move the infection preventionist profession forward in meeting the healthcare needs of the 21st century. Learn More