The Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control (ARC IPC) is guided by a steering committee made up of professionals in public health, infectious diseases, medicine, nursing and more. The Steering Committee provides input on training and technical assistance needs of IPC professionals, creates linkages between key IPC professionals across the state, and guides project activities.

Paul Erwin, MD, MPH, Steering Committee Chair, Dean of the UAB School of Public Health

Shoshannah J. Anderson,BSN, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist Quality Management, Huntsville Hospital 

Melanie Chervony, MPH, Epidemiologist, ADPH Infectious Disease & Outbreaks Division 

Janet Chance, RN BSN CIC MPSL CPHQ, Infection Preventionist

Thresa Dix, MSN, NP-C, Infection Control, ADPH

Mary Duncan, MSN, RN, CIC, Senior Director Infection Prevention, University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Kaye Melnick MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Office of Clinical Management and Practice, ADPH

Rendi Murphree, MS, PhD, Epidemiologist, Director, Bureau of Disease Surveillance and Environmental Services, Mobile County Health Department

Sara Nafziger, MD, Vice President for Clinical Support Services, UAB Medicine

Kitty Norris, BSN, RN, Assistant Chief Nursing Officer, Office of Clinical Management and Practice, ADPH

April Sells, Director, Tribal Emergency Services, Poarch Band of Creek Indians 

Judy Smith, Administrator, ADPH Northern District 

Wesley Willeford, MD, Medical Director of Disease Control at Jefferson County Department of Health