Kelly Zabriskie, MLS, BS, CIC

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Kelly Zabriskie

Kelly Zabriskie, MLS, BS, CIC, is Enterprise Vice President of Infection Control for Jefferson Health and President of the regional chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control. Before coming to Jefferson in 2016, she was Infection Preventionist at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center and previous to that, Director of Infection Control and Risk Management at Kimball Medical Center.

When COVID-19 surged into Philadelphia, Zabriskie responded with courage, clarity, and calm. Her expertise and leadership saved lives, kept Jefferson safe, and inspired confidence that Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University could manage the coronavirus and eventually tame it. She has been an important resource in providing safety services to nursing homes in the region, and her expertise has been invaluable to businesses globally through Jefferson’s partnership with Aramark and the creation of EverSafeOS©.