Marian McDonald is a clinician, mentor, teacher, and consultant. She is board-certified (CIC) in infection control and says she has been "chasing germs" for thirty years! Marian has helped to develop legislation and has served in local, state, and national organizations that promote infection prevention, disaster preparedness and response, and public health. Her devotion to disaster preparedness arises from more than twenty years as a volunteer nurse for the American Red Cross.
Marian has written and lectured on infection control and prevention and is a member of the Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) Advisory Committee for the California Department of Public Health. She is a past president of the California Association for Professionals in Infection Control Coordinating Council (APIC) and a member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control.