Marcia Ryder’s extensive experience in nursing includes positions as Clinical Director of Critical Care and Cardiovascular/Thoracic Units, Clinical Nurse Specialist Nutrition Support, and Director of Nursing Home Infusion. Dr. Ryder received her nursing diploma from the Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pa. and her Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Ryder is currently an independent collaborative researcher and consultant in biofilm related infections, and vascular access technology, components of care, and patient safety. She has served as past-president of the Association for Vascular Access (AVA), past chair of APIC’s Scientific Research Council and AVA representative on the Technical Advisory Panel of the international “Joint Commission CLABSI project". Dr. Ryder was honored as the recipient of the “2007 Educator of the Year” awarded by Infection Control Today and AVA's 2017 "Suzanne Herbst Award for Excellence in Vascular Access".
Thursday, June 13
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM