President and Research Associate Professor
Special Pathogens Laboratory and University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Janet E. Stout is the Director of the Special Pathogens Laboratory in Pittsburgh, Pa., and an Associate Research Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Dr. Stout is an internationally-recognized authority on Legionnaires’ disease, having studied Legionnaires’ disease for more than 30 years. She has developed disinfection and control methods and strategies for the prevention of Legionnaires’ disease and other waterborne pathogens.
She is a member of the American Society for Microbiology, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control, a member of the ASHRAE Legionella Standards Committee and Board member of the Cooling Technology Institute (CTI).
Dr. Stout received her Master’s and PhD degrees in infectious disease microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, and a BS in biology from Clarion University, Clarion, Pa.
Friday, June 14
8:40 AM – 9:00 AM