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Karen Martin

Karen L. Martin



  • Manager, Director of Infection Prevention and Environmental Services
  • Expertise in adult and pediatric hospital setting, ambulatory care, and long term care related to infection prevention
  • Registered Nurse

Ms. Karen Martin’s consulting expertise includes reviewing IC standards to assure compliance, identifying gaps within programs, development of action planning to alleviate gaps, and developing custom education programs to meet the needs of the organization standards and survey process. Ms. Martin has conducted consultations in Asia Pacific.

Professional Experience

  • Director of Infection Prevention and Environmental Services, Advocate Health Care, Oak Lawn, IL, USA
  • Manager of Infection Prevention, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Evergreen Park, IL, USA

Professional Affiliations or Certifications

  • APIC faculty, member
  • Certification in Infection Prevention (CIC)
  • National APIC Practice Standards
  • Past Chairman, APIC Education
  • RPI® Certified Yellow Belt, The Joint Commission


  • Master of Public Health, St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Bachelor of Education and Management, National Lewis University, Chicago, IL, USA 
  • Registered Nurse Diploma Program, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA