The primary role of the executive committee is to provide guidance to the Houston Health Department on multidrug-resistant organisms detection and response and may advise the Healthcare-Associated Infections program as needed.
Dr. Mayar Al Mohajer, MD MBA CAQ FACP, Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Dr. Arafat, previous Assistant Director of the Houston Health Department and the Director of the Office of Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness; currently public health consultant
Dr. Cesar A. Arias, Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Director of Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics with UT Health
Dr. Charlene Offiong, HAI Coordinator for the Houston Health Department
Dr. Louis Ostrosky-Zeichner, Vice Chair for Healthcare Quality for the Department of Medicine; Director of the Laboratory of Mycology Research at the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Medical Director for Epidemiology for Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center.