The continuing professional education mission of NFID is to advance the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases through the continuing professional education of healthcare professionals with responsibility for, or interest in, infectious diseases.

The CPE Committee provides oversight of NFID professional education activities, including:

  • Evaluating needs assessments and gap analyses
  • Managing the NFID Continuing Medical Education (CME) program
  • Developing and implementing live education programs, webinars, journal articles, enduring materials, and other educational activities
  • Developing and implementing pilot programs based on emerging educational needs

FY24 Committee Members:

Kevin A. Ault, MD
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine

Sara E. Cosgrove, MD, MS
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Marla Dalton, PE, CAE (Ex-Officio)
NFID Executive Director and CEO

Monica M. Farley, MD
Emory University School of Medicine

Jean-Venable R. Goode, PharmD
Virginia Commonwealth University

Kathleen H. Harriman, PhD, MPH, RN
California Department of Public Health

Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD (Ex-Officio)
NFID Medical Director

Ruth Lynfield, MD (Chair)
Minnesota Department of Health

Flor M. Muñoz, MD, MSc
Baylor College of Medicine

Seema U. Nayak, MD
National Institutes of Health

Sean T. O’Leary, MD, MPH
University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

Patricia A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP
University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Matthew M. Zahn, MD
Orange County Health Care Agency


Updated July 2023