Christine Greene, MPH, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator for Sanitation and Contamination Control in NSF International’s Applied Research Center

Dr. Christine Greene has 10+ years’ experience in epidemiological and laboratory research. She holds a Ph.D. in environmental health sciences and an MPH in hospital and molecular epidemiology from the University of Michigan. Her research focus in on healthcare pathogen transmission, pathogen environmental survival, disinfection, hand hygiene and biofilms which has led to multiple publications. She strives to improve public health in the areas of infectious disease prevention and control in clinical, dental and community settings. Her work serves to improve the accuracy of environmental mediated infectious disease transmission modelling, strengthen current guidelines to control healthcare-associated infections and stimulate innovative approaches to reduce the risk of biofilm-related infections, pathogen transmission and the environmental persistence of infectious agents. She is a member of the NSF 444 Standard Joint Committee on building water health and she is a US Tag TC 304 member leading a work group on international hand hygiene standards. Dr. Greene is a co-founder of the Healthcare Infection Transmission Systems (HITS) Consortium and is an advisory board member of