Girlie Manatad, MD, MPH, CHSP
Manager, Environment of Care Compliance, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

After working for about five years as an MD, Dr. Manatad expanded her field of expertise by obtaining a Masters in Public Health on Environmental Occupational Health Science at Hunter College, City University of New York. She currently is in charge of regulatory compliance at six hospitals at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) including Offsite Clinics on Environment of Care/Utilities Management, Facilities – Emergency Management, Facilities – Environmental and Occupational Safety, Facilities – Infection Control, and Water Safety. She also provides regulatory compliance guidance and support to five NYPH Regional Hospitals. Dr. Manatad had a leadership role in 2015 Ebola Readiness Program at NYP. Also, together with Infection Prevention & Control and Facilities Team, led the Legionnaires Program at NYP.

Dr. Manatad is a 2015 graduate from Building Tomorrow’s Leadership, NYPH Leadership Development Program, a very selective program for VP-nominated high-performing managers/directors. She is also a voting member of the National Sanitation Foundation International 444 Joint Committee on the NSF 444 – Prevention of Injury and Disease Associated with Building Water Systems Standard.