Jennifer A. Wagner, PhD, CIC
Environmental Expert Witness, Indoor Air Quality Expert Witness
Hospital/Healthcare, Operating Room, Bacteria and Mold, Infectious Disease, Patient Spaces, Contamination Control, Medical Equipment, Infection Control and Prevention, Air, Surface, Water Contamination, Microbiological Testing, Epidemiology, Forensic Investigation, ASHRAE, Environment of Care
Specializing in the hospital/healthcare environment (air, surface, water) and medical equipment as it relates to human exposure to pathogens (bacterial, fungal and viral). Research focused on aspects of the environment and how they affect the spread of infection, specifically the role of the air as a transport mechanism for microbes.
Over 20 years of experience in microbiological testing, data interpretation and forensic investigation of clinical and environmental pathogens, with 5 years specifically in the healthcare environment, including operating rooms and other patient spaces. Outbreak investigation, mitigation and containment protocols.
Co-developer of the Environmental Quality Indicator (EQI) method, published in several peer reviewed journals.
Consulting expert and researcher on the impact of medical equipment on the hospital’s microbiological environment as a part of a class action suit.
Actively conducting research and using evidence-based science to he...