Infection Control Director
Loucine Kasparian is the director of infection prevention at Emanate Health and has infection control experience in a variety of healthcare settings, including acute care, sub-acute, long-term care and ambulatory care. Prior to her hospital epidemiology and infection prevention career, Kasparian spent over eight years as a microbiology lab tech at Lutheran General Hospital and Evanston North-shore Hospital in Illinois. Her focus areas include patient safety, prevention of healthcare-associated infections, outbreak investigation, emergency preparedness, and antimicrobial resistance.
Kasparian developed a COVID-19 Pandemic Plan for the Emanate Health system. She continues to be an active participant in the Emergency Management Command Center as an advisor on the pandemic, providing invaluable epidemiological information. She also partnered with Meditech to develop an electronic data tracking system and contact tracing tool to help control exposures and identify outbreaks.