William Etienne, MD, MPH

Infection Preventionist


  • Perform daily surveillance for hospital-associated infections
  • Investigate outbreaks and clusters of infections at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Implement national infection control guidelines and standards to help prevent transmission of infections
  • Present data and activities that improve the safety of the environment
  • Assess trends; identify problems, design and implement specific interventions and quality improvement programs


  • MD, University of Lorraine, France
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Special Interests and Activities

  • Hospital-associated infections
  • Prevention of surgical site infections
  • High level disinfection and sterilization


Phone: 1-319-384-6051
Fax: 319-353-8687
Address: C-521 General Hospital (GH)
Email: wetienne@healthcare.uiowa.edu


  • English
  • French