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Kirsten Thompson, BS

Kirsten Thompson provides consulting services in areas of healthcare associated pathogens, sterile processing, skin health and environmental hygiene.

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Kirsten Thompson, BS
Ecolab Senior Programme Leader

Kirsten is a microbiologist with over 20 years of experience in the research and testing of antimicrobial skincare and disinfectant products. As a Sr. programme Leader for Ecolab, she provides consulting services in areas of healthcare associated pathogens, sterile processing, skin health and environmental hygiene. 

Kirsten’s expertise is in strategies for the control of healthcare associated pathogens in the environment and on hands. She has authored over 30 articles and textbook chapters, presented several posters and is listed as an inventor for patents in the field. She also speaks on numerous healthcare topics to hospital systems and group purchasing organizations and industry groups such as APIC, AORN, IAHCSMM, AHE and ALM.

Kirsten received her bachelor's of Science in Biology/Microbiology from Minnesota State University, Mankato.