Patricia A. Stinchfield

President-Elect, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Patricia (Patsy) Stinchfield has been a pediatric nurse practitioner for over 30 years. She is currently specializing in infectious disease, infection prevention, and vaccines at the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. She is also the senior director of infection control and program director for The Children’s Immunization Project, a collaborative effort in Minnesota bringing immunization information to parents, providers, and the community.

Ms. Stinchfield is a past voting member and current liaison to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Journalists will recognize that is the committee that recently approved the priorities for the first rounds of CVID vaccines.