Paul Malpiedi is an epidemiologist in the International Infection Control Program in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He works closely with ministries of health and key stakeholders in Asian and African countries to develop and implement resource-appropriate surveillance systems for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial resistance and to build sustainable infection prevention and control capacity. Previously, he served as an epidemiologist supporting the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), the leading HAI surveillance system in the United States. He provided training and support in case detection, data entry, and data analysis to over 5,000 hospitals reporting to NHSN. He holds a Masters in Public Health degree from the University of Michigan and a Bachelors of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University.