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Lori Strazdas

Lori Strazdas
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Lori Strazdas, MPH is a Public Health Liaison with the Clorox Company Professional Products Division, Clinical & Scientific Affairs. In her current role, Lori is responsible for understanding and communicating the technical attributes and public health benefits of Clorox Healthcare’s diverse disinfecting product portfolio. She is also responsible for identifying new evidenced-based opportunities where Clorox Healthcare can help improve health outcomes and for speaking externally on the science of cleaning and disinfecting and importance of environmental infection prevention and control. Prior to joining Clorox, Lori worked for the Pima County Health Department as a Communicable Disease Investigator and Epidemiologist. Additionally, Lori has worked in various clinical settings, which provides her with important real-world insights for the work that she does. Lori received both her Bachelor’s in Environmental Science and Master’s in Public Health Epidemiology from the University of Arizona. She was subsequently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Lithuania, where she studied the risk factors for stomach cancer, including Helicobacter pilori, a bacterium that is often associated with stomach ulcers. Lori is currently a member of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology (APIC).

Balancing Disinfectant Efficacy and Surface Compatibility

Abstract For healthcare facilities, environmental hygiene protocols must accomplish a dual goal: helping prevent the spread of pathogens, while safeguarding the surfaces and equipment involved...