Windy Tanner is a clinical and environmental microbiologist with training and experience in infectious disease epidemiology. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Masters of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Public Health. She has worked in clinical, environmental, public health, and academic laboratories for the past 20 years and received her clinical microbiology certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Dr. Tanner's research is primarily focused on environmental transmission of antimicrobial-resistant organisms and antimicrobial resistance genes in healthcare and community settings. She is also interested in waterborne pathogens such as Legionella and Salmonella Typhi, wastewater-based epidemiology, a One Health approach to antimicrobial resistance, bacterial cross resistance between disinfectants and antibiotics, and the role of biofilms in antimicrobial resistance gene exchange in waterborne pathogens. She has a passion for global health research and has worked on multiple projects focused on environmental antimicrobial resistance in India and Pakistan.