Peter B. Graves
BSN, RN, CNOR
Senior Manager, Clinical, Research, and Regulatory Services
Irrimax Corporation -
In his role, he serves as subject matter specialist for clinicians and for the IrriMax sales team. Peter graduated in 1989 from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ with a BSN. He is also a certified operating room nurse (CNOR). He has authored and collaborated on multiple papers in peer-reviewed journals such as Perioperative Clinics, the AORN Journal, Nursing Management, Infection Control Today, Advance for Nurses, and other journals. Peter has authored chapters on prevention of surgical site infections in Perioperative Safety by Donna Watson and hand off communication for the Competency & Credentialing Institute’s CNOR Study Guide, 3rd Ed. Peter was a chapter reviewer of Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery, thirteenth edition on Infection control. He has presented extensively to both nurses and surgeons on a variety of topics, such as infection control, latex allergy, and patient and staff safety. He has presented internationally in New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, Canada, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Spain, and Columbia. In addition, he has been invited to speak at several AORN Congresses, general session speaker at the ANCC Magnet Hospital conference, the American Nurses Association, National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON), Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, Neonatal Nurse (AWONN), and American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (ASORN). An active professional with AORN, Peter has chaired and a member of several national committees’ and is a past AORN board member. Prior to joining Irrimax, he held the clinical surgical services manager position at Baylor Medical Center in Carrollton, Texas and chaired the Baylor Scott & White healthcare system’s OR policy subcommittee.