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Scientific Council on Infectious Diseases
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University of Insubria
email@example.comPaolo Grossi is Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Insubria in Varese, Italy. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Milano (Italy), attended the residency program on Infectious Diseases at the University of Pavia (Italy), and received his post-doctoral degree on Preventive and Community Medicine. Since the beginning of his career he performed his clinical and research activity at the Infectious Diseases Department of the University of Pavia. In 1993 he moved, as visiting professor, to the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he remained to the end of 1994. Since the year 2000 he has been professor of Infectious Diseases and director of the residency programs in Infectious Diseases and in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine at the University of Insubria, Varese, Italy. From February 2001 he has been the Director of the Infectious and Tropical Diseases Unit of the Ospedale di Circolo and Fondazione Macchi of Varese, Italy, where, since April 2009 he has been the Director of the Department of Transplantation.COUNCIL VICE CHAIR:COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAsilveirafd@upmc.eduFernanda P. Silveira, MD, MS is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Division of Infectious Diseases and a member of the Transplant Infectious Diseases Unit. Her research interests are on treatment and outcome of infections in solid organ transplant recipients, cytomegalovirus infections in organ transplant recipients and infections with multi-drug resistant bacteria. She is also the Associated Director of Education for the Division of Infectious Diseases and coordinates the educational activities for the fellowship program.BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
513-636-9101Lara.Danziger-Isakov@cchmc.orgLara Danziger-Isakov, MD, MPH, practices pediatric infectious diseases at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center where she is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Danziger-Isakov earned her MD at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and complete her residency in Pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic. She also completed a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Saint Louis Children's Hospital. Dr. Danziger-Isakov is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases by the American Board of Pediatrics. Her clinical interests include pediatric infectious diseases, infections in transplant recipients, and infections in immunocompromised patients. Her research interests include outcomes related to infection after pediatric transplantation with an emphasis on pediatric and adult lung transplantation. In addition, Dr. Danziger-Isakov participates in clinical trials to evaluate both new infectious disease therapies and new method of detection for infectious diseases.EDUCATION WORKFORCE LEADER:
University of Montréal
St-Luc Hospital, Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montréal (CHUM)
514-890-8000 ext. firstname.lastname@example.orgMe-Linh Luong, MD is an assistant professor of Medicine at the University oF Montreal, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Luong earned her MD at the University of Sherbrooke and subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at University of Montreal. She went on to complete an Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology fellowship at McGill University followed by a postgraduate training in Transplant Infectious Diseases at the University of Toronto, Canada. Her main research interests include the epidemiology and outcome of fungal infection in lung transplant recipients, novel diagnostics methods for fungal infections and antifungal treatment.I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:
Sentara Norfolk Transplant Center/EVMS
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
email@example.comMartha Mooney, MD, is an Associate Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Mooney received her medical education at EVMS and a graduate degree in Biochemical Genetics from Old Dominion University in Norfolk. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine and subsequently completed a fellowship in Infectious Disease, Research and Clinical, at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia.STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:
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University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
614-366-5405Saslam@ucsd.eduBio coming soon...
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgIgnacio A. Echenique, MD, FACP is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, FL. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University in Providence, RI, followed by fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He is the Chair of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee. His interests include transplant infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases, and clinical outcomes research.