Councils - Infectious Disease



Scientific Council on Infectious Diseases



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PAST COUNCIL MEETING:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
in Coronado A-C of the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Diego, CA, USA, during the ISHLT 37th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions



APPROVED CORE COMPETENCY CURRICULUM DOCUMENT:

Infectious Diseases in Thoracic Transplantation and MCS (PDF)



INFECTIOUS DISEASES MONOGRAPH:

Order your copy of Monograph Volume 5: Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diseases in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support - click HERE for details and ordering info.



LINKS NEWSLETTER:

Issues focusing on Infectious Diseases:

July 2016
December 2015
July 2015
June 2015: ID Council Full Speed Ahead
November 2014
July 2014
June 2014: ID Council Report 2013-2014
February 2014
July 2013
May 2013: ID Council Year of Accomplishments
September 2012
February 2012




OTHER LINKS:

ISHLT Advisory Statement on Pandemic Influenza  PDF

COUNCIL LEADERSHIP OPERATING BOARD
(Parentheses after name indicates year rotating off Board)


COUNCIL CHAIR:

Stanley I. Martin, MD (2021)
Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA, USA
smartin4@geisinger.edu

Bio coming soon....



COUNCIL VICE CHAIR:

Me-Linh Luong, MD (2023)
University of Montréal
St-Luc Hospital, Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montréal (CHUM)
Montreal, CANADA
514-890-8000 ext. 34760
me-linh.luong.chum@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Me-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.



COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:

Paolo A. Grossi, MD, PhD (2019)
University of Insubria
Varese, ITALY
39-0332-393389
paolo.grossi@uninsubria.it

Paolo 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.



BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:

Joseph Rogers, MD (2018)
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC, USA
314-454-2694
joseph.rogers@duke.edu

Bio coming soon...



EDUCATION WORKFORCE LEADER:

Joanna Schaenman, MD, PhD (2020)
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
310-825-3632
jschaenman@mednet.ucla.edu

Bio coming soon...



I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:

Fernanda Silveira, MD (2020)
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
silveirafd@upmc.edu

Bio coming soon...





STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE  WORKFORCE LEADER:

Valentina Stosor, MD (2018)
Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA
312-695-5085
v-stosor@northwestern.edu

Bio coming soon...



LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:

Saima Aslam, MD, MS (2018)
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
614-366-5405
Saslam@ucsd.edu

Bio coming soon...



LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:

BSTR COUNCIL LIAISON:

Catherine Orla  Morrissey, MD (2020)
The Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
039-076-2631
o.morrissey@alfred.org.au

Bio coming soon...



JFT COUNCIL LIAISON:

Ignacio A Echenique, MD
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL, USA
954-659-5165
echenii@ccf.org

Ignacio 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 at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. His interests include transplant infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases, and clinical outcomes research.



COUNCIL LEADERSHIP OPERATING BOARD
(Parentheses after name indicates year rotating off Board)


COUNCIL CHAIR:

Stanley I. Martin, MD (2021)
Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA, USA
smartin4@geisinger.edu

Bio coming soon....

COUNCIL VICE CHAIR:

Me-Linh Luong, MD (2023)
University of Montréal
St-Luc Hospital, Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montréal (CHUM)
Montreal, CANADA
514-890-8000 ext. 34760
me-linh.luong.chum@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Me-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.


COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:

Paolo A. Grossi, MD, PhD (2019)
University of Insubria
Varese, ITALY
39-0332-393389
paolo.grossi@uninsubria.it

Paolo 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.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:

Joseph Rogers, MD (2018)
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC, USA
314-454-2694
joseph.rogers@duke.edu

Bio coming soon...



EDUCATION WORKFORCE LEADER:

Joanna Schaenman, MD, PhD (2020)
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA, USA
310-825-3632
jschaenman@mednet.ucla.edu

Bio coming soon...



I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:

Fernanda Silveira, MD (2020)
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
silveirafd@upmc.edu

Bio Coming Soon...



STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE  WORKFORCE LEADER:

Valentina Stosor, MD (2018)
Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA
312-695-5085
v-stosor@northwestern.edu

Bio coming soon...

LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:

Saima Aslam, MD, MS (2018)
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
614-366-5405
Saslam@ucsd.edu

Bio coming soon...


LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:

BSTR COUNCIL LIAISON:

Catherine Orla  Morrissey, MD (2020)
The Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
039-076-2631
o.morrissey@alfred.org.au

Bio coming soon...

JFT COUNCIL LIAISON:

Ignacio A Echenique, MD
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL, USA
954-659-5165
echenii@ccf.org

Ignacio 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 at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. His interests include transplant infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases, and clinical outcomes research.

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