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Leadership

ROAR Advisory Committee Participants

Jay C. Butler, M.D., FAAP, FACP
Director, Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control, Anchorage, Alaska

Julian Davies, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, and Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Terragen Diversity, Inc., Vancouver, British Coloumbia, Canada

Sherwood Gorbach, M.D.
Nutrition, GI and Metabolism Core Director at The Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Richard Isaacson, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota, St.Paul, Minnesota

Ronald Jones, M.D.
President and CEO, The JONES Group, JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa

Marc Lipsitch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and of Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts

Donald Low, M.D.
Microbiologist-in-chief, Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospitals, Toronto, Canada

Patrick McDermott, Ph.D.
Research Microbiologist, Division of Animal & Food Microbiology, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, Laurel, Maryland

Eneida Mendonca, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY

Tony Medeiros, M.D.
Department of Infectious Disease, Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island

J. Glenn Morris, Jr., M.D.
MPH&TM, Professor and Chairman, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Thomas O�Brien, M.D.
Director, Department of Microbiology, Brigham and Women�s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Marilyn Roberts, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pathobiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Abigail Salyers, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

John Threlfall, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Health Protection Agency, Lab of Enteric Pathogens, Centre for Infections, London, UK

Tom Whittam, Ph.D.
Hannah Distinguished Professor, National Food Safety & Toxicology Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

David White, Ph.D.
Research Microbiologist, Director, National Antimicrobial Monitoring System (NARMS), FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, Laurel, Maryland

Ex Officio:

Kathleen Young
Executive Director, Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics, Boston, Massachusetts

Daniel Dykhuizen, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

James Tiedje, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Anne O. Summers, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Susan Hollingshead, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Lisa K. Nolan, DVM, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

David Gordon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Botany & Zoology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Betsy Foxman, Ph.D.
Professor of Epidemiology and Director
Center for Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Erick Denamur, M.D., Ph.D.
Ecologie et �volution des microorganisms et Facult� de M�decine Xavier Bichat, INSERM U722 and Universit� Paris 7, Paris, France

Antoine Andremont, Ph.D.
Professor, Microbiology, Universit� Paris 7, Paris, France

Sylvain Brisse, Ph.D.
Researcher, Unit� BBPE et Plate-forme Sant� Publique (PF8), Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Paul C. Bartlett, D.V.M., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Science, National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

David S. Guttman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Botany, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

 

ROAR Work Group

Stuart B. Levy, M.D.
President, APUA; Director, Center for Adaptation Genetics and Drug Resistance, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Thomas O�Brien, M.D.
Vice President, APUA; Director, Microbiology Laboratory, Brigham & Women�s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Bonnie T. Marshall, M.T.
Secretary, APUA; Research Associate, Microbiology Laboratory, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

John M. Stelling, M.D., M.P.H.
Staff Scientist, APUA; Professor, Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Brigham & Women�s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 

APUA Scientific Advisory Board

Jacques F. Acar, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Microbiologie Medicale Foundation, Hopital Saint-Joseph, Paris, France

Werner Arber, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Division of Molecular Microbiology, Biozentrum, Universitat Basel, Basel, Switzerland (1978 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine)

Fernando Baquero Mochale, M.D.
Director, Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital �Ramon y Cajal�, Madrid, Spain

Michael L. Bennish, M.D.
Director, Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies in Mtubatuba, South Africa, and Professor, Departments of Medicine & Pediatrics, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Patrice Courvalin, M.D.
FRCP, Head of Antibacterial Agents Unit, and of the National Reference Center for Antibiotics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Jose Ramiro Cruz, M.D.
Regional Advisor (Guatemala) for Laboratory, and Blood Services, Unit of Essential Medicines, Vaccines & Technologies, Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC

Iwan Darmansjah, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, and Chair of the Subcommittee on Evaluation of Drugs for Safety & Efficacy, Indonesian Department of Health

Julian Davies, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, and Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Terragen Diversity, Inc., Vancouver, BC, Canada

Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director, Clinique Bon Saveur, Haiti; Professor of Medical Anthropology, Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Harvard Medical School; and Chief of the Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women�s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Walter Gilbert, Ph.D.
Loeb University Professor, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry)

Herman Goossens, Ph.D.
Director, Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium, and Project Leader of ESAC-European Surveillance on Antimicrobial Consumption

Sherwood L. Gorbach, M.D.
Nutrition, GI and Metabolism Core Director at The Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Ian M. Gould, Ph.D.
Consultant Microbiologist, Aberdeen Royal Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland

George Jacoby, M.D.
Infectious Disease Section, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Sam Kariuki, Ph.D.
Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Ellen L. Koenig, M.D.
Principal Investigator, Institutto Dominicao De Estudios Virologicos, and Professor of Microbiology, Iberoamerican University School of Medicine, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Calvin M. Kunin, M.D.
FACP, Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio

Jacobo Kupersztoch, Ph.D.
Director, Centro Communitario Mexicano, Dallas, Texas

Joshua Lederberg, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, and Sackler Foundation Scholar, Rockefeller University, New York, NY (1958 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology)

Stephen A. Lerner, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Associate Dean, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan

Jay A. Levy, M.D.
Director, Laboratory for Tumor and AIDS Virus Research, and Professor, University of California, San Francisco, California

Donald E. Low, M.D.
FRCPC, Microbiologist-in-Chief, Mt. Sinai & Princess Margaret Hospitals, and Professor, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Scott McEwen, D.V.M., D.V.Sc.
ACVP, Professor, Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College of the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Jos W.M. van der Meer, M.D.
FRCP, Professor of Medicine, University Medical Center of Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Richard P. Novick, M.D.
Professor of Microbiology and Medicine, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Iruka Okeke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania, USA & Nigeria

Maria Eugenia Pinto, M.D.
Faculty of Medicine/Microbiology, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

Vidal Rodriguez-Lemoine, M.D.
Director, Centro Venezolano de Colecciones de Microorganismos, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

Jos� Ignacio Santos, M.D.
Director, National Immunization Council, Colonia Merced Gomez D.F., Mexico, and Professor of Experimental Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Mervyn Shapiro, Ph.D., ChB.
Director, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

K.B. Sharma, Ph.D.
Director, Centre for Infectious Disease Education & Research, New Delhi, India

Atef M. Shibil, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, King Saud University College of Pharmacy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

E. John Threlfall, Ph.D.
Head, Antibiotic Resistance/Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Laboratory of Enteric Pathogens, Health Protection Agency, London, England

Alexander Tomasz, M.D.
Microbiology Laboratory, Rockefeller University, New York, NY

Thelma E. Tupasi, M.D.
Head, Infectious Disease Section, Makati Medical Center, Manila, The Philippines

Anne K. Vidaver, Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

Fu Wang, M.D.
Honorary Director, Institute of Antibiotics, Shanghai Medical University, and physician at the Hua Shan Hospital, Shanghai, China

Thomas Wellems, M.D., Ph.D.
Acting Co-chief, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, and Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institutes of Health/ National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland

Bernd Wiedemann, M.D.
Professor, Pharmazeutisch Microbiolgie, University at Bonn, Germany

 

 

 

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