August 1, 2007

IDSA 2007 Elections: Donít Forget to Vote!

IDSA members will elect new officers and Board members this summer. Ballots will be sent to all members in August and will be due in September. Your ballot will include biographical statements and personal sketches from each of the candidates. The slate is as follows:

Vice President:

Cynthia L. Sears, MD, FIDSA
Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Attending Physician, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Richard J. Whitley, MD, FIDSA
Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases; Vice-Chair, Department of Pediatrics; University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL                                                                    


Monica Farley, MD, FIDSA
Professor of Medicine and Associate Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine; Staff Physician, Atlanta VA Medical Center
Decatur, GA

William Schaffner, MD, FIDSA
Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine and Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Consultant in Epidemiology, Tennessee Department of Health
Nashville, TN

Director #1:

Stephen Calderwood, MD, FIDSA
Morton N. Swartz MD Academy Professor of Medicine (Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Arturo Casadevall, MD, FIDSA
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Leo and Julia Forchheimer Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology; Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Director #2:                    

Sandra A. Kemmerly, MD, FIDSA
Associate Chair of Infectious Diseases, Ochsner Medical Center; Medical Director, Ochsner Health System; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Russell M. Petrak, MD
Managing Partner, Metro Infectious Disease Consultants; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College; Medical Director, Infectious Disease, RML Specialty Hospital; President, The Metro Foundation; Infectious Diseases Consultant, multiple acute care hospitals
Hinsdale, IL   

HIVMA Representative to the IDSA Board:

Judith Aberg, MD, FIDSA
Associate Professor of Medicine and Principal Investigator of the AIDS Clinical Trials Unit; New York University School of Medicine; Director of Virology of the South Manhattan Healthcare Network
New York, NY

Daniel Kuritzkes, MD, FIDSA
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of AIDS Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

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