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September 4, 2019

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IDSA Honors 105 Distinguished Physicians, Scientists with FIDSA Designation

IDSA recognizes the distinguished physicians and scientists from the United States and around the world who were selected this year to be Fellows of IDSA.

Fellowship in IDSA honors those who have achieved professional excellence and provided significant service to the profession. “From fighting an outbreak of Ebola in the DRC to containing domestic outbreaks of measles to researching the latest cures, infectious diseases doctors are on the front lines of research and clinical care, protecting individual and public health,” said IDSA President Cynthia Sears, MD, FIDSA. “Receiving the FIDSA designation is the ID profession’s highest honor given to those who have demonstrated that they are true leaders in the field of infectious diseases.”

Applicants for IDSA Fellowship must be nominated by their peers and meet specified criteria that include continuing identification with the field of infectious diseases, national or regional recognition, and publication of their scholarly work. Nominees are reviewed and elected by the IDSA Board of Directors. Fellows of IDSA work in many different settings, including clinical practice, teaching, research, public health, and healthcare administration.

This year, the following individuals were honored as Fellows of IDSA:

Judith Absalon, MD, MPH, FIDSA
Pfizer, Pearl River, NJ

Nazha Abughali, MD, FIDSA
MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Shanu Agarwal, MD, FIDSA
Summa Health System, Akron, OH

Ann Avery, MD, FIDSA
MetroHealth Medical Center

Esther Babady, PhD, FIDSA
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Jason V. Baker, MD, MS, FIDSA
University of Minnesota, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Aliyah Baluch, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

David Banach, MD, FIDSA
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Woodbridge, CT

Nitin Bhanot, MD, MPH, FIDSA
Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA

Susan Bleasdale, MD, FIDSA
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Paul Bollyky, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA

Wendelyn Bosch, MD, FIDSA
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

David Boulware, MD, MPH, FIDSA
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Jason Bowling, MD, FIDSA
UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Maximo O. Brito, MD, MPH, FIDSA
University of Illinois at Chicago Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Jose A. Cadena Zuluaga, MD, FIDSA
UT Health San Antonio, South Texas Veterans Healthcare System, San Antonio, TX

Richelle Charles, MD, FIDSA
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Daniel S. Chertow, MD, FIDSA
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Isabelle Chiu, MD, FIDSA
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Elisa Choi, MD, FIDSA
Boston, MA

Sonia Nagy Chimienti, MD, FIDSA
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

LW Preston Church, MD, FIDSA
Sanaria, Inc., Rockville, MD

Jesse Clark, MD, MSc, FIDSA
UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

James Cutrell, MD, FIDSA
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Rutul Dalal, MD, FIDSA
Williamsport Regional Medical Center, Williamsport, PA

Raul Davaro, MD, FIDSA
Reliant Medical Group, Leominster, MA

Gerard R. David, MD, FIDSA
Sanford Health Infectious Disease, Sioux Falls, SD

Kepler A. Davis, MD, FIDSA
Infectious Disease Service, Fort Gordon, GA

Markus G. J. de Boer, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Zuid-Holland

Mari Rose A. De los Reyes, MD, FIDSA
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa City, Philippines

Ronald Devine, MD, FIDSA
Atlanta ID Group, Atlanta, GA

Jeffrey Dvorin, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Boston Children's Hospital, Jamaica Plan, MA

Mark Dworkin, MD, FIDSA
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Albert C. England III, MD, FIDSA
Christie Clinic, Urbana, IL

Tahir Farooq, MD, FIDSA
Infectious Disease Consultants, Belle Mead, NJ

Stephanie A. Fritz, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Washington University School of Medicine, Valley Park, MO

Ravindra Garg, MD, FIDSA
King George Medical University, Lucknow, India

Debra Goff, PharmD, FIDSA
The Ohio State University Medical Center, Westerville, OH

Robert Goldstein, MD, FIDSA
Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, New Rochelle, NY

Jeffrey Bruce Greene, MD, FIDSA
NYU Langone Faculty Group Practice, New York, NY

Kevin Gregg, MD, FIDSA
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Carlos G. Grijalva, MD, MPH, FIDSA
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Shellee Grim, PharmD, FIDSA
Wolters Kluwer, Tumwater, WA

Andreas H. Groll, MD, FIDSA
Children’s University Hospital Münster, Wachtberg, Germany

Humberto M. Guiot, MD, FIDSA
UPR School of Medicine, San Juan, PR

Ramiro Gutierrez, MD, FIDSA
United States Navy, Gaithersburg, MD

Morad Hassani, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Synexus/Optimal Research, Rockville, MD

Fiona Havers, MD, FIDSA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Cindy Hou, MD, FIDSA
Garden State Infectious Diseases Associates, Vorhees, NJ

Jennifer Hsu, MD, FIDSA
Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD

Emily Hyle, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Prajwol Joshi, MD, FIDSA
American Center for Infectious Disease, Glen Allen, VA

Sameer Kadri, MD, MS, FIDSA
NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD

Mettassebia Kanno, MD, FIDSA
The Permanente Medical Group, Halethorpe, MD

Ricardo La Hoz, MD, FIDSA
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Barbara Lambl, MD, MPH, FIDSA
North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA

Adam Lauring, MD, FIDSA
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Todd Lee, MD, MPH, FIDSA
McGill University, Monteal, QC

Aldon Li, MD, FIDSA
Kaiser Permanente, Rowland Heights, CA

Harold Htein Lin, MD, FIDSA
Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Fresno, CA

Michael Lin, MD, MPH, FIDSA
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Ted Louie, MD, FIDSA
Highland Park Medical Associates, East Brunswick, NJ

Eddie Louie, MD, FIDSA
NYU Medical Center, New York, NY

Michael K. Mansour, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Melanie Maslow, MD, FIDSA
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

James Ian McMillen, MD, FIDSA
Atlanta Clinical Care, P.C., Atlanta, GA

Sapna A. Mehta, MD, FIDSA
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Roberto Mercado, MD, FIDSA
Infectious Diseases Associates, Sarasota, FL

Zaw Min, MD, FIDSA
Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA

Jacques Mokhbat, MD, FIDSA
Lebanese American University School of Medicine, Beirut

Sapna Bamrah Morris, MD, FIDSA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Munshi Moyenuddin, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Summa Health Medical Group, Copely, OH

Darilyn Moyer, MD, FIDSA
American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA

Thein Myint, MD, FIDSA
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Daniel A. Nafziger, MD, MS, FIDSA
Goshen Hospital, Goshen, IN

Vivek Nangia, MD, FIDSA
Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

Sowmya Nanjappa, MBBS, MD, FIDSA
Pittsburgh, PA

Armando Paez, MD, FIDSA
Baystate Medical Center, UMMS-Baystate, Springfield, MA

Mario M. Panaligan, MD, FIDSA
University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Inc., Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Falguni Parikh, MBBS, MD, FIDSA
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India

April Christine Pettit, MD, MPH, FIDSA
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Michael Phillips, MD, FIDSA
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

Rachel Presti, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Agam Rao, MD, FIDSA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Alwyn Rapose, MD, FIDSA
Reliant Medical Group, Boylston, MA

Gail Reid, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL

Mona Rigaud, MD, FIDSA
NYU Langone Brooklyn, New York, NY

Ana Belén Araúz Rodriguez, DTM&H, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Hospital Santo Tomas, Panama

Warren Rose, PharmD, MPH, FIDSA
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Roberto Parulan Santos, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Michael Satlin, MD, FIDSA
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Jose Serpa-Alvarez, MD, MS, FIDSA
Baylor College of Medicine, Katy, TX

Mark Shelly, MD, FIDSA
Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA

Sehnaz ALP, MD, FIDSA
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Shmuel Shoham, MD, FIDSA
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Charurut Somboonwit, MD, FIDSA
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

Emily Spivak, MD, FIDSA
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Usha Stiefel, MD, FIDSA
Cleveland VA Medical Center; Case Western Reserve University, Shaker Heights, OH

Nila Suntharam, MD, FIDSA
Plymouth, MN

Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, MD, FIDSA
Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Chichiri Blantyre, Malawi

Richa Tandon, MD, FIDSA
Roger William Medical Center, Providence, RI

Suzanne Templer, DO, FIDSA
Nova Southeastern University, North Miami Beach, FL

Cheleste M. Thorpe, MD, FIDSA
Tufts Medical Center, Ipswich, MA

Adriana Tremoulet, MD, FIDSA
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Vini Vijayan, MD, FIDSA
Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR

Laraine Washer, MD, FIDSA
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Paula Watnick, MD, PhD, FIDSA
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Scott Weisenberg, DTM&H, MD, MSc, FIDSA
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, New York, NY

Soe Win, MBBS, FIDSA
Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Bakersfield, CA

Lindsey Wood, PHD, FIDSA
Sysmex America Inc., Cleves, OH

Alan Wu Ka Lun, ChB, MB, MRCP, FIDSA
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong

Casi Wyatt, DO, FIDSA
Sawtooth Epidemiology & Infectious Diseases, Boise, ID

Joshua Wolf, MBBS, FIDSA
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Manal Youssef-Bessler, MD, FIDSA
Infectious Disease Center of New Jersey, Whipfany, NJ

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