Barbara D. Alexander, M.D., M.H.Sc.
Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Director of Transplant Infectious Disease Services, Head of the Clinical Mycology Laboratory, Duke University
Research Interests: Preventing and diagnosing invasive fungal infections in transplant and immunocompromised host populations
Medical School: East Carolina University School of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center
Oliver Cornely, M.D.
Professor of Translational Medicine, Infectious Diseases Attending Physician at the Department of Internal Medicine, Scientific Director of the Center of Clinical Trials (ZKS) at the University Hospital, Cologne, Germany
Research interests: Invasive fungal diseases in haematology/oncology and in the ICU setting, infections in immunocompromised hosts
Medical School: Albertus Magnus University, Cologne
Residency: University Hospital Cologne
David Denning, M.D.
Professor of Infectious Diseases in Global Health and Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medical Mycology, Wythenshawe Hospital and University of Manchester
Research interests: Aspergillosis, antifungal resistance, the treatment of fungal infection and infection in the immunocompromised patient
Medical Training: Guy's Hospital, University of London,
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, MRC Clinical Research Centre, Harrow, UK and Stanford University, California
Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Professor and Director of the Center for Medical Mycology at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Research interests: Fungal pathogenesis with special focus on virulence factors including phospholipase B, germination, adhesion, and biofilm formation, both in vitro and in vivo.
B.Sc: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
M.Sc and PhD: Loughborough University of Technology, Loughborough, England
Executive MBA: Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Paul Nyirjesy, M.D.
Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine
Research interests: Focus on acute and chronic vulvovaginal conditions
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Temple University Hospital
Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Vice Chair for Healthcare Quality for the Department of Medicine at University of Texas Health Sciences, McGovern School of Medicine
Research Interests: Medical mycology, hospital epidemiology, transplant infectious diseases and healthcare quality
Medical Training: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Residency: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, UTHealth McGovern Medical School/MD Anderson Cancer Center fellowship program
Peter Pappas, M.D.
Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Tinsley Harrison Clinical Scholar, Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama in Birmingham
Research interest: Transplant associated infections including invasive mycoses
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Washington
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, University of Washington
Jack Sobel, M.D.
Dean, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Research interest: Bacterial Vaginosis and Fungal Vaginitis
Medical Training: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in South Africa
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergic and Infectious Diseases, with the National Institutes of Health, and the Medical College of Pennsylvania