Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID), Infectious Diseases Society of America’s online journal, recently announced interim co-editors-in-chief: John W. Baddley, MD, MSPH, professor of medicine, infectious diseases division at University of Maryland School of Medicine, who previously served as an OFID associate editor, and Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases division at Washington University School of Medicine, previously OFID’s associate deputy editor for transfers. Obinna Nnedu, MD, MPH, program director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, has taken on the role of OFID associate deputy editor for transfers.
OFID’s founding editor-in-chief, Paul Sax, MD, FIDSA, will succeed Robert T. Schooley, MD, FIDSA, as editor-in-chief of Clinical Infectious Diseases as of July 1. OFID will launch an open search for its next editor-in-chief this summer. Both Drs. Bradely and Spec will lead OFID throughout the search process.
IDSA expressed their gratefulness to Dr. Spec, Dr. Baddley and Dr. Nnedu for their commitment to OFID and its continued success.
More details regarding OFID’s new appointments are available on their website.