Congratulations to our newly elected IDSA Fellows

We are proud to announce the following faculty, each who have been named a Fellow by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society. Fellowship in IDSA is one of the highest honors in the field of infectious diseases. It recognizes distinguished clinicians and scientists from the United States […]

Congratulations, 2022 ID Fellow Graduates!

Through many years of education, hard work and determination, you made it! Congratulations to all of our fellows who completed their infectious diseases (ID) fellowship training. Gayathri Krishnan, MD, is an instructor in medicine and a medical education fellow, working on her Masters in Health Professional Education at Washington University School of Medicine. “One thing […]

Hilary Reno, MD, PhD joins Board of Directors of ASTDA

The American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association recently elected Hilary Reno, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, to the board of directors for a two year term. ASTDA is an organization devoted to the control and study of sexually transmitted diseases. Its objectives are: to support the control and ultimate eradication of STD; to support research […]

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Thomas DeFer, MD Awarded Masterships in the American College of Physicians (ACP)

 Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine, was awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), one of the highest honors available to internists. ACP Mastership is conferred to recognize excellence and contributions to internal medicine. De Fer was presented Mastership for 2021-2022 and Fraser […]

Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI receives CRTC Mentor of the Year Award

Andrej Spec, MD

Faculty serve as mentors, role models and teachers to develop future leaders of clinical and translational research. Nominated by the Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC) scholars, Andrej Spec. MD, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine and ID fellow alum 2013, was selected by a vote of the CRTC Directors. The selection is based on dedication and […]

Jad Khoury, MD, ID Fellow Alum, receives Inaugural Mercy Hospital Clinical Provider Awards

The inaugural Mercy Clinic Provider Awards honored caregivers from their East Region. Jad Khoury, MD, ID Fellow 2003, was awarded Physician of the year as well as the Regional Physician of the Year. After a harrowing two years in a pandemic, Mercy Clinic took time to recognize the tremendous work and flexibility of its doctors […]

Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, Appointed Interim Co-Editor-in-Chief of IDSA online journal

Andrej Spec, MD

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 […]

Clay Dunagan, MD, MS acknowledged by Becker’s 2022 list of people to know

Congratulations to Dr. Clay Dunagan, BJC HealthCare Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer! Dr. Dunagan has been named to Becker’s “88 chief medical officers of hospitals and health systems to know” 2022 list. Chief medical officers are the link between physicians and administrators at hospitals across the U.S. They bring an important clinical perspective […]

Dr. Patrick Mazi helps create “Toolbox Talk” on vaccines for construction forum

The St. Louis Construction Cooperative spearheaded a project that resulted in the release of “COVID Vaccination Tool Box” Talk Videos. The project is based on a presentation to the St. Louis Construction Cooperative (SLCC) by Patrick Mazi, MD, a third year fellow, infectious diseases at Washington University School of Medicine. Members of the construction industry […]

Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH and Bruce Hall, MD, PhD, MBA assume new leadership roles at BJC

BJC’s successful response to extraordinary challenges during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic lead to the promotion of two physicians who were instrumental in coordinating that effort. Bruce Hall, MD, PhD, MBA, professor of surgery, assumed the role of BJC chief medical officer, while Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was appointed BJC vice president and […]

Congratulations to our newly elected IDSA Fellows

We are proud to announce the following faculty, each who have been named a Fellow by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society. Fellowship in IDSA is one of the highest honors in the field of infectious diseases. It recognizes distinguished clinicians and scientists from the United States and […]

ID fellow alumnae, Judith A. Aberg, MD, appointed Dean of System Operations for Clinical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dennis S. Charney, MD, the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean and President for Academic Affairs at Mount Sinai Health System announced that Judith Aberg, MD, the Dr. George Baehr Professor of Clinical Medicine, has been appointed Dean of System Operations for Clinical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. An internationally renowned […]

Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., MD, becomes 21st president of Michigan State University

Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., MD, ID fellow ‘84, recently stepped down as the 5th president of Stony Brook University on July 31, 2019, to officially begin his presidency at Michigan State University, one of the largest universities in the U. S. Under his direction, Stony Brook became one of the nation’s top universities for […]

Powderly honored with Distinguished Graduate Award by University College Dublin (UCD) Medical Graduates Association

William G. Powderly, MD, ID fellow ’87, the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine & Co-director, Infectious Diseases Division, received the UCD Medical Graduates Association (MGA) Distinguished Graduate Award at their MGA Reunion 2019. The UCD MGA Distinguished Graduate Awards are awarded to outstanding graduates of the UCD School of Medicine, who are nominated by […]

Corrado A. Cancedda, MD, PhD, WUSM ID Fellow 2004-2007, will guide Botswana-UPENN’s strategy in sub-Saharan Africa

Corrado Cancedda, MD, PhD, assoicate professor of infectious diseases at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, recently assumed the role of Director and Strategic Adviser for Academic Partnerships in Global Health at the Botswana-University of Pennsylvania Partnership (BUP). Dr. Cancedda is a seasoned global health professional and was chosen following an extensive international […]