Makedonka Mitreva, PhD elected to fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology

The American Academy of Microbiology, the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), recognizes excellence, originality, service and leadership in the microbial sciences. Election to the Academy is a mark of distinction. Congratulations, Makedonka Mitreva, PhD, professor of medicine and genetics, one of the top 65 fellows elected in the Academy 2023 […]

Global Health Seed Funding awarded to ID faculty

In an effort to that will amplify Washington University’s “global perspective” (one of the guiding principles of the university’s “Here and Next” Strategic Plan), the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health and Department of Medicine, Washington University McDonnell International Scholars Academy and the Africa Initiative have awarded global health seed funding to […]

Kwon named chair of epidemiology society research committee

Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named head of the Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America (SHEA) Research Committee. Kwon’s clinical and translational research is dedicated to infection prevention and combating antimicrobial resistance. Her lab […]

SHEA recognizes outstanding infectious diseases fellows

Armaghan-e-Rehman Mansoor, MD, 2nd year ID fellow, has been awarded the Jonathan Freeman Scholarship by the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). The award recognizes outstanding infectious disease fellows who demonstrate an interest in healthcare epidemiology. Dr. Mansoor’s primary research interest is in antibiotic stewardship, specifically in immunocompromised patients and in low resource settings. […]

Abayomi Agbedi, MD, ID fellow 2007, receives 2022 Distinguished Physician Award

Dr. Agbedi was taken by surprise at Novant Health Rowan Regional Medical Center, where the Novant Health Infectious Diseases Specialty, Salisbury, NC, honored him with the 2022 Distinguished Physician Award. “I’m grateful to all my colleagues who thought I merited this award” said Agbedi, “Doing the work and doing it well, is not possible without […]

Congratulations, Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, winner of 2022 SHEA Mid-Career Award

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) recognizes the contributions and accomplishments of their members who have have had a meaningful impact to the organization. Recently, SHEA recognized colleagues who have given so much to SHEA and the fields of healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and antibiotic stewardship. We are delighted to announce the SHEA […]

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 […]

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI advances to fellow of SHEA

Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) honored Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases, for her exceptional accomplishments in the field of Healthcare Epidemiology along with her years of service and commitment to SHEA. This category of academic membership honors individuals who have achieved special recognition and documented excellence […]

Congratulations, Hilary Reno, MD, PhD, awardee of the Partnership Development & Sustainability Support Program

The Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences recently announced five partnerships selected to receive funding through the 2022-2023 Partnership Development and Sustainability Support (PDSS) program. This funding enables partners to develop the trust, infrastructure, capacity and skills needed to undertake future collaborative research. Hilary Reno, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, division of […]

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 […]

Daisy W. Leung, PhD, granted tenure, effective July 1

The Washington University in St. Louis Board ofTrustees granted tenure to Daisy Lueng, PhD, an Associate Professor in the Departmentsof Medicine – Infectious Diseases, Pathology and Immunology, and Biochemistryand Molecular Biophysics on her recent tenure. Dr. Leung joined Washington University School ofMedicine in 2017 and established her lab to conduct research that focuses ondeveloping a […]

Inaugural Infectious Diseases Research Symposium 2022 June 17.

Washington University School of Medicine is a pioneer in groundbreaking research in all subspecialties in Infectious Diseases. We have vast experience with clinical, basic science and translational research and a long history of productive, impactful, and effective work to showcase for that. The organizing committee of this inaugural symposium includes William G. Powderly, MD, J. […]