Read about our alumni accomplishments.

Kwon, Newland named to antibiotic resistance advisory council

Kwon, Newland named to antibiotic resistance advisory council
Will advise leadership in office of secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Service Jennie H. Kwon, DO, an associate professor of medicine in infectious diseases, and Jason G. Newland, MD, a professor of pediatrics, both at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have been selected to serve on the Presidential Advisory […]

Victoria Fraser, MD presented with SHEA Senior Scholar Award at IDWeek 2023

Victoria Fraser, MD presented with SHEA Senior Scholar Award at IDWeek 2023
SHEA’s Senior Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practitioner in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice for 15 years or more. Selection is based on the breadth and quality of the nominee’s contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology. Congratulations, Victoria Fraser, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA on your achievements and this well-deserved award!

Cherabie named ‘Let’s Stop HIV Together’ ambassador

Cherabie named ‘Let’s Stop HIV Together’ ambassador
Joseph Cherabie, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a clinical ambassador for the national Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign, which is led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The campaign aims to end the […]

Kap Sum Foong, MD, ID fellow alumnus, receives LEAP Fellowship

Kap Sum Foong, MD, ID fellow alumnus, receives LEAP Fellowship
Congratulations, Kap Sum Foong, MD, ID Fellow 2019, on receiving a Leaders in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Public Health Fellowship Award. The LEAP Fellowship is a $100,000 training award competitively granted to promising young infectious disease physicians. Funded by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the fellowship aims to foster the next generation of […]

Kwon named chair of epidemiology society research committee

Kwon named chair of epidemiology society research committee
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 […]

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

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

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

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 […]