Dr. William Powderly is the Dr. J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine and co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases. He is also the Larry J Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Science and Director of the Institute of Clinical and Translational Science at Washington University. As co-director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Powderly oversees the clinical operations, educational programs and clinical and translational research of the Division.
From 2005 to 2012, he was Dean of Medicine and Head of the School of Medicine at University College Dublin in Ireland.
Dr. Powderly has been actively involved in HIV-related clinical research for over thirty years with specific interests in opportunistic infections, metabolic complications and long-term outcomes of antiretroviral therapy. He is a former President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He attends on the ID consult service teaching fellows, residents, and students. He is the author of over 400 original manuscripts, reviews and book chapters.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians In Ireland, the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and was, in 2017, President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
- Larry J Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health
- Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Science
- Director of the Institute of Clinical and Translational Science at Washington University
- MB, BCh, BAO: University College, Dublin, Ireland (1979)
- Residency: St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland and Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (1983)
- Fellowship, Infectious Diseases: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1987)
- Membership: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (1981)
- 1992 Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
- 1994 Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America
- 1999 FIRST AIDE award, 1999, St. Louis Effort for AIDS
- 2001 Twenty Heroes award, 2001; AIDS Foundation of St. Louis
- 2003 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
- 2016 Pillar of Support Award, Academic Women’s Network, Washington University
- 2017 President, Infectious Diseases Society of America
- 2018 Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (London)
- 2019 Distinguished Graduate Award by University College Dublin (UCD) Medical Graduates Association
- Cancedda C, Adams LV, Powderly W. Call for action for academic medical centres in the USA: adopting locally the lessons learnt globally. BMJ Glob Health 2020: 5:e002238.
- Mejia-Chew C, O´Halloran J, Olsen MA, Stwalley D, Salazar A, Kronen R, Hsueh K, Lin C, Powderly WG, Spec A. Impact of Infectious Diseases Consultation on Mortality and Treatment of Patients with Candida Bloodstream Infections: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2019; 19:1336-1344.
- Escota GV, O’Halloran JA, Powderly WG, Presti R. Understanding mechanisms to promote successful aging in persons living with HIV. Int J Infect Dis 2018; 66:56-64.