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    RE: PrEP Barriers

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    It is our responsibility as health care providers to offer effective and safe methods of preventing disease to our patients.  While each of us has our own personal beliefs about behavior (such as sex, drug use, eating meat...the list may go on), it can ...

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  • The Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is offering 1-2 yr. additional training in Onco-Transplant Infectious Diseases to ID fellows graduating from ACGME accredited ...

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    The Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is offering 1-2 yr. additional training in Onco-Transplant Infectious Diseases to fellows graduating from ACGME accredited ...

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IDSA, ASTMH Neurocysticercosis Guideline

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Member Spotlight

Kim Hanson, MD

IDSA Diagnostics Committee Chair Kim Hanson, MD, has been appointed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests following a nomination from IDSA. The Panel advises the CMS Administrator and the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on issues related to clinical diagnostic laboratory tests, including the establishment of payment rates and the factors used in determining coverage and payment processes for new tests.

Dr. Hanson is the head of Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Services and Director of the Medical Microbiology Fellowship Program at the University of Utah, as well as Director of Clinical Microbiology at ARUP Laboratories. She is an associate professor of medicine and pathology, splitting her time between patient care, laboratory administration, research, and teaching.

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  • McDonald’s pulls salad from thousands of locations after people are sickened by parasite

    McDonald's has stopped selling salads at some 3,000 locations across the country amid a multi-state parasite outbreak that has sickened dozens ...
  • Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism

    The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug intended to treat smallpox — a move that could halt a lethal pandemic if the ...

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IDSA has been important in my career in infectious disease. IDSA also plays a big role in advocacy and drawing attention to key issues. It's exciting to be a part of that and feel that I have an avenue for my voice to be heard.
Ingrid Bassett, MD, MPH, FIDSA
The idea that I could link epidemiology with my fundamental knowledge of how microorganisms work, along with diagnostic microbiology...this is an amazing way to put the pieces of the puzzles together about how infectious diseases work in human beings.
Lucy Tompkins, MD, PhD, FIDSA
I always like mystery stories growing up and you have to be very astute...You have to look at the symptoms, the geography, the home and social situation to solve the mystery of their problem.
Susan Bleasdale, MD
You can take a patient in front of you, and within a short amount of time with your clinical care, have an enormous impact.
John Lynch, MD, MPH
Understanding the pathogenesis of infectious diseases requires a knowledge of pathology, immunology, especially microbiology. The discipline allows practitioners to combine all of those, and there's never a dull moment.
Philip Polgreen, MD, MPH
I just became a member of IDSA this year, and I find it amazing how supportive IDSA has been to me so far.
Noah Kojima, MD