ID Across Generations: A Father & Son’s Perspective 

ID Across Generations: A Father & Son’s Perspective 

The field of infectious diseases is continually evolving, and our ability to research and treat existing bugs, combat antimicrobial resistance and respond to global pandemics all comes down to dedicated ID and HIV professionals. These researchers and clinicians act as detectives, collaborating across all areas of medicine to investigate emerging diseases and find innovative solutions to deliver the best patient care. This commitment is evidenced by ID specialists like IDSA Foundation supporter Steven Schnittman, MD, and…

Serving the Underserved – Faces of ID: Teena Chopra, M.D., MPH

Serving the Underserved – Faces of ID: Teena Chopra, M.D., MPH

Do you think serving underserved and underrepresented populations is one of the most important issues facing our country?  Us too. And this doctor is doing just that.  This is an IDSA member who shares her time, talent and treasure with the IDSA Foundation. But that isn’t (exactly) what makes her special. What makes her special will be obvious…

Honoring a Trailblazer in Infectious Diseases: John G. Bartlett, M.D., FIDSA

Honoring a Trailblazer in Infectious Diseases: John G. Bartlett, M.D., FIDSA

The IDSA Foundation is sad to share the news of Dr. John Bartlett’s passing earlier this week. A trailblazer in Infectious Diseases, Dr. Bartlett contributed to so many key discoveries and mentored countless students, fellows and attending physicians. Mention the name John Bartlett, M.D. to the legions of doctors he mentored during his long and…

Member Spotlight: David M. Aronoff, M.D., FIDSA, FAAM

Member Spotlight: David M. Aronoff, M.D., FIDSA, FAAM

David M. Aronoff, M.D., FIDSA, FAAM is a physician-scientist with a primary focus on maternal-child health and infections that complicate pregnancy. He has been highly involved in the diagnosis and clinical care of COVID-19 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. As immediate past chair of the IDSA Foundation’s Mentorship Program Committee, Dr. Aronoff is a champion…

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: SPOTLIGHT on Lilian Abbo, M.D., FIDSA

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: SPOTLIGHT on Lilian Abbo, M.D., FIDSA

Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture and achievements of the United States. The IDSA Foundation is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of our Latinx members, and recently had the privilege of speaking with Lilian Abbo, M.D., FIDSA to learn more about her work and the importance of building a diverse infectious diseases (ID) workforce.    Originally from Caracas,…

Mimi Glode, MD: A Woman of ID

Mimi Glode, MD: A Woman of ID

An incredible number of nominations were submitted in honor and recognition of a woman in the field of infectious diseases who has created a path forward for ID research, mentorship, and advocacy. Last year, we honored four incredible women, but this year, the IDSA Foundation will highlight the work and inspiration of six Women of…

An Update on Promising Alzheimer’s Research: Allison Aiello, PhD

An Update on Promising Alzheimer’s Research: Allison Aiello, PhD

Allison Aiello, PhD, a Professor of Epidemiology and current Carolina Population Center Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was one of the two, 2018 inaugural grant awardees of the Alzheimer’s Research Grant receiving $50,000 in research funding. Dr. Aiello’s proposed research showed thought-provoking approaches to discover a possible linkage between infectious…