ID Faculty and Fellows Attend IDWeek

October 27th, 2017


(Pictured (L-R): Beata Casanas, DO – Faculty, Anteneh Addisu, MD – Fellow, Sadaf Aslam, MD – Faculty)

On October 2-8, 2017, USF ID faculty and fellows attended the annual IDWeek presented by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). The week long event which was held in San Diego, CA is the combined annual meeting of the IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA, and PIDS and brings together infectious disease professionals across the nation to meet, share experiences, share research, and develop collaborations. This year, there were five faculty members and six fellows who authored five research posters and one oral presentation that was presented at the conference. Several other ID faculty attended and participated in the conference.


(ID Fellow, Dr. Robert Castro, presents “Major Risk Factors for Leprosy in a Non-Endemic Area of the United States”. Other authors include Dr. Jellyana Peraza, Dr. Beata Casanas, Dr. Andrew Makaiel, and Dr. Sadaf Aslam.)


ID Fellow, Dr. Anteneh Addisu, discusses his research poster with a conference attendee


(Pictured (L-R): John Toney, MD – Faculty, Andrew Mekaiel, MD – International Observer, Egypt, Richard Oehler, MD – Faculty, Beata Casanas, DO- Faculty, Sadaf Aslam, MD – Faculty, Jellyana Peraza, MD – International Observer, Venezuela, Kelly Kynaston, DO – Past Fellow)


(Pictured (L-R): Kelly Kynaston, DO – Past Fellow, Kristen Zeitler, PharmD – ID, Jose Montero, MD—Faculty, Beata Casanas, DO – Faculty, Ripal Jariwala, PharmD—ID)

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