OUR TEAM

ProMED is a program of the International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID) and is staffed by a multidisciplinary global team of ISID Staff and over 50 subject matter experts reporting from 34 countries on a variety of topic specialties including human, animal and plant health.
STUART HANDYSIDES, BSc, MBBS, MRCGP – SH
Associate Editor
Ware, England, UNITED KINGDOM
JAROD HANSON, DVM, PhD, DACVPM – JH
Associate Editor
Veterinary Infectious Disease and Public Health Consultant
Abingdon, Maryland, USA
MATT LEVISON, MD – ML
Associate Editor & Bacterial Diseases & ProMED-AMR Moderator
Editorial Board for Infectious Diseases, Merck Manual
Sarasota, Florida, USA
LEO LIU, MD, DTMH – LXL
Associate Editor
Infectious Diseases and Global Health Consultant
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
UZMA BASHIR AAMIR – UBA
ProMED-SoAS & Viral Diseases Moderator
PAKISTAN
AISHA ABUBAKAR, MBBS, MPH - AA
AISHA ABUBAKAR, MBBS, MPH – AA
ProMED-EAFR Moderator
Reader, Department of Community Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria
NIGERIA
 @AishaAhmedAbub4
SAMEEH ABUTARBUSH, DVM, MVetSc, DABVP, DACVIM – SMA
ProMED-MENA Moderator
Vice Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology
JORDAN
YAW AFRANE, PhD – YA
ProMED-EAFR Moderator
Associate Professor, University of Ghana Medical School
GHANA
RODRIGO ANGERAMI, MD, PhD – RNA
ProMED-PORT Moderator
Medical Infectologist of the Epidemiological Surveillance Section, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of Clinics, University of Campinas/Professor in the Department of Public Health, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas
BRAZIL
BATYRBEK ASLANOV, MD, PhD, DrMedSci – BA
ProMED-RUS Moderator
Professor, North-Western State Mechnikov Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russia
RUSSIA
YIN MYO AYE, MBBS, MPH – YMA
ProMED-MBDS Moderator
Medical Epidemiologist
THAILAND
 @yinmyo
PABLO BELDOMENICO, DVM, MPVM, PhD – PMB
Wildlife Moderator
ARGENTINA
EMMANUEL BENYEOGOR, MPH, PRINCE2 – EIB
ProMED-AMR Moderator
Coordination Assistant, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Abuja
NIGERIA
 @EIBenyeogor
PARITOSH KUMAR BISWAS, DVM, PhD – PKB
ProMED-SoAS Moderator
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Veterinary Public Health/Director, Poultry Research and Training Center, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
BANGLADESH
 @paritosh1965
SOPHIE BOWMAN-DERRICK, BVSc, MVS, MAE – SBD
ProMED-AMR Moderator
Veterinarian and Project Coordinator
AUSTRALIA
SIDI COULIBALY, MD, MPH – SC
ProMED-FRA Moderator
Medical Doctor, Ministry of Health, Burkina Faso
BURKINA FASO
THANIS DAMRONGWATANAPOKIN, DVM, PhD – TD
ProMED-MBDS Moderator
THAILAND
CRISTINA DAVID, DVM, MSc – CRD
Animal Health Moderator
Animal Health Consultant
USA
BENSON ESTAMBLE, MD, PhD – BE
ProMED-EAFR Moderator
KENYA
SALMA FERCHICHI, DVM, MSc – SF
ProMED-MENA Moderator
TUNISIA
ABDESSALAM FIKRI, DVM – AF
ProMED-FRA Moderator
Veterinary Epidemiologist
MOROCCO
TAM GARLAND, DVM, PhD, DABVT – TG
Animal Disease and Zoonoses Moderator
Veterinary Toxicologist and Consultant, Veterinarian
USA
JORGE GONZALEZ-MEDOZA, MD, MSc, DLSHTM – JG
ProMED-ESP Moderator
Clinical Rounds Instructor, Gorgas Courses in Tropical Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, University of Alabama at Birmingham
PERU
DAGMAR HANOLD, PhD, Dipl.Biol – DHA
Plant Diseases Moderator
Plant Virologist University of Adelaide, Editor-in-Chief Australasian Plant Disease Notes
AUSTRALIA
MARTIN HUGH-JONES, MA, VetMB, MPH, PhD, FACE, Hon FRCVS – MHJ
Animal Diseases Assistant Moderator
Professor Emeritus, Dept Environmental Sciences, College of the Coast & Environment and Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, LSU
USA
KASSIM A. JIMALE, M.PHIL., B.S. – KJ
ProMED-EAFR Moderator
Vice President of Research and Development, Jamhuriya University of Science and Technology, Mogadishu/Senior Lecturer, Somali National University
SOMALIA
LAURA KRAMER, PhD, FASTMH – LK
Viral Diseases Moderator
Director of the Arbovirus Laboratory, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health/Professor of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, NY
USA
MATT LEVISON, MD – ML
Bacterial Diseases & ProMED-AMR Moderator
Editorial Board for Infectious Diseases, Merck Manual
USA
LARRY LUTWICK, MD – LL
Bacterial Diseases Moderator
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and Science
USA
BOUBACAR MAIGA, MD, PhD – BM
ProMED-FRA Moderator
Professor, Department of Fundamental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Odontostomatology, University of Science, Technics and Technology of Bamako
MALI
 @mboubacar
GHASSAN MATAR, MSc, PhD – GMM
ProMED-MENA & ProMED-AMR Moderator
Professor & Chairperson, Dept. Experimental Pathology, Immunology & Microbiology / Director WHO Collaborating Center for Reference and Research on Bacterial Pathogens, American University of Beirut
LEBANON
MOHAMED ABDELREHMAN MOHAMED, DVM, MVSc. – MA
ProMED-EAFR Moderator
SOMALIA
SALMAN MUHAMMAD, MBBS, FCPS – MS
ProMED-SoAS Moderator
Chief of Public Health Laboratories Division, NIH Pakistan
PAKISTAN
 @salman14m
MUBARAK MUSTAFA, MD, MBBS – MM
ProMED-MENA Moderator
Consultant Virologist
SUDAN
TIN TIN MYAING, BVS, MPhil, MVSc, PhD [UPM] – TTM
ProMED-MBDS & ProMED-AMR Moderator
Patron, Myanmar Veterinary Association/Officer, Wildlife Disease Association, Asia-Pacific
MYANMAR
SHARIFA NASREEN, MBBS, MPH, PhD – SN
ProMED-SoAS Moderator
CANADA
Eskild Petersen – EP
Parasitic Diseases Moderator
SULTANATE OF OMAN
NATALIA PSHENICHNAYA, MD, PhD, DSci, Prof – NP
ProMED-RUS Moderator
Head of Department, National Medical Research Center of Phthisiopulmonology and Infectious Diseases
RUSSIA
 @nataly_psh
NAZAR SHABILA, PhD, MSc, MBChB – NS
ProMED-MENA Moderator
Assistant Professor of Public Health, Hawler Medical University
IRAQ
 @nshabila
ARNON SHIMSHONY, DVM – AS, ARN
Animal Disease and Zoonoses Moderator
Associate Professor, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University
ISRAEL
G SINGH, PhD, MPH – GS
ProMED-SoAS Moderator
INDIA
MOHAMED SIRDAR, BVSc (DVM), MSc, Dip. Finance – MMS
ProMED-EAFR Moderator
Senior Veterinary Researcher, Epidemiology and Training (Agricultural Research Council, South Africa)/Secretariat of the Southern African Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SASVEPM)
SOUTH AFRICA
JAIME TORRES – JT
ProMED-ESP Moderator
VENEZUELA
SOK TOUCH, MD, MPH – ST
ProMED-MBDS Moderator
WBG short term consultant on Health Security
CAMBODIA
THERESE UMUHOZA, Bsc, Msc, PhD – TU
ProMED-FRA & ProMED-EAFR Moderator
Freelance Research Epidemiologist
RWANDA
 @umuhoza07
RICHARD BROU YAPI, PhD – RBY
ProMED-FRA & ProMED-EAFR Moderator
PostDoc Afrique One ASPIRE Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire, Researcher Université Alassane Ouattara
IVORY COAST
 @RYapi
THOMAS YUILL, PhD – TY
Viral Diseases Moderator
Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
USA

RACHEL DELP – RD
Copy Editor
Landis Store, Pennsylvania, USA

MARIA JACOBS, MD – MJ
Senior Technical Editor
Zurich, SWITZERLAND
LAURENCE MIALOT – LMI
Copy Editor
Program and Marketing Manager, ISID
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
ANNA ORSOLA – AO
Copy Editor
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
TONI WEEKS – TW
Copy Editor
Pismo Beach, California, USA
MOHD ASRI YUSOF – MAY
Copy Editor
Besut, MALAYSIA

SUSAN de HEVENINGHAM BAEKELAND – SB
Plant and Animal Diseases Correspondent
Story Finder and Researcher
FRANCE

LARISA ERMAKOVA, PhD – LE
ProMED-RUS Correspondent
Head of the Clinic for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Research Institute of Microbiology and Parasitology of Rostov-on-Dones
RUSSIA

VADIM MELNIK, PhD – VM
ProMED-RUS Correspondent
Associate Professor, State Department of Higher Education Organization, Health Management and Epidemiology, Donetsk National Medical University
UKRAINE

BRENT BARRETT, BS, M(ASCP) – BB
Rapporteur
Retired Microbiologist
USA
 @parker2320

JOSEPH DUDLEY, MSc, PhD – JD
Rapporteur
Research Scientist
USA

MARIANNE HOPP, PhD, LL.B. – MJH
Rapporteur
CANADA

ANGELA SONG-EN HUANG, MD, MPH
Rapporteur
Medical Officer, Taiwan Centers for Disease Control
Taiwan

DAN SILVER – DS
Rapporteur
USA

KATHRYN SODERHOLM, MPH – KS
Rapporteur
Nonprofit Administrator
USA