OUR TEAM

ProMED is a program of the International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID) and is staffed by a multidisciplinary global team of over 50 subject matter experts reporting from 34 countries on a variety of topic specialties including human, animal and plant health.  Our Editor, Deputy Editor, and Associate Editors lead the team of expert Moderators, Copy Editors, Correspondents, and Volunteers to bring near-real time information to thousands of daily readers. ISID Staff and Executive Committee support the ProMED team.
LINDA C. MACKINNON, MPH, PMP - LCM
LINDA C. MACKINNON, MPH, PMP – LCM
Deputy Executive Director/Director of Emerging Diseases Surveillance, ISID
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
[email protected]
LARRY MADOFF, MD - LM
LARRY MADOFF, MD – LM
Editor, ProMED-mail
Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
 @lmadoff
[email protected]
MARJORIE P. POLLACK, MD - MPP
MARJORIE P. POLLACK, MD – MPP
Deputy Editor, ProMED-mail
New York, New York, USA
 @modmpp
[email protected]
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
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
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
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
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
TAMER SAIED OSMAN, MD, MSc
ProMED-MENA & ProMED-AMR Moderator
Project Manager, Contractor for the US Naval Medical Research Unit #3
EGYPT
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
MARK SPRINKLE – MSP
Copy Editor
Freeport, Maine, USA
TONI WEEKS – TW
Copy Editor
Pismo Beach, California, USA

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