On World Health Day 2011, April 7th, IDSA sponsored a congressional briefing where experts and a grieving mother discussed the dire public health problems caused by antimicrobial resistance and the stagnant antibiotic pipeline.
“Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: Policy Recommendations to Save Lives” (PDF) (HTML) (One-page summary PDF)
Robert Guidos - firstname.lastname@example.org - 703-299-0202
James Hughes, MD, FIDSA; Moderator
Rima Khabbaz, MD, CDC Deputy Director of Infectious Diseases
Theresa Drew, Ricky Lannetti's mother - At the age of 21, Ricky Lannetti died of a resistant infection
Ruth Lynfield, MD, Minnesota State Epidemiologist
Paul Miller, PhD, Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Antibacterials Research Unit, Pfizer Inc.
Neil Fishman, MD, FIDSA, University of Pennsylvania Hospital System, Immediate Past President of SHEA
Brad Spellberg, MD, FIDSA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
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