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John F. Enders Lectureship

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2020 Featured Lecturer

Anna Wald, MD, MPH, FIDSAAnna Wald, M.D., MPH, FIDSA is the Head of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Division, Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Medicine & Pathology at the University of Washington and at the Vaccine and Infectious Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Wald directs the University of Washington Virology Research Clinic, a clinic dedicated to the study of epidemiology, natural history, and therapeutics for viral infections. Her research has focused on genital herpes infections, including infections in pregnant women and immunocompromised hosts. She has been an investigator in many clinical trials for novel antiviral agents, and prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines for HSV infection, as well as vaccines for HPV, CMV and other viral pathogens. Dr. Wald has been supported by NIH throughout her career. In addition to grants for scientific investigations, she has received a K24 Mentor Award from NIAID which supported the mentoring of the next generation of physician scientists. Clinically, Dr. Wald cares for patients with infections at an urban hospital in Seattle, and for patients with infectious complications of hematopoietic transplant and malignancies. She is a member of the Association of American Physicians, has received the ASTDA Distinguished Career Award, and has been selected as a Woman of ID by the IDSA Foundation. Dr. Wald received her BA from the Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT and MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She trained in Internal Medicine at Boston City Hospital and completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases and MPH from University of Washington in Seattle. Her presentation, “Developing Vaccines for Old and New Pathogens” will discuss the issue of endpoint in the design of vaccine trials and how it impacts the potential for successful development. 


Past John F. Enders Lecturers

2019 Michael Boeckh, M.D., Ph.D., FIDSA
2018 Rochelle Walensky, M.D., MPH, FIDSA
2017 Connie Celum, M.D., MPH, FIDSA
2016 Judith Currier, M.D., MSc, MPH, FIDSA
2015 Lynne M. Mofenson, M.D., FIDSA
2014 Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., FIDSA
2013 Nancy J. Cox, Ph.D.
2012 David L. Thomas, M.D., MPH, FIDSA
2011 Angela M. Caliendo, M.D., Ph.D., FIDSA
2010 Don Ganem, M.D., FIDSA
2009 Stanley M. Lemon, M.D., FIDSA
2008 Bruce Walker, M.D.
2007 Thomas C. Quinn, M.D., FIDSA
2006 Frederick G. Hayden, M.D., FIDSA
2005 Stephen E. Straus, M.D.
2004 Martin S. Hirsch, M.D., FIDSA
2003 Catherine M. Wilfert, M.D.
2002 Ann M. Arvin, M.D., FIDSA
2001 Lawrence Corey, M.D., FIDSA
2000 Richard Whitley, M.D., FIDSA
1999 Samuel Katz, M.D.
1998 Richard Johnson, M.D.
1997 Diane Griffin, M.D., Ph.D., FIDSA
1996 Anne Gershon, M.D., FIDSA
1995 Ciro de Quadros, M.D., MPH
1994 Clarence Peters, M.D.
1993 Caroline Breese Hall, M.D.
1992 Barry Bloom, Ph.D.
1991 Robert Schooley, M.D., FIDSA
1990 Gertrude Elion, DSc
1989 George Miller, Ph.D.
1988 Thomas Weller, M.D.

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