Infectious Diseases Society
   of St. Louis

 

 
 

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Our Purpose
The purpose of the Society is to promote professional education, cooperation and fellowship among its members, and to provide members with new information and techniques in the treatment of infectious diseases.

The Infectious Diseases Society of St. Louis (IDSSL) is pleased to provide a venue for education and exchange of ideas among its members and associates by coordinating dinner meetings on timely topics with guest speakers. We are officially designated as a member of the IDSA State and Regional Societies Assembly, further enhancing our ability to share with you issues of interest to IDSA societies. For these reasons, your participation in IDSSL’s educational programs is of the utmost importance.


Membership form for Infectious Diseases Society of St. Louis - PDF

 

Board of Directors

Aamina Akhtar, M.D.- President
Private Practice
Infectious Diseases, P.C.
10004 Kennerly RD
368B
St. Louis MO 63128

Morey Gardner, M.D.
Program Director,
Internal Medicine Residency
Director, Dept. of Internal
  Medicine
Director, Div. of Infectious Disease
St. Mary's Health Center
St. Louis, MO

Donald Kennedy, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
St. Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Jad Khoury, M.D.
ID Consultant
St. John's Mercy Medical Center
St. Louis, MO

Stephanie A. Lutter-Fritz, M.D. - Secretary/Treasurer
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

 

 

Adnan Y. Siddiqui, MD - President-elect
Associate Chief of Staff(CNE)
Director, Wound Care Center
Northwest Infectious Diseases
St. Louis MO

 

Keith Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
kwoeltje@dom.wustl.edu

 

Executive Director
Susan Wightman, RN, BSN, ACRN
Washington University School of Medicine
Infectious Diseases Division
Box 8051
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.08275
fax: 314.454.9290
email: swightma@dom.wustl.edu


Additional information can be obtained by calling Susan Wightman at
314-454-8275 or email swightma@dom.wustl.edu

Educational Meetings

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Challenging cases encountered and presented by infectious diseases fellows from all four area medical schools

 (click here for flyer)

moderated by
Keith F. Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

The Engineers' Club of St. Louis
4359 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, Mo. 63108
phone: 314-533-9333

6:00 p.m Hors d’oeuvres Reception (Meet & Greet)
7:00 p.m. Dinner/Program Commences


Free for ID Society of St. Louis Members
$75 for non-members
Secure online registration available at www.wustl.edu/etransact; scroll down to and click on: Infectious Diseases Society Membership and Event Registration under current sites and events. 


 

Past Events

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Infectious Diseases Specialist:  Emerging Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

presented by
Bruce R. Bacon, M.D.
Profesor of Internal Medicine
Co-director, Liver Center
St. Louis Universty School of Medicine
St. Louis MO

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

(MRSA)
Approaches to Prevention and Diagnosis
presented by
Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine
Medical Director of Clinical Microbiology
Barnes Jewish Hospital

Stephanie A. Fritz, MD, MSCI                       David K. Warren, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics            Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Infectious Diseases Division                          Infectious Diseases Division

 

March 14, 2013
Update from the
St. Louis County Health Department

Faisal Khan, M.D., MBBS, MPH
Division of Communicable Disease Control
St. Louis County Department of Health
St. Louis, MO

Infectious Diseases Clinical Cases
moderated by
Keith F. Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Presented by clinical fellows from area Medical Schools!

 

August 30, 2012 (click here for flyer)
Overview of Communicable Disease Services in St. Louis County
Richard Knaup
Manager, Communicable Disease Control Services
St. Louis County Department of Health

 

Challenging Clostridium Difficile Infections: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention presented by

Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Section of Transplant Infectious Diseases
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO


January, 12, 2012
Infectious Diseases Clinical Cases
moderated by
Keith F. Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Presented by clinical fellows from area Medical Schools!

August 11, 2011
Management of the Treatment
Experienced Patient with HIV Infection
 (click here for flyer)
presented by
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Infectious Diseases Division
New York University
New York, NY

 
December 2, 2010
Infectious Diseases Clinical Cases (click here for flyer)
moderated by
Keith F. Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Mar 24, 2010
Community Spread of Influenza:
Lessons from the Hutterites
presented by
Mark Loeb, BSc., M.D., MSc.
Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Joint Member, Dept. of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Division Director, Infectious Diseases
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
 

February 11, 2010 click here for flyer
Infectious Diseases Clinical Cases
moderated by
Keith F. Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

June 11, 2009
Update from the Infectious Diseases Society of America and

HAP/VAP Discussions with the FDA


presented by
Dale Thomas M File, Jr. MD MSc MACP FIDSA FCCP

Board Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Professor, Internal Medicine, Head, Infectious Disease Section
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine,
Rootstown, Ohio 

Evolving Gram-negative Resistance to Antimicrobials:
Lessons from around the world

presented by

Liu Hans, M.D., FACP

Infectious Diseases Consultant, Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists, Bryn Mawr, PA
Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, PA

 Point of View (top of Laclede Gas Building)
30th Floor, 720 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63101
phone: 314-421-5941 Free valet parking in the Laclede Gas Building Parking Garage
6:15 p.m Hors d’oeuvres Reception
(Meet & Greet)
7:00 p.m. Dinner/Program Commences
RSVP to Susan Wightman at swightma@dom.wustl.edu or 314-454-8275
 

December 4, 2008
Infectious Diseases Clinical Cases
moderated by
Keith F. Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
presented by
Infectious Diseases Fellows

Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis MO 63112
phone: 314-367-1337
 

June 18, 2008
Update on C. difficile-Associated Disease and Treatment Guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
presented by

Dale N. Gerding, M.D., FACP

Professor of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Staff, Research and Development Service
Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines IL
Board Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Wednesday, June 18, 2008
 

September 25, 2007

Infectious Diseases Clinical Cases
moderated by
Keith F. Woeltje, M.D., Ph.D.

 presented by
Infectious Diseases Fellows



March 28, 2007
Control and Treatment Strategies for
Acinetobacter and other Emerging Multi-Drug Resistant Gram-negative Pathogens

presented by

Trish M. Perl, M.D., M.Sc.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

May 23, 2006
The  Epidemic That Is: MRSA
presented by
Adolf W. Karchmer, M.D.
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston MA

 May 11, 2005

 Public Reporting of Hospital
Infections: Issues and Controversies

presented by

Ray Wagner, Consumer Advocate and
Farrin A. Manian, M.D., M.P.H.
President, Infectious Diseases Society of St. Louis
Chief of Infectious Diseases, St. John’s Mercy Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri—Columbia

 December 5, 2005
Prospects for the Prevention of
Pandemic Influenza with Vaccine
Robert B. Belshe, M.D

Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
St. Louis University School of Medicine

Diagnostic Methods for Influenza
Gregory A. Storch, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics
Co-director Clinical Retrovirus Lab, Director Clinical Virology Lab, Bacteriology Laboratory and the Molecular Virology Laboratory
Washington University School of Medicine

 

June 7, 2004
Initial Treatment of HIV Infections
Presented by
Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology
Associate Director, Johns Hopkins AIDS Service
 

October 7, 2004
Maintaining Antimicrobial Efficacy in the New Era
Presented by
W. Michael Scheld, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
& Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA