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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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A.    General

      1. Lists of Committee members, 1961(?)-1985


B.    [Annual Meeting Program]


C.    [Awards See separate inventory, PART NINE]


D.     Civil Service Standards

(see also L. Joe Berry Papers, Series 1, Subseries 1, Folders 1-4, passim., re situation of civilian scientists in the military)

      1. Memoranda and clippings, 1962-82


E.    ad hoc Commission on Certification and Accreditation Programs of the Academy

      1. report, 1992


F.    Council on Education and Laboratories

      1. Rules and Regulations, n.d.; program of conference Educational and Professional Standards in Microbiology; memo from Charles Evans, Chair, re Programmed Education, 1964


G.    Elections

      1. Guidelines, 1964; memoranda, 1976
      2. File of E.H. Spaulding, Chairman, 1962-64
      3. File of L.S. McClung, 1964-68
      4. File of Marion M. Brooke, 1979-80


H.    Exhibit Committee

      1. Report to ASM Council, 1969


I.    Foreign Visiting Professorships

      1. Reports, 1965-67


J.    Guidance for Training in Microbiology

      1. Reports to ASM Council, 1967, 1969; correspondence of Donald E. Shay including final grant report of H. Orin Halvorson, Chairman, 1967


K.    Infectious Diseases

      1. Reports, 1962-63


L.    Latin American Candidates for Fellowship

      1. Reports, 1961-67
      2. Correspondence of Morris F. Shaffer, Chairman, 1962-64
      3. Correspondence of Earle H. Spaulding, Chairman of Committee on Elections, with Morris Shaffer, 1963-65


M.    Latin American Professorship Program

Administration of this program was transferred to the Board of Education and Training in 1977. For inventory, see BET: 5-II F


N.    Legislative

      1. File of L.S. McClung, 1961-63 -- includes reports
      2. Reports to Board of Governors, 1961, 1966-67
      3. List of participants at organizational meeting, 1969; report to Council, 1971; correspondence of Robert E. Hungate; clippings from ASM News on ASM and the patentability of microorganisms, l980


O.    Liaison with Chemists and Other Allied Health Sciences

      1. Report, 1962


P.    Membership

      1. "Statement of Qualifications for Membership," ca. 1960; application form
      2. File of Donald E. Shay, Chairman, 1977-1984


Q.    Planning Committee and Task Force

      1. Minutes, 1968; Report, 1975


R.    Professional Affairs in Clinical and Public Health

      1. Clippings from ASM News, 1975


S.    Ad Hoc Review Committee (Sunset Committee)

      1. Report to ASM Council, 1984


T.    Standards Committee

      1. File of Robert E. Hungate, president of ASM, 1971