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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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JohnAssociate Professor, Oklahoma State University, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Dr. John earned his Ph.D. in microbiology at Colorado State University.   He teaches microbiology at Oklahoma State University.  Besides being a professor, he is the president of the Native American Faculty and Staff Association. This organization provides scholarships to Native American students on campus to ease some of the financial burden of college. They also organize events, sponsor motivational speakers, and fund other areas of the school in order to inspire students to succeed. Through this organization, John hopes to knock down obstacles that get in the way of students reaching their goals.  Adapted from SACNAS, 2011.