Congress Passes Zika Funding BillCongress passed and President Obama signed a 10-week continuing resolution, which includes $1.1 billion for Zika virus research.
The Board of the American College of Microbiology works to ensure that the principles and mission of the College are fulfilled through its programs. The Board is chaired by the Dean of the College, who serves a three year term and may be reappointed once. Also serving on the Board is the Chair of CPEP and each certification Board, as well as other members that are appointed as deemed necessary by the Dean. The Board meets once annually.
The work of the College and its Board will reflect the highest standards of science, character, integrity, and collegiality in promoting the professions of microbiology and immunology, in supporting the health and well-being of the public, in developing critical alliances with partners, and in supporting the work of the professionals it certifies.
Richard B. Thomson, Jr., Ph.D., D(ABMM) ('17)
Dean, American College of Microbiology
NorthShore University HealthSystem, Chicago
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Larry D. Gray, Ph.D., D(ABMM) ('16)
Chair, Committee on Postgraduate Educational Programs (CPEP)
Robert J. Hawley, Ph.D., SM(NRCM) ('17)
Chair, National Registry of Certified Microbiologists (NRCM)
Yvette S. McCarter, Ph.D., D(ABMM)('18)
Chair, American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM)
University of Florida