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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.    Headquarters Office

      1. Correspondence of J. Roger Porter on establishment of a headquarters office, 1952-56
      2. Correspondence of E.M. Foster, Secretary, on establishment of a headquarters office, 1958-59, ca. 1961
      3. Report of Donald E. Shay, Secretary, to Council on purchase of 1913 I St., 1969
      4. Appraisal of 1913 I St., 1968; brochure, n.d.; other documents relating to purchase of building, 1962-79 (includes leases for space at 1917 I St., 1974-76)
      5. Reports and memoranda to Council and CPC concerning purchase of a new headquarters building, 1984-86
      6. Clippings from ASM News and elsewhere, 1962-63
      7. Materials relating to dedication of 1325 Massachusetts Ave., 1989.


B.    Headquarters Staff

      1. Memoranda of Philipp Gerhardt, Secretary, to Council, on Executive Staff meetings, 1962-65
      2. Staff Newsletter, 1986-88
      3. Personnel Handbook, 1986
      4. Manager's Handbook, 1986
      5. Orientation Handbook, 1987; Subscription Unit New Employee Training Manual, 1995
      6. Clippings from ASM News on ASM Staff, 1970-77
      7. Sections from ASM Handbook: Headquarters Administration, Operations and Membership Services, 1974; Publications, 1974; Finance, 1974.
      8. Grant/Contract/Solicitation Manual, 1992
      9. Position descriptions, Staff Directors and Assistant Directors, 1992


C.    Headquarters Advisory Committee

      1. Reports to Council, 1978, 1984, 1987, 1988
      2. File of D.E. Shay, member: includes minutes, agendas, architectural proposals, 1984-1986
      3. Agendas, Minutes, 1984-96
      4. Meeting files of Executive Director, 1988-89