2017 ABMM Diplomates

The American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) is pleased to welcome the following newly certified Diplomates in 2017:

  • Miguel A. Arroyo-Cazurro, PhD, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, TX
  • Allen Carl Bateman, PhD, MPH, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, Madison
  • Thea C. Brennan-Krohn, MD, Boston Children's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, MA
  • Rohit Chawla, MBBS, MD, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
  • Matthew Pellan Cheng, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Randal Christopher Fowler, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Minnesota Department of Health, Saint Paul, MN
  • Cherilyn D. Garner, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
  • Robert A. G. Huis in ’t Veld, MD, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Wajahat Hussain, Ministry of Health KSA Taif, Regional Lab Taif, Saudi Arabia
  • Kurt Jerke, PhD, US Army, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
  • Brian A. Koeneman, PhD, Laboratory Sciences of Arizona, Sonora Quest Laboratories, Tempe
  • Mark J. Lee, NYSDOH Wadsworth Center, Albany, NY
  • Jamie Kay Lemon, New York City Public Health Laboratory, NY
  • Rachael M. Liesman, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City
  • Paul M. Luethy, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Amy J. Mathers, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville
  • Stephanie L. Mitchell, PhD, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, UPMC Presbyterian, and University of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Andrei Musaji, MD, Vancouver Island Health Authority, BC, Canada
  • Trong Tien Nguyen, MDCM, FRCPC, Providence Health Care, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Chitra Pai, MD, American University of Antigua College of Medicine
  • Mehul Panchal, MBBS, MD, Kiran Multi Super Speciality Hospital and Research Center, Gujarat, India
  • Nicole Pecora, MD, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY
  • Matthew A. Pettengill, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Muhammad Rehan, MBBS, MD, MRCPI, FRCPC, Royal Inland Hospital, BC, Canada
  • Alessandro Rossi, PhD, Utah Public Health Laboratory, Taylorsville
  • Felix Roth, PhD, Sanford Health, Fargo, ND
  • Inna Sekirov, MD, PhD, Provincial Health Services Authority, BC Center for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
  • Salika Mehreen Shakir, PhD, ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Kristen L. Smith, PhD, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Burlington, NC
  • Christine Yvette Turenne, Diagnostic Services Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
  • Tam T. Van, PhD, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • Melanie L. Yarbrough, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Yun (Claire) Ying, MD, Adventist Health White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

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