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Contagion® is a fully integrated news resource covering all areas of infectious disease. Through our website, bimonthly journal, email newsletters, social media outlets, and Outbreak Monitor we provide practitioners and specialists with disease-specific information designed to improve patient outcomes and assist with the identification, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases. Our mission is to assure that the healthcare community and public have the knowledge to make more informed choices and have a positive impact on patient outcomes.

Editorial Staff:   
Associate Editorial Director, Danielle Mroz, MA
Editor, Kristi Rosa
Assistant Editor, Michaela Fleming

Editor in Chief
Jason Gallagher, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS*
School of Pharmacy
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Editorial Advisory Board Members
Brandon Bookstaver, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS, AAHIVP*
College of Pharmacy
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
Robert Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Marta Cavalcanti, MD, PhD
Infectious Disease Clinic
Hospital Universitario Clementino Fraga Filho
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
David van Duin, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Khalid Eljaaly, PharmD, BCPS, CAPPS*
College of Pharmacy
The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Jean Paul J. Gonzalez, MD, PhD
Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas
Charitha Gowda, MD, MPH, MSCE
Department of Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

College of Medicine
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Alan Gross, PharmD, BCPS-AQID*
College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Emily Heil, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID*
School of Pharmacy
University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland
Kirk Hevener, PharmD, PhD*
College of Pharmacy
University of Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee
Edmond A. Hooker, MD, DrPH
Xavier University
Cincinnati, Ohio
Douglas A. Holt, MD, FACP, IDSA
Morsani College of Medicine
University of Southern Florida
Tampa, Florida
Julian Hurdle, PhD
Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Bryan, Texas
Jontari Hutagalung, PhD, MPH
Center for Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
Universitas Gadjah Mada
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Kengo Inagaki, MD
University of Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi
Susan Jarvi, PhD
The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, Hawaii
Norman B. Javitt, MD, PhD
NYU School of Medicine
New York, New York
Meghan Jeffres, PharmD*
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado
Leah Johnson, PhD
RTI International
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Keith S. Kaye, MD, MPH
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Madeline King, PharmD*
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
University of the Sciences
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
James S. Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA*
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon
Monica V. Mahoney, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID*§
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
Christopher McCoy, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
Dorothy McCoy, PharmD, BCPS*
Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Paterson, New Jersey
John Mohr, PharmD*
Medical Affairs Strategic Solutions
Acton, Massachusetts

Medical Affairs
Lexington, Massachusetts
Michael Nailor, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID*
School of Pharmacy
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut
Alice M. Panchaud, PharmD
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts

Groupe des Sciences en Pharmacie Clinique
Section des Sciences Pharmaceutiques
Université de Genève, Université de Lausanne Switzerland
Payal Patel, MD, MPH
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Michelle A. Parent, PhD, MT(ASCP)
College of Health Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Elizabeth Phillips, MD, FRCPC, FRACP
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Jason Pogue, PharmD, BCPS-ID*
DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Detroit, Michigan
Saskia Popescu, MPH, MA, CIC
HonorHealth/Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona

George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia
PhD candidate
Cassandra D. Salgado, MD, MS
Department of Internal Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Adriano de Bernardi Schneider, MS, PhD Candidate
Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
UNC Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina
Sara Schultz, MD, FACP§
Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine
Drexel College of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Otto Schwake, PhD
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia
David A. Schwartz, MD, MS Hyg, FCAP
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta University
Augusta, Georgia
Edward J. Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FSHEA
HCA, Inc.
Houston, Texas
Kathleen Squires, MD
Merck Research Laboratories
Audrey Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC
Salt Lake County Health Department
Salt Lake City, Utah
Glenn Tillotson, PhD, FIDSA
Consultant Microbiologist
Durham, North Carolina
Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos, MD, PhD
WHO Collaborating Center for Arbovirus and Research
Instituto Evandro Chagas
Jose A. Vazquez, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Division of Infectious Diseases
Georgia Regents University
Augusta, Georgia
Jeremy D. Young, MD, MPH
Hospital & Health Sciences System
University of Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Carmen Zorrilla, MD
School of Medicine
University of Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico


*Active members of the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists (SIDP)
§ Denotes Section Head

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