Council Members
The Council assists the Executive Committee in managing ISID's activities through participation on committees and working groups.  The Council is distributed according to World Health Organization regions to ensure that all regions of the world are represented in the governing structure of the Society.  Council members serve a six-year term.  The Nominations Committee proposes candidates to fill vacancies in the Council.  Society members vote on the recommendations of the Nominations Committee at the biennial meeting.  Any member in good standing may submit his or her name to the Nominations Committee for consideration for Council membership.
Council Members
  Mohannad A.A. AL- NSOUR
Jordan Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network Public health
  Celia Mercedes ALPUCHE
Mexico National Institute of Public Health  

Maria Luisa AVILA

(ProMED committee)

Costa Rica National Hospital for Children, San Jose Pediatric infectious diseases
ISID_Council_BrownP.gif Ramy Karam AZIZ

(ProMED committee)
Egypt Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University Genomics of infectious diseases; Systems biology of microbial pathogens
ISID_Council_BrownP.gif Gonzalo Bearman

USA Virginia Commonwealth University Infection prevention, Hospital epidemiology
ISID_Council_BrownP.gif Paul BROWN

(Research Committee)
Jamaica University of the West Indies at Mona Molecular microbiology
  Philippe BUCHY
(Education & Publication Committee)
Cambodia GSK Virology, Rabies, Dengue

Francois CARON

France Hospital Charles Nicolle, Rouen Infectious diseases, Microbiology

Ana Paulina CELI

Ecuador Hospital de los Valles, Quito Infectious diseases, AIDS
ISID_Council_CimmermanS.gif Sergio CIMERMAN Brazil Instituto de Infectologia Eemilio Ribas Intestinal parasitosis, Intestinal parasitosis and AIDS, Tropical medicine
  Carmen DESEDA Puerto Rico University Hospital Bayamon Pediatric infectious diseases
  Onder ERGONUL Turkey Koç University School of Medicine Clinical epidemiology, Infectious diseases
ISID_Council_GebreT.gif Teshome GEBRE

(Nominations Committee)
Ethiopia Regional Representative for Africa, The Task Force for Global Health Inc. Health care management, Malaria, Neglected tropical diseases
  Lindsay GRAYSON Australia University of Melbourne Antimicrobial resistance related to staphylococci & enterococci and infection control
ISID_Council_GuzmanM.gif Maria G. GUZMAN Cuba "Pedro Kouri" of Tropical Medicine Institute, Havana
Head Virology Department
PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for the study of dengue and its vector
Virology and specifically dengue (diagnostic, pathogenesis, vaccine research, epidemiology)
ISID_Council_GuzmanM.gif Robert HEYDERMAN UK University College, London Microbial pathogenisis, Immunity to mucosal pathogens, Bacterial meningitis, Vaccines
  Aikichi IWAMOTO Japan Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo HIV
  Sasisopin KIERTIBURANAKUL Thailand Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok Epidemiology of infectious diseases, Clinical disease trials, Emerging infections

Claudio LANATA (Education & Publication Committee)

Peru Institute of Nutrition, Lima  


India Public Health Foundation of India  

(Education & Publication Committee)
Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong HIV/AIDS,
Infectious disease epidemiology
ISID_Council_LimP.gif Poh Lian LIM

(ProMED committee)
Singapore Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital Emerging infections, Travel medicine, HIV and General ID
ISID_Council_MbopikeouF.gif Francois-Xavier MBOPI-KEOU

(Research Committee)
Cameroon Director, National Public Health Laboratory, Ministry of Public Health
Teaching Coordinator, University of Yaoundé I, Department of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Infectious Diseases & International Health
  Shabir A. MADHI South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases Pediatrics ID, Vaccinology against respiratory pathogens, HIV-infected children


(Research Committee)

Sri Lanka Department of Microbiology, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka and Academic Visitor, Nuffield Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Oxford Viral immunology, Dengue
ISID_Council_MehtarS.gif Shaheen MEHTAR

(Education & Publication Committee)
South Africa Stellenbosch University, Cape Town
Chair of the Infection Control Africa Network
Infection prevention and control, Antimicrobial stewardship, Community based infection control programmes

Paul NEWTON (Research Committee)

Laos Mahosot Hospital, Vientianne Tropical medicine & hygienne
  Hanna NOHYNEK Finland Vaccine Program, National Institute for Health and Welfare Travel medicine
  Guillermo RUIZ PALACIOS Mexico National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Infectious diseases
ISID_Council_PittetD.gif Didier PITTET

(Education & Publication Committee)
Switzerland University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine Healthcare-associated infection, Hospital epidemiology, Patient safety, Infectious diseases, Public health
  William POWDERLY USA Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO HIV infection, Opportunistic fungal infection
ISID_Council_PremaratnaR.gif Ranjan PREMARATNA Sri Lanka Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya Infectious diseases, Tropical medicine, Dengue, Rickettsial diseases, Lymphatic filariasis, Malaria
ISID_Council_AburaddadL.gif Laith J ABU-RADAD

(Research Committee)
Qatar Department of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College- Qatar, Cornell University Epidemiology of HIV and other STDs, Epidemiology of Hep C infection, Mathematical modeling and statistical methods, Intervention impact assessment
ISID_Council_RobertsS.gif Sally ROBERTS

(Nominations Committee)
New Zealand Clinical Head of Microbiology, Auckland District Health Board Clinical microbiologist, Infectious diseases physician
  Mohammad Bagher ROKNI Iran School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Medical parasitology and mycology
  Samir SAHA Bangladesh Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka Microbiology, Pathology, Biochemistry


(ProMED committee)

Lebanon University Medical Center Rizk Hospital Antimicrobial Resistance, Infection Control
ISID_Council_SavioE.gif Eduardo SAVIO Uruguay Asociación Panamericana de Infectologia HIV infection. Viral hepatitis
ISID_Council_SchlagenhaufP.gif Patricia SCHLAGENHAUF Switzerland University of Zurich, Switzerland Travellers' malaria, Gender issues in travel medicine
ISID_Council_SowP.gif Papa Salif SOW Senegal Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Dakar Malaria, Tuberculosis, HPV vaccine and HIV (OI and ARV)
ISID_Council_SuputtamongkolY.gif Yupin SUPUTTAMONGKOL Thailand Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok Tropical infectious diseases (malaria, melioidosis and leptospirosis)


Vietnam Oxford University Clinical Research Unit Patient orientated clinical research & trials, Bacterial infections, Brain infections, Tuberculous meningitis