Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists
History of the Society
The Society was formed in 1988 in association with the US-Canadian Academy of Pathology, and named in honor of Drs. Chapman H. Binford and Gustasve J. Dammin. Infectious disease pathology has a long legacy, originating conjointly with Medicine itself. Over the last century, “tropical diseases” have more traditionally been associated with Infectious Disease pathology, but the whole array of bacteria, parasites and viruses are now applicable. With the causual association to both infection and cancer, infectious disease pathology has taken a place in the modern synthesis of biology, genetics, and molecular biology.
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Bobbi Pritt, President
Jeannette Guarner, Pres. Elect
Atis Muehlenbachs. Pres. Elect-Elect
Andre Moreira, Sec-Treasurer
Corrine Fligner, Education Comm.’16
TC Wu, Education Comm. ’17
Audrey Schuetz. Education Comm '18
BD Companion Meeting 2017
Sunday 3/5, 8:30 AM CC 305
Business meeting and lunch to follow
Infectious Disease Specialty Conf
Wednesday 3/8, 7:30 PM CC608-609
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Infectious Cases from USCAP
JEROME H. SMITH INFECTIOUS DISEASE POSTER AWARD
The Jerome H. Smith Award is named in honor of the force behind the formation of the Society. The award is given annually at the US-CAP meeting to the best poster or presentation by a Pathologist-in-training as the primary author. All proffered presentations in the infectious disease section are considered. All posters pertaining to infectious disease in all sections are considered. To be certain of attention please nominate the poster or presentation by contacting the Secretary by email. The award is $200.
The purpose of the Society is to improve and promote the recognition of, understanding of, and education in the pathology and pathogenesis of infectious diseases among pathologists, clinicians and public health professionals.
Members are persons in the practice of pathology in its broad sense who maintain an interest in infectious diseases. Associate Members are pathologists in training.
MEMBERSHIP AND DUES
2016 1st Prize: Jennifer Muir, University of Toronto, abstract 1540, Return of the "Great Mimicker": Treponema palladium in the gastrointestinal tract
2016 2nd Prize: Christopher Suciu, University of Pittsburg, Abstract 1545, Interpretation of HSV positive respiratory specimens using quantitative PCR