Course Chair

Peter G. Pappas, MD, FACP Peter G. Pappas, MD, FACP

William E. Dismukes Professor of Medicine
Principal Investigator, Mycoses Study Group
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama


About Dr. Pappas

Nelesh Govender Nelesh Govender, MBBCh, MMed, FCPath(SA)

Head, Centre for Opportunistic, Tropical and Hospital Infections
National Institute for Communicable Diseases/ NHLS
Johannesburg, South Africa


About Dr. Govender
Thomas Patterson Thomas F. Patterson, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Medicine
Director, San Antonio Center for Medical Mycology
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas


About Dr. Patterson
Dr. George Thompson George R. Thompson III, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director, Coccidioidomycosis Serology Laboratory
UC Davis School of Medicine
Davis, California


About Dr. Thompson
Dr.Jose Vazquez Jose A. Vazquez, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Senior Staff, Division of Infectious Diseases
Henry Ford Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan


About Dr. Vazquez
Paul Verjweij Paul Verweij, MD, PhD

Chairman, Department of Medical Microbiology
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center
Nijmegen, The Netherlands


About Dr. Verweij
Sponsored by The University of Nebraska Medical Center, TerraNova Medica, and The MSG Educational Committee
Supported by Educational Grants from: Astellas, IMMY, Luminex, MiraVista Diagnostics, T2 Biosysems, and Viraco IBT

Aspergillus fumigatus image provided courtesy of Dr. David Ellis and the University of Adelaide.
Cryptococcus neoformans image provided courtesy of Gross L (2006) Iron Regulation and an Opportunistic AIDS-Related Fungal Infection. PLoS Biol 4(12): e427. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040427