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MMI Professor David Sullivan, MD, Elected to American Academy of Microbiology


David Sullivan, MD, Professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Bloomberg School, has been elected as a new fellow to the American Academy of Microbiology, an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology. 

Professor Sullivan, an infectious diseases physician, focuses his research on malaria including its diagnosis, drug action and resistance, molecular biology related to iron and heme, and pathology related to placental malaria. Dr. Sullivan developed patented technology to detect malaria in urine and in blood. 

“Election to the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM) is among the greatest honors a scientist working in the fields of microbial sciences can receive in their lifetime. Together with the entire department, I congratulate David on this impressive accomplishment,” said Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD, the Alfred and Jill Sommer Professor and Chair of the W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (2002). 

The American Academy of Microbiology elected 65 new fellows to the Class of 2024. Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievements and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. 

Read the American Academy of Microbiology's announcement "65 Fellows Elected into American Academy of Microbiology here."