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Fekety Lectureship in Infectious Diseases

The University of Michigan
Annual Fekety Lectureship in Infectious Diseases

The 20th Annual Robert Fekety Lecture

"Clostridium difficile infection: How can we tame the beast?"

Johan S. Bakken, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Minnesota, Duluth

12:00 Noon
Friday, November 4, 2016
Ford Auditorium
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

The Fekety lectureship was established in 1992 to recognize Dr. Robert Fekety's 25 years at the University of Michigan and his continued commitment to excellence in education, research, and patient care. Dr. Fekety, founder of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Michigan, is noted as being one of the most outstanding teachers at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is also one of the discoverers of clostridium difficile colitis and key investigators in diagnostic methods, clinical microbiology, epidemiology and treatment options for the disease.

Past Visiting Professors:

19th Annual Jeffery K. Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D.
18th Annual James Maguire, M.D., M.P.H.
17th Annual Robert Weinstein, M.D.
16th Annual Sherwood L Gorbach, M.D.
15th Annual Jim Yong Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
14th Annual Fred Tenover, Ph.D., (D) A.B.M.M.
13th Annual David Heyman, M.D.
12th Annual Harold Jaffee, M.D.
11th Annual Stephen M. Ostroff, M.D.
10th Annual John Bartlett, M.D.
9th Annual Michael T. Osterholm, M.D.
8th Annual DA Henderson, M.D.
7th Annual Myron S. Cohen, M.D.
6th Annual C. Glen Cobbs, M.D.
5th Annual James M. Hughes, M.D.
4th Annual Barbara E. Murray, M.D.
3rd Annual Margaret Fischl, M.D.
2nd Annual Merle A. Sande, M.D.
1st Annual Joseph Silva, M.D.


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(734) 936-5205 or


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