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Fekety Lectureship in Infectious Diseases

The University of Michigan Annual Fekety Lectureship in Infectious Diseases

The 18th Annual Robert Fekety Lecture

Chagas disease: time to break the silence”

James Maguire, M.D., MPH
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

12:00 Noon
Friday, April 19th, 2013
Ford Amphitheater
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:

2010-11 Robert Weinstein, M.D. 

2008-09 Sherwood L. Gorbach, M.D.

2006-07 Jim Yong Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

2005-06 Fred Tenover, Ph.D., A.B.M.M.

2004-05 David L. Heyman, M.D.

2003-04 Harold Jaffee, M.D.

2002-03 Stephen M. Ostroff, M.D.

2001-02 John Bartlett, M.D.

2000-01 Michael T. Osterholm, M.D.

1999-2000 DA Henderson, M.D.

1998-99 Myron S. Cohen, M.D.

1997-98 C. Glen Cobbs, M.D.

1996-97 Jame M. Hughes, M.D.

1995-96 Barbara E. Murray, M.D.

1994-95 Margaret Fischl, M.D.

1993-94 Merle A. Sande, M.D.

1992-93 Joseph Silva, M.D.


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