The University of Michigan
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
Friday, November 4, 2016
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:
||Jeffery K. Taubenberger, M.D., Ph.D.
||James Maguire, M.D., M.P.H.
||Robert Weinstein, M.D.
||Sherwood L Gorbach, M.D.
||Jim Yong Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
||Fred Tenover, Ph.D., (D) A.B.M.M.
||David Heyman, M.D.
||Harold Jaffee, M.D.
||Stephen M. Ostroff, M.D.
||John Bartlett, M.D.
||Michael T. Osterholm, M.D.
||DA Henderson, M.D.
||Myron S. Cohen, M.D.
||C. Glen Cobbs, M.D.
||James M. Hughes, M.D.
||Barbara E. Murray, M.D.
||Margaret Fischl, M.D.
||Merle A. Sande, M.D.
||Joseph Silva, M.D.
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