Executive Committee

RoleStart dateNameAddressContact
President2019Dr. Janet WilsonDepartment of Genitourinary Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, UKPresident
President - Elect2019Prof. Jo-Anne DillonVaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, University of Saskatchewan 120 Veterinary Road Saskatoon, CanadaPresident-Elect
Secretary General2017Dr. Elizabeth FoleyDepartment of GU/HIV Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, St Mary’s Road, Southampton, UKSecretary
Treasurer and Newsletter Editor2017Prof. Jonathan RossWhittall Street Clinic, Whittall Street, Birmingham, UKTreasurer
Assistant Secretary general2019Dr. Jackie SherrardDepartment of Sexual Health, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, UKSecretary
Membership Secretary2020Dr. Jackie SherrardDepartment of Sexual Health, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, UKMembership
Immediate Past President2019Prof. Charlotte GaydosDivision of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USAImmediate Past President
Web master co-opted2010Prof. Christopher FairleyMonash University, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Victoria, AustraliaWebmaster

Office Bearers

RegionStart dateNameAddressOther Role

Regional Directors

Africa-MENA2017Dr. Francis NdowaHarare, Zimbabwe
Asia Pacific2013Dr. Somesh GuptaDepartment of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Europe2013Dr. Airi PoderTartu University Clinics Foundation, Tartu, Estonia
Latin America & Caribbean2015Dr. Adele Schwartz BenzakenAu Efigenio Sales 2477, Manaus Amazonas, Brazi
North America2020Dr. Bradley StonerDepartments of Anthropology and Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, MO , USA

Regional Committee Chairs

Africa- MENA2013Dr. Amina HansaliSTIs Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Hygiene, Rabat, Morocco
Asia Pacific2017Prof. Kaushal VermaDepartment of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Europe2013Dr. Claudia Heller-VitouchLainzer Straße 58, Vienna, Austria
Latin America & Caribbean2017Dr. Angelica Espinosa MirandarNúcleo de Doenças infecciosas – UFES, Maruípe, Vitória - ES, Brazil
North America2018Prof. Barbara Van Der PolUAB School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Elected Member

Africa-MENA2017Dr. Ranmini KularatneCentre for HIV & STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South AfricaUnited Nations Representative New York
Africa-MENA2017Dr. Sara LoweParirenyatwa HIV clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe
Africa-MENA2019Prof. Laith Abu-RaddadEducation City, Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar
Asia Pacific2013Dr. Sunil SethiDepartment of Medical Microbiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
Asia Pacific2011Prof. Suzanne M GarlandDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaInternational League of Dermatological Societies
Asia Pacific2019Pingyu ZhouDepartment of Sexually Transmitted Disease Institute, Shanghai, China
Europe2013Dr. Keith RadcliffeWhittall Street Clinic, Whittall Street, Birmingham, UK
Europe2019Dr. Jorgen S JensenStatens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Europe2019Prof. Stephan LautenschlagerDermatological clinic
Herman-Greulich-Strasse, Zurich, Switzerland
Latin America & Caribbean2017DR. Gloria AguilarUniversidad Nacional de Caaguazu, Paraguay
Latin America & Caribbean2017Dr. Patricia GalarzaInstituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Latin America & Caribbean2017Dr. Maria Eugenia EscobarWestern Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Parramatta NSW, Australia
North America2013Dr. Edward W Hook IIIBirmingham, Alabama, USA
North America2013Dr. J. Dennis FortenberryIndiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
North America2019Ms. Irene MartinNational Microbiology Laboratory Streptococcus and STI Unit,
Winnipeg, Canada

Officers

2019Dr. Janet WilsonDepartment of Genitourinary Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, UKPresident
2019Prof. Jo-Anne DillonVaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, University of Saskatchewan 120 Veterinary Road Saskatoon, CanadaPresident
2019Dr. Elizabeth FoleyDepartment of GU/HIV Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, St Mary’s Road, Southampton, UKSecretary General
2017Prof. Jonathan RossWhittall Street Clinic, Whittall Street, Birmingham, UK
Treasurer Newsletter editor
2019Dr. Jackie SherrardDepartment of Sexual Health, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, UKAssistant Secretary general
2020Dr. Jackie SherrardDepartment of Sexual Health, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, UK
Membership secretary
2019Prof. Charlotte GaydosDivision of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USAImmediate Past President
Prof. Christopher Fairley Monash University, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Victoria, AustraliaWeb master
co-opted

Senior Councillors

Dr. Lew DrusinWeil Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USAUnited Nations Representative New York
Prof Julius SchacterChlamydia Research Laboratory
University of California, San Francisco, USA
2007Prof Thomas QuinnNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD, USA
2009Sevgi AralDivision of STD Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2011Prof Angelika StaryAmbulatorium für Pilzinfektionen und andere Infektiose, Venero-dermatologische, Erkrankungen Franz Jonas, Vienna, Austria International League of Dermatological Societies
2011Dr. H Hunter HandsfieldUnversity of Washington, Center for AIDS and STD, Seattle, Washington, USA
2011Prof Mikhail GombergMoscow Scientific and Practical Center of Dermatovenereology and Cosmetology, Moscow, Russia
2013Prof King K HolmesDepartment of Global Health & Center for AIDS and STD University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
2015Dr. Chavalit MangkalavirajBangrak Hospital, Sathorn District, Yannawa, Bangkok, Thailand
2015Prof Patricia J GarciaSchool of Public Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
2017Dr. Raj PatelDepartment of Genitourinary Medicine, Southampton University Hospitals, Southampton UK
2019Prof David LewisWestern Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Parramatta NSW, Australia

Ex-officio Officers

Dr. Nathalie BroutetDepartment of Reproductive Health & Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, SwitzerlandWHO Medical Officer Responsible for STD
Dr. Teodora WiDepartment of Reproductive Health & Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, SwitzerlandWHO Medical Officer Responsible for STD
Prof. Henry de VriesDepartment of Dermatology, Amsterdam Institute for Infection and Immunity (AI-II), University of Amsterdam, NetherlandsRepresentative of ISSTDR