EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Role

Start date

Name

Address

 Contact 

President

2019

Dr. Janet Wilson

Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, UK

President - Elect

2019

Prof. Jo-Anne Dillon

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, University of Saskatchewan 120 Veterinary Road Saskatoon, Canada

Secretary General

2017

Dr. Elizabeth Foley

Department of GU/HIV Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, St Mary’s Road, Southampton, UK

Treasurer and Newsletter Editor

2017

Prof. Jonathan Ross

Whittall Street Clinic, Whittall Street, Birmingham, UK

Assistant Secretary general

2019

Dr. Jackie Sherrard

Department of Sexual Health, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, UK

Membership Secretary

2020

Dr. Jackie Sherrard

Department of Sexual Health, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, UK

Immediate Past President

2019

Prof. Charlotte Gaydos

Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Web master co-opted

2010

Prof. Christopher Fairley

Monash University, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Victoria, Australia

Office BEARERS

Region

Start date

Name

Address

Other Role

REGIONAL DIRECTORS

Africa-MENA

2017

Dr. Francis Ndowa

Harare, Zimbabwe

Asia Pacific

2013

Dr. Somesh Gupta

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Europe

2013

Dr. Airi Poder

Tartu University Clinics Foundation, Tartu, Estonia

Latin America & Caribbean

2015

Dr. Adele Schwartz Benzaken

Au Efigenio Sales 2477, Manaus Amazonas, Brazi

North America

2020

Dr. Bradley Stoner

Departments of Anthropology and Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, MO , USA

REGIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Africa- MENA

2013

Dr. Amina Hansali

STIs Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Hygiene, Rabat, Morocco

Asia Pacific

2017

Prof. Kaushal Verma

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Europe

2013

Dr. Claudia Heller-Vitouch

Lainzer Straße 58, Vienna, Austria

Latin America & Caribbea

2017

Dr. Angelica Espinosa Mirandar

Núcleo de Doenças infecciosas – UFES, Maruípe, Vitória - ES, Brazil

North America

2018

Prof. Barbara Van Der Pol

UAB School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

ELECTED MEMBER

Africa-MENA

2017

Dr. Ranmini Kularatne

Centre for HIV & STIs, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa

United Nations Representative New York

Africa-MENA

2017

Dr. Sara Lowe

Parirenyatwa HIV clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe

Africa-MENA

2019

Prof. Laith Abu-Raddad

Education City, Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar

Asia Pacific

2013

Dr. Sunil Sethi

Department of Medical Microbiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

Asia Pacific

2011

Prof. Suzanne M Garland

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

International League of Dermatological Societies

Asia Pacific

2019

Pingyu Zhou

Department of Sexually Transmitted Disease Institute, Shanghai, China

Europe

2013

Dr. Keith Radcliffe

Whittall Street Clinic, Whittall Street, Birmingham, UK

Europe

2019

Dr. Jorgen S Jensen

Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark

Europe

2019

Prof. Stephan Lautenschlager

Dermatological clinic
Herman-Greulich-Strasse, Zurich, Switzerland

Latin America & Caribbean

2017

Dr. Gloria Aguilar

Universidad Nacional de Caaguazu, Paraguay

Latin America & Caribbean

2017

Dr. Patricia Galarza

Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Latin America & Caribbean

2017

Dr. Maria Eugenia Escobar

Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Parramatta NSW, Australia

North America

2013

Dr. Edward W Hook III

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

North America

2013

Dr. J. Dennis Fortenberry

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA

North America

2019

Ms. Irene Martin

National Microbiology Laboratory Streptococcus and STI Unit,
Winnipeg, Canada

OFFICERS

2019

Dr. Janet Wilson

Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, UK

President

2019

Prof. Jo-Anne Dillon

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, University of Saskatchewan 120 Veterinary Road Saskatoon, Canada

President

2019

Dr. Elizabeth Foley

Department of GU/HIV Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, St Mary’s Road, Southampton, UK

Secretary General

2017

Prof. Jonathan Ross

Whittall Street Clinic, Whittall Street, Birmingham, UK

Treasurer Newsletter editor

2019

Dr. Jackie Sherrard

Department of Sexual Health, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, UK

Assistant Secretary general

2020

Dr. Jackie Sherrard

Department of Sexual Health, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, UK

Membership secretary

2019

Prof. Charlotte Gaydos

Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Immediate Past President

Prof. Christopher Fairley

Monash University, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Victoria, Australia

Web master
co-opted

SENIOR COUNCILLORS

Dr. Lew Drusin

Weil Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

United Nations Representative New York

Prof Julius Schacter

Chlamydia Research Laboratory
University of California, San Francisco, USA

2007

Prof Thomas Quinn

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Baltimore, MD, USA

2009

Sevgi Aral

Division of STD Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

2011

Prof Angelika Stary

Ambulatorium für Pilzinfektionen und andere Infektiose, Venero-dermatologische, Erkrankungen Franz Jonas, Vienna, Austria 

International League of Dermatological Societies

2011

Dr. H Hunter Handsfield

Unversity of Washington, Center for AIDS and STD, Seattle, Washington, USA

2011

Prof Mikhail Gomberg

Moscow Scientific and Practical Center of Dermatovenereology and Cosmetology, Moscow, Russia

2013

Prof King K Holmes

Department of Global Health & Center for AIDS and STD University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

2015

Dr. Chavalit Mangkalaviraj

Bangrak Hospital, Sathorn District, Yannawa, Bangkok, Thailand

2015

Prof Patricia J Garcia

School of Public Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

2017

Dr. Raj Patel

Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Southampton University Hospitals, Southampton UK

2019

Prof David Lewis

Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Parramatta NSW, Australia

EX-OFFICIO OFFICERS

Dr. Nathalie Broutet

Department of Reproductive Health & Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

WHO Medical Officer Responsible for STD

Dr. Teodora Wi

Department of Reproductive Health & Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

WHO Medical Officer Responsible for STD

Prof. Henry de Vries

Department of Dermatology, Amsterdam Institute for Infection and Immunity (AI-II), University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Representative of ISSTDR