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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats; Knobler SL, Burroughs T, Mahmoud A, et al., editors. Ensuring an Infectious Disease Workforce: Education and Training Needs for the 21st Century: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.

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Ensuring an Infectious Disease Workforce: Education and Training Needs for the 21st Century: Workshop Summary.

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The Forum on Microbial Threats and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) wish to express their warmest appreciation to the individuals and organizations who gave valuable time to provide information and advice to the Forum through their participation in the workshop. A full list of presenters can be found in Appendix B.

The Forum is indebted to the IOM staff who contributed during the course of the workshop and the production of this workshop summary. On behalf of the Forum, we gratefully acknowledge the efforts led by Stacey Knobler, director of the Forum; Marjan Najafi, research associate; Elizabeth Kitchens, research associate; and Katherine Oberholtzer, research associate, who dedicated much effort and time to developing this workshop’s agenda, and thank them for their thoughtful and insightful approach and skill in translating the workshop proceedings and discussion into this workshop summary. We would also like to thank the following IOM staff and consultants for their valuable contributions to this activity: Patrick Kelley, Dianne Stare, Bronwyn Schrecker, Eileen Choffnes, and Kate Skoczdopole.

Finally, the Forum also thanks sponsors that supported this activity. Financial support for this project was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Food and Drug Administration; U.S. Department of Defense; U.S. Department of State; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; U.S. Department of Agriculture; American Society for Microbiology; Aventis Pasteur; Burroughs Wellcome Fund; Pfizer; GlaxoSmithKline; and the Merck Company Foundation. The views presented in this workshop summary are those of the editors and workshop participants and are not necessarily those of the funding organizations.

Adel Mahmoud, Chair

Stanley M. Lemon, Vice-Chair

Copyright © 2006, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK56572


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