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Dr. John E. Bennett

NIAID's Dr. John E. Bennett has been elected president of the 5,000-member Infectious Diseases Society of America. He has served as vice president and participated on numerous committees of the society. One of the nation's leading experts on systemic fungal infections, Bennett is chief of the clinical mycology section in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation and directs the infectious disease clinical training program for NIAID. In addition to publishing extensively in journals and leading textbooks in his field, he has served on the editorial boards of several journals. He is coeditor of the internationally recognized textbook Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases.

Five Named To Fogarty Center's Advisory Board

Five new members have joined the Fogarty International Center advisory board. They are: Thomas W. Cole, Jr. of Atlanta; Rita Colwell of Bethesda; Samuel Katz of Durham, N.C.; Cora Marrett of Amherst, Mass.; and Donald Nutter of Chicago.

Cole, a nationally known educator, is the first president of Clark Atlanta University, and a prominent civic leader.

Colwell is president of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute and professor of microbio-logy at the university.

Katz is professor and chairman emeritus of pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine.

Marrett is vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Nutter is executive associate dean and professor of medicine at Northwestern University Medical School.

Four of five new members of the FIC advisory board were recently welcomed by FIC director Dr. Philip Schambra (r). They are (from l) Drs. Donald Nutter, Cora Marrett, Rita Colwell and Samuel Katz.

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