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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine I Office of Research I Research Grand Rounds
February 19, 2019 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Dr. Douglas Call, Professor and Associate Director, Paul G Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University presents:
How Culture and Context Complicate the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance: Lessons from Abroad
Dr. Call is a professor of molecular epidemiology in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health. In 2014 he became a Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition for his contributions to food and water safety, particularly through molecular epidemiology of antibiotic resistant bacteria in agricultural systems. Dr. Call has published over 195 peer-reviewed papers and has recent or ongoing antibiotic resistance research projects in the U.S., Tanzania, Kenya, Brazil and Guatemala with support from the NSF, NIH, USDA, CDC and the Allen School. He has consulted for the Gates Foundation and Fleming Fund regarding antibiotic resistance, and is a member of the Washington State Academy of Sciences. Dr. Call is a member of the Pacific Northwest Antimicrobial Resistance Coalition, the Washington State Antimicrobial Resistance Working Group, and the Antimicrobial Resistance Steering Committee for the American Society for Microbiology. In 2017 he was awarded the Washington State University Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Research, Scholarship and Arts, and was selected to give the Distinguished Faculty Address at Washington State University.
*Please arrive a few minutes early for the light lunch, the talk will start promptly at 12:10.