Branch Officers

2017-18 Branch Officers and Committee Chairpersons

President:, Çagla Tükel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Louis Katz School of Medicine of Temple University
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
3400 N. Broad St. Kresge 502
Philadelphia  PA19140
ctukel@temple.edu

President-Elect:  Dieter M. Schifferli, Ph.D., Dr.Med.Vet., DVM
Professor of Microbiology, Department of Pathobiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
3800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6049
Email Dieter Schifferli:  dmschiff@vet.upenn.edu

Secretary: Pina Fratamico, Ph.D.
USDA-Agricultural Research Service
Eastern Regional Reseach Center
600 E. Mermaid Lane
Wyndmoor, PA 19038
Phone: 215-233-6524
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Treasurer: Simon Knight, Ph.D.
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
BRB-II, Rm 830
421 Curie Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6160
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Councilor: John Renye, Ph.D. (until June 2018)
USDA-Agricultural Research Service
Eastern Regional Reseach Center
600 E. Mermaid Lane
Wyndmoor, PA 19038
John.Renye@ARS.USDA.GOV
 

Committee Chairpersons

Academic/Student Affairs, Toby K. Eisenstein, Ph.D.
Dept of Microbiology and Immunology
Louis Katz School of Medicine of Temple University
3500 North Broad Street
Medical Education and Research Bldg, Room 859
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone: 215-707-3585
Fax: 215-707-7920
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Archives, James A. Poupard, Ph.D.
Pharma Institute of Philadelphia
3612 Earlham Street
Philadelphia, PA 19129
Phone: 215-438-1368
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Education, Barbara B. McHale, Co-Chair

Office of the President
Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike, PO Box 901
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0901
Phone: 215-641-5521
Fax: 215-215-641-5509
Email Bobi McHale

Cynthia Keler, Co-Chair
Delaware Valley University
Biology Department
700 East Butler Pike
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 215-489-2261
email: Cynthia.Keler@delval.edu

Infection & Immunity Forum, Michelle Kutzler, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Faculty Development
Department of Medicine
Drexel Univesity School of Medicine
New College Building, Room 6206, Mail Stop 461

245 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: (215)-762-3487
Email: mkutzler@drexelmed.edu

Industrial Affairs, Stephen Rittenhouse, Ph.D.
Director of Microbiology
GlaxoSmithKline
1250 South Collegeville Road
Collegeville, PA 19426
Phone: 610-917-6287
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Membership, Andrew Baltus, PhD.
Janssen Research & Development
1400 McKean Road
Spring House, PA 19477
Tel (215) 628-5154

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Monthly Programs, Fabienne Paumet, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Thomas Jefferson University
233 South 10th Street
Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 750
Philadelphia, PA 19107
tel: (215) 503-8567
email:  fabienne.paumet@jefferson.edu

Symposium, Alan T. Evangelista Ph.D.
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
3601 A Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134-1095
Phone: 215-427-5431
Fax: 215-427-5511
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Student Chapter Advisor, Michelle Kutzler, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Faculty Development
Department of Medicine
Drexel Univesity School of Medicine
New College Building, Room 6206, Mail Stop 461
245 N. 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: (215)-762-3487
Email: mkutzler@drexelmed.edu

Webmaster, Irving Nachamkin, DrPH, MPH, D(ABMM)
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Founders Bldg 7-046
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: 215-662-3435
Fax: 215-349-5090
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