Bill Marshall Lecture & Award

​The Bill Marshall Lecture:
The Resurgence of Pertussis: Facts, Fiction, Myths and Misconceptions​
will be presented by awardee, 
Prof. James Cherry, MD, MSc  
Friday, May 13, 2016
Hall A, 12:40-13:10
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Professor James D. Cherry has been a pediatric infectious diseases specialist for over 50 years. Presently, Professor Cherry is a Distinguished Research professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He received his MD degree from the University of Vermont, USA in 1957 and his MSc degree from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England in 1983. He received his pediatric residency training at Boston City Hospital, MA, USA, and Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, USA and his infec​tious disease fellowship training at the Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Harvard Medical Service at Boston City Hospital.

Professor Cherry has published 300 research papers, 107 editorials and commentaries and 282 book chapters. He is the senior editor of Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases which is now in its 7th edition.

Professor Cherry has been an ESPID member for 23 years; in 2012, he became an ESPID honorary member. He was an invited speaker at 3 ESPID meetings and he coauthored talks at 6 ESPID meetings.​




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