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Infectious Disease Community of Practice (IDCOP)

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2016-2017 Executive Committee

Staff Liaison: Anne Kreiss (

Chair: Shirish Huprikar
Co-Chair: Lara Danziger-Isakov
Past Chair: Camille Kotton
Board Liaison: Deepali Kumar
Ricardo M. La Hoz
Sherif Mossad
Nicole Theodoropoulos
Trainee: Susanna Tan

2016-2017 Initiatives

  • Poster walks at ATC 2016 to highlight IDCOP projects and work of members, trainees
  • Complete CRE SOT project manuscripts
  • Complete MDR Pseudomonas lung transplant manuscript
  • Initiate the MDR LVAD infection project
  • Intiate daptomycin non-susceptible VRE SOT project
  • Complete HIV thoracic transplant project
  • Complete HIV kidney transplant project
  • Support completion and publication of the SOT and marijuana survey results
  • Present webinar on resistant pathogens in September 2016
  • Initiate process of updating the 4th version of the AST ID Guidelines
  • Periodic evaluation and immediate response to outbreaks, important clinical updates, etc.
  • Continue to develop hub site resources, including an article of the month collection
  • Continue to nominate members for AST Board, IDCOP EC, and other leadership positions on an annual basis
  • Host receiption at ID Week for networking and collaboration  in late October, encouragining both AST and COP membership for non-members