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The Officers and Councilors of IDSNY are elected by the membership at large. They volunteer their time and energy and serve for a one, two or several year term. We welcome your nominations of IDSNY members to positions as officers or councilors. Contact the secretary for more information.

Councilors serve for a period of two years. They advise the officers on policies and support IDSNY activities. They are elected by the membership. To become a councilor, contact the secretary to have your name on the ballot. You may also nominate another member.


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Rachel J. Gordon, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Associate Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine

Columbia University Medical Center

President Elect


Christina Coyle, MD, MS

Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Assistant Dean for Faculty Development

Albert Einstein College of Medicine



Elizabeth V. Robilotti, MD, MPH

Division of Infectious Disease

Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Past President


Tobias M. Hohl, MD, PhD

Chief, Infectious Diseases Service

Member, Dept of Medicine

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Vice President


Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Columbia University Irving Medical Center


Anna Kaltsas, MD

Fellowship Director, Infectious Diseases

Associate Professor of Medicine

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Second Year Councilors


Kerry Murphy, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Montefiore Medical Center


Vijaya Soma, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital


Sutthichai Sae-Tia, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Transplant, Oncology Infectious Diseases

Division of Infectious Diseases,

Department of Medicine

Stony Brook University


Mirella Salvatore, MD, FIDSA

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population Health Sciences

Weill Cornell Medicine

First Year Councilors


Margaret L. Aldrich, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Director, Pediatric Infection Control

Children's Hospital Montefiore

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Sarah Schaefer, MD

Associate Hospital Epidemiologist

Assistant Professor

Division of Infectious Disease

Mount Sinai Hospital


Stephanie Sterling, MD, MPH

Section Chief, Infectious Disease

Co-Leader, Brooklyn Hospital Vaccine Research Clinic of the NYU Langone Vaccine Center

Assistant Clinical Professor, Infectious Diseases

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn


Sarah Taimur, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Icahn School of Medicine

Mount Sinai

Advisory Committee

Marcia Epstein, MD

Associate Chief of Infectious Diseases

Associate Professor of Medicine

Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Jacqueline M. Achkar, MD, MSc, FIDSA

Co-Director, Global Health Center

Associate Director of Translational Research Training, Clinical Research Training Program

Professor of Medicine, and Microbiology & Immunology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Adam J. Ratner, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics

Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

New York University Grossman School of Medicine

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Josh Nosanchuk, MD, FIDSA

Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education

Professor of Medicine, and Microbiology & Immunology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Bettina Fries, MD, FIDSA, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

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Natalie Neu, MD, MPH

Fellowship Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Columbia University Medical Center


Click here for IDSNY leadership history

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