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Connecticut Infectious Disease Society (CIDS)

Our Mission
The Connecticut Infectious Disease Society (CIDS) is a local state organization that represents physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals in the discipline of infectious disease. The CIDS mission is to enhance the care of the CT community, promote knowledge and clinical expertise, advocate for scientific sound human public policy, and advance collaboration with other services and professional colleagues.

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Website:  www.ctidsociety.org

Board of Directors:

President: David Banach, MD  
Infectious Diseases, University of Connecticut Health
 
Vice President: Marjorie Golden, MD    
Infectious Diseases, Yale New Haven Hospital
 
Secretary/Newsletter Editor: Margaret Fikrig, MD  
Infectious Disease, Yale University School of Medicine
 
Treasurer: Michael Simms, MD   
Chief, Section of Infectious Disease, Waterbury Hospital
 
Immediate Past President: Jack Ross, MD    
Chief, Infectious Disease/Allergy, Hartford Hospital
 

Directors:

Jessica Abrantes-Figueiredo, MD
Section Chief of Infectious Diseases, SFHMC

Steve Aronin, MD
Senior Director, Clinical Development, Iterum Therapeutics

Antonie Auguste, MD
Assistant Director Infectious Disease, Hartford Hospital Community Health
 
Lydia Aoun Barakat, MD    
Infectious Disease, Yale University School of Medicine
 
Matthew Cartter, MD, MPH   
State Epidemiologist, Connecticut DPH
 
Kevin Dieckhaus, MD     
Infectious Diseases, University of Connecticut Health
 

CIDS Administrator: Denise Tyrrell