Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

John G. Bartlett has studied anaerobic infections, antibiotic-associated colitis, pneumonia, and AIDS for more than 20 years. He joined the faculty in 1980 and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health. The chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service, Dr. Bartlett has published 13 books, over 300 book chapters and reviews, and more than 300 articles. In recognition of his excellence in teaching, seven graduating classes, from the School of Medicine, have nominated him as Graduation Marshal.

Faculty Disclosure
John G. Bartlett, MD, has disclosed that he has served on the HIV Advisory Board for GlaxoSmithKline, Abbott Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer and Tibotec. He is also on the Policy Board for Johnson & Johnson.

Paul G. Auwaerter, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Paul G. Auwaerter is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Clinical Director for the Division of Infectious Diseases. He is a graduate of Columbia College and received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Dr. Auwaerter completed his internal medicine residency training at Johns Hopkins and served as an Assistant Chief of Service.

He serves as the Chief Medical Office of the Johns Hopkins Point of Care-Information Technology (POC-IT) Center responsible for producing the Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic) and Johns Hopkins HIV Guides. Concurrently, he is the managing editor for the JH ABX Guide. Dr. Auwaerter's research interests include Lyme disease, Epstein-Barr virus and respiratory tract infections.

Faculty Disclosure
Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, has disclosed that he has served as a consultant for Novartis, Pfizer, Ortho-McNeil, Schering-Plough and Genzyme. He is on the Speaker Bureau for Schering-Plough and has also disclosed that he is a Stock Shareholder for Johnson and Johnson.

Sara E. Cosgrove, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, Antibiotic Management Program
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Sara E. Cosgrove, MD, MS is an Assistant Professor at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She serves as the Director of the Antiobiotic Management Program and as an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Cosgrove received her undergraduate degree from Columbia College in New York, New York, her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and her Master of Science degree in Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her postgraduate training in internal medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and underwent subsequent training in infectious disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Dr. Cosgrove's research interests include methods to optimize hospital preparedness for bioterrorism and SARS, syndromic surveillance for infectious diseases including agents of bioterrorism, epidemiology and outcomes of antimicrobial resistance, development of tools and programs to promote the rational use of antimicrobials and prevention of hospital-acquired infections.

Faculty Disclosure
Sara E. Cosgrove, MD, MS, has disclosed that she has received grants or research support from Merck and served on the Advisory Boards for Ortho-McNeil, Cadence Pharmaceuticals, and Theravance/Astellas.

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