Shabir Madhi, South Africa, president

Professor of Vaccinology; University of the Witwatersrand.
Chair: Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation: Vaccine Preventable Diseases
Co-Director: Medical Research Council (South Africa): Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit
Representative of African PIDS
Main interests: Clinical vaccinology, respiratory pathogens, pneumonia
e-mail: madhis@hivsa.com

   


Jim Buttery, Australia, vice-president

Infectious diseases physician, Royal Children's and Monash Children's Hospitals, Monash University, Melbourne; Director, SAEFVIC, Victoria; Member, Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee & National Medicines Policy Committee, Australia.
Representative of ANZPID
Main interests: Immunisation safety and clinical vaccinology, enteric viruses
e-mail: Jim.buttery@rch.org.au
   


Anne Vergison, Belgium, secretary

Associate Director of Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Director of Infection Control and Epidemiology Unit, Reine Fabiola Children Hospital, University of Brussels, BelgiumHospital
Board member of ESPID
Representative of ESPID
Main interests: Epidemiology of paediatric infectious diseases, Gram positive infections, antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic managment, infection control
e-mail: anne.vergison@ulb.ac.be
   


Sri Reziki Hadinegoro, Indonesia, treasurer

Professor in pediatrics, lecturer in Division of Infection and
Tropical Diseases, Department of Child Health, Faculty of
Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Representative of ASPID
Main interests: Vaccine, immunization, tropical diseases, Dengue
e-mail: srh3546@centrin.net.id
   


David Burgner, Australia, member

Lead Clinician in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Paediatric Refugee Health
Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Western Australia
Representative of Australasian PIDS
Main interests: Epidemiology and genomics of infectious disease susceptibility,
Kawasaki disease, neonatal immune responses and infection, refugee health
e-mail: dburgner@meddent.uwa.edu.au
   


Ron Dagan, Israel, member

Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Soroka University Medical Center, Director of the PID Unit
Past president of WSPID and ESPID
Representative of ESPID
Main interests: vaccines, respiratory infections, Pneumococcus, antibiotic resistance, acute otitis media and hepatitis A
e-mail: rdagan@bgu.ac.il
   


Janet Englund, USA, member

Professor of Pediatrics, Univ. Washington, Seattle, WA USA
Clinical Associate, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Member Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, CDC
Representative of PIDS
Main interests: Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of viral respiratory diseases in healthy and immunocompromised hosts
e-mail: janet.englund@seattlechildrens.org

   


Carla M. Odio, Costa Rica, member

Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Medical Sciences and School of Medicine, University of Costa Rica
Representative of ASPID
Main interests: bacterial meningitis, neonatal infections, immunization of the premature infant, and rational use of antibiotics
e-mail: codio35@yahoo.com
   


Kikelomo Osinusi, Nigeria, member

Professor of Paediatrics, Chair Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan/University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Representative of African PIDS
Past president of Paediatric Association of Nigeria
Main interests: Respiratology, paediatric infectious diseases
e-mail: osinusik@yahoo.com

   


José Brea, Dominican Republic, member

Professor of Pediatrics and PID, University Hospital Santo Domingo
President of SLIPE
Representative of ASPID
Main interests: Vaccines, Dengue, pertussis
e-mail: drbrea@hotmail.com


   


Stan Shulman, USA, member

Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, Virginia
Representative of PIDS
Main interests: Streptococcal infections and their complications, Kawasaki disease, endocarditis.
e-mail: sshulman@northwestern.edu



   


Ping-Ing Lee, Taiwan, member

Associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei
President of ASPID
Representative of ASPID
Main interests: Vaccine, pneumonia, hepatitis B
e-mail: pinging@ntu.edu.tw