The University of Michigan Annual
Fekety Lectureship in Infectious Diseases
The 18th Annual Robert Fekety Lecture
“Chagas disease: time to break the silence”
James Maguire, M.D., MPH
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Friday, April 19th, 2013
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
The Fekety lectureship
was established in 1992 to recognize Dr. Robert Fekety's
25 years at the University of Michigan and his continued
commitment to excellence in education, research, and
patient care. Dr. Fekety, founder of the Division
of Infectious Diseases at the University of Michigan,
is noted as being one of the most outstanding teachers
at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is
also one of the discoverers of clostridium difficile
colitis and key investigators in diagnostic methods,
clinical microbiology, epidemiology and treatment
options for the disease.
Past Visiting Professors:
2010-11 Robert Weinstein, M.D.
2008-09 Sherwood L. Gorbach, M.D.
2006-07 Jim Yong Kim,
2005-06 Fred Tenover,
2004-05 David L.
2003-04 Harold Jaffee,
M. Ostroff, M.D.
2001-02 John Bartlett,
T. Osterholm, M.D.
1999-2000 DA Henderson,
1998-99 Myron S.
1997-98 C. Glen
1996-97 Jame M.
E. Murray, M.D.
1993-94 Merle A.
1992-93 Joseph Silva,
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