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- Dr. John Jernigan deputy chief of prevention and response in the division of healthcare quality promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Dr. Carlene Muto medical director of infection control,University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
- Dr. Stuart Levy Co-Founder of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
- Dr. Donald Poretz President, Infectious Diseases Society of America, clinical professor of medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and in private practice of infectious disease on Fairfax, Virginia
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