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Editorial Board


Donald E. Fry, MD
Adjunct Professor of Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA

Associate Editor

William Cheadle, MD
University of Louisville
Department of Surgery
2nd Floor, Ambulatory Care Bldg.
550 S. Jackson St.
Louisville, KY 40292 USA

Associate Editor for Social Media

Vanessa Ho, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
MetroHealth Medical Center
2500 Metrohealth Dr
Cleveland, OH 44109 USA
Telephone 216-778-1682

Founding Editor

Philip S. Barie, MD, MBA
Weill Cornell Medical College 
New York, NY, USA

Editorial Board

Naoki Aikawa, MD, DMSc, FACS
Keio University
Tokyo, Japan


John C. Alverdy, MD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA

Emmanuel A. Ameh, MBBS, FWACS, FACS
National Hospital
Abuja, Nigeria

Gregory J. Beilman, MD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA


Timothy R. Billiar, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

David P. Blake, MD, MPH, DMCC
Inova Medical Group/Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, VA, USA

Marja A. Boermeester, MD, PhD, MSc
Amsterdam University Medical Center
Amsterdam, Netherlands


Eileen M. Bulger, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA

Miguel Cainzos, MD
University of Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Metin Çakmakçi, MD
Anadolu Medical Center
Kocaeli, Turkey

Steve E. Calvano, PhD
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
New Brunswick

Peter K.Y. Chiu, MBBS, FRCS
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Jeffrey Claridge, MD
Cleveland, OH, USA

Martin A. Croce, MD
University of Tennessee
Memphis, TN, USA

John Mihran Davis, MD
Grand Strand Medical Center
Myrtle Beach, SC, USA

E. Patchen Dellinger, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA

Anand Deva, MB, BS
Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia


Charles E. Edmiston, Jr, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, USA

Heather Evans, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA


Yuman Fong, MD
City of Hope Medical Center
Duarte, CA, USA

Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA
University of Southern California
Los Angeles

Reinhold Függer, MD
Krankenhaus der Elizabethinen
Linz, Austria


Susan Galandiuk, MD
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY, USA

David Joel Hackam, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Daithi Heffernan, MD
Brown University
Providence, RI, USA

Jamal J. Hoballah, MD, MBA, FACS
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon  

Catherine J. Hunter, MD
The University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK, USA


Jared M. Huston, MD
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Manhasset, NY, USA


Kamal M.F. Itani, MD
VA Boston Health Care System 
   Boston University and Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

Haytham Kaafarani, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA


Lillian S. Kao, MD, FACS
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Houston, TX, USA


Lewis J. Kaplan, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Marin H. Kollef, MD
Washington University
St. Louis, MO, USA


David Leaper, DSc, MD, ChM, FRCS, FACS, FLS
University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom


Pamela A. Lipsett, MD, MHPE
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA

John E. Mazuski, MD
Washington University
St. Louis, MO, USA

Joseph P. Minei, MD, MBA
University of Texas-Southwestern 
Dallas, TX, USA

Nicholas Namias, MD, MBA
University of Miami
Miami, FL, USA


Lena M. Napolitano, MD
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Ronald L. Nichols, MD
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA, USA

David P. Nicolau, PharmD
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT, USA

Joseph A. Paladino, PharmD
State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, USA

Gustavo A. Quintero, MD, MSc
Universidad del Rosario
Bogotá, Colombia

Kemal  H. Rasa, MD
Anadolu Medical Center
Istanbul, Turkey

Jianan Ren, MD, FACS
Nanjing University
Nanjing, China

Jennifer Rickard, MD, MPH, FACS
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA


Ori D. Rotstein, MD
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Inés Rubio-Pérez, MD, PhD
Hospital Universitario La Paz
Madrid, Spain

Robert G. Sawyer, MD
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA


Sandra M. Swoboda, RN, MS, FCCM
Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing  
Baltimore, MD, USA

Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD, FAAP, FACS
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN, USA


Michaela A. West, MD, PhD, FACS
North Memorial Health 
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Samuel E. Wilson, MD
University of California
Irvine, CA, USA



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Chinese Society of Surgical Infection and Intensive Care
Chinese Society of Surgical Infection and Intensive Care