John Alverdy, MD, named president-elect of Surgical Infection Society

John C. Alverdy, MD, the Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson professor of surgery and executive vice chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, has been named president-elect of the Surgical Infection Society.

Alverdy was chosen at the 34th annual Society meeting in Baltimore on May 1-3. He will assume the presidency, succeeding current president William G. Cheadle, at the society's 35th annual meeting, to be held in Los Angeles in April 2015.

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