1305. Diagnostic Microbiology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Session: Symposium: Critical Collaborations in Antimicrobial Stewardship, Infection Control, and Diagnostic Microbiology
Saturday, October 20, 2012: 11:30 AM
Room: SDCC 25 ABC
Stephen Jenkins, PhD, Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Stephen G. Jenkins, Ph.D., a clinical microbiologist for over 30 years, currently serves as Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratories at New York Presbyterian Hospital Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and as a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine as well as Professor of Pathology in Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY. Dr Jenkins obtained his Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology at the University of Vermont and did his postdoctoral residency in Clinical and Public Health Microbiology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI. In addition to his current appointment, Dr. Jenkins has held past faculty appointments as Professor of Pathology and Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY, and as an Associate Professor of Pathology and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine Dr. Jenkins has published 12 textbook chapters and served as a section editor for the the Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook. Additionally he has co-authored thirteen CLSI Standards, authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles, 21 monographs and invited articles and 140 abstracts presented at national and international professional society meetings. Dr. Jenkins has also served as a Reviewer for a number of professional journal and lectures widely, both nationally and internationally. A Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology in Public Health and Medical Microbiology, he has additionally held a host of positions in professional organizations and societies including Chairman of the American Board of Medical Microbiology, the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Microbiology; Chairman of the American Board of Medical Microbiology Standards and Examination Committee, Chairman of Division C (Clinical Microbiology) of the American Society for Microbiology; a number of Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) committees and working groups, the ICAAC Program Committee, the Infectious Disease Society of America, and the American Society for Microbiology.

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