Michael Parry, M.D., is director of infectious disease and microbiology at Stamford Hospital and is professor of clinical medicine at Columbia University. He will talk
about “Super Bugs.”

Dr. Parry has received numerous teaching and quality awards, has published more than 100 articles, reviews and book chapters and has been recognized for his work in HIV infection, influenza
vaccination, antimicrobial resistance and hospital epidemiology.

He established the Infectious Disease Department at Stamford Hospital, where he has practiced clinical infectious diseases and hospital epidemiology since 1976. He currently occupies the Thomas Jay Bradsell Chair of Infectious Diseases, funded by a donation from a grateful patient.

Dr. Parry is a founding member of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Infection Control Council and has been active on many local, state and national committees on infectious diseases, quality and safety, and public health.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

He was president of the Connecticut Infectious Disease Society from 1990 to 1993 and was that society’s nominee for its Clinician of the Year award in 1995 and 1996.

Dr. Parry received a B.A. degree in English from Yale University in 1966 and an M.D. degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1970. His residency training was completed at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.

Arranged by Jack Fitzgibbons