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Michael G. Ison

MD, MS, FIDSA, FAST
Professor Division of Infectious Disease and Organ Transplant, Medical Director – Transplant and Immunocompromised Host
Northwestern Medicine
Michael Ison

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Dr. Ison received his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine, and his Masters in Science in Health Evaluation Sciences from the University of Virginia. He has been at Northwestern since 2005, working in Infectious Disease. He is involved with a number of transplant organizations including the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant, the American Society of Transplantation and the TID Section of the Transplantation Society. Dr. Ison has received numerous grants and has widely published on the topics of infectious disease in transplantation. His research interests include influenza and viral disorders in the immunocompromised host.

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Donor-Derived Infections and the Promise of Organ Donation

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 2:00pm

Join us as Dr. Michael G. Ison, leads an interactive discussion, including the following:

  • Infections in organ donors and the risk of transmission to recipients.
  • Review of current donor screening requirements.
  • Summary of their understanding of the epidemiology of donor-derived infections and how this information has identified donors that can be used safely.

The Alliance Conversation Series brings you cost-free, fast-paced collaborative opportunities that highlight successful donation and transplantation practices across the country. Through shared insight, multidisciplinary experts identify solutions to critical challenges affecting the community of practice and actively share them for open discussion and broader knowledge of effective practices.

Sessions are designed to be approximately 30-45 minutes in length and encourage real-time feedback and participation from viewers.

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