ISCAID

Standing Committees

Organizing Committee/Board of Directors

The Organizing Committee was formed in 2006 and consists of:

  • Dr. Gad Baneth (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt (North Carolina State University, USA)
  • Dr. Bruno Chomel (University of California, Davis, USA)
  • Dr. Craig Greene (University of Georgia, USA)
  • Dr. Peter Irwin (Murdoch University, Australia)
  • Dr. Michael Lappin (Colorado State University, USA)
  • Dr. Hans Lutz (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Dr. Richard Malik (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Dr. Alan Radford (Liverpool University, UK)
  • Dr. Jane Sykes (University of California, Davis)

Antimicrobial Guidelines Working Group

The Antimicrobial Guidelines Working Group first met in Miami, Florida from January 21-23, 2010 with the aim to develop guidelines for antimicrobial drug use in dogs and cats. The Group consists of the following members:

  • Dr. Scott Weese (University of Guelph, Canada)(Chair)
  • Dr. Joseph Blondeau (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
  • Dr. Dawn Boothe (Auburn University, USA)
  • Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt (North Carolina State University, USA)
  • Dr. Luca Guardabassi (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Dr. Andrew Hillier (The Ohio State University, USA)
  • Dr. Michael Lappin (Colorado State University, USA)
  • Dr. David Lloyd (Royal Veterinary College, UK)
  • Dr. Mark Papich (North Carolina State University, USA)
  • Dr. Shelley Rankin (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Dr. Jane Sykes (University of California, Davis, USA)
  • Dr. John Turnidge (University of Adelaide, Australia)

In declaration of potential conflicts of interest, members of the working group have received honoraria or research support from the following industry groups:

Breitschwerdt: Bayer, Merial, Boehringer Ingelheim
Guardabassi: Zoetis, ICF and SSI Diagnostica
Lloyd: UK pig industry (BPEX), British Association for Chemical Specialties, Pfizer, Virbac, Vetoquinol
Sykes: Bayer HealthCare Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, IDEXX Laboratories, Merck, Zoetis, LifeSign (Uricult Vet system)
Weese: Merck, Zoetis

Dr. Hillier became an employee of Zoetis at the time the guidelines for superficial bacterial folliculitis were submitted for publication.

ISCAID Symposium Committee

The ISCAID Symposium Committee consists of:

  • Dr. Vanessa Barrs (University of Sydney)
  • Dr. Helio de Morais (Oregon State University)
  • Dr. Linda Kidd (Western University)
  • Dr. Annette Litster (Purdue University)