Dr. Daniel Diekema

Dr. Daniel Diekema is the 2014 SHEA President of the SHEA Board of Trustees and is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology, and Director of the Infectious Diseases Division at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He also serves as associate director of the University of Iowa Hospital Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, and the associate hospital epidemiologist at University of Iowa Healthcare.

Dr. Diekema’s clinical and research interests include the role of the microbiology laboratory in infection prevention, the epidemiology of invasive fungal infections in hospitalized patients, and the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance.

He has authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications and 12 book chapters in these areas of interest. He previously served as the 2012 SHEA IDWeek Planning Committee Co-Chair and has had several other SHEA Board of Trustee positions.

Please join us in welcoming Dan as SHEA President!