Infectious Diseases Society of America Honors 219 Distinguished Physicians, Scientists
Lucinda J. Van Anglen, B.S., Pharm.D., of Healix Infusion Therapy has been named a Fellow by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Fellowship in IDSA is one of the highest honors in the field of infectious diseases. It recognizes distinguished physicians and scientists from the United States and around the world who have achieved professional excellence and provided significant service to the profession.
Dr. Van Anglen serves as the Vice President of Clinical Pharmacy and Research at Healix. She has proudly participated in over 40 collaborative research studies presented at IDSA and IDWeekTM since 2008 in the provision of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT). Dr. Van Anglen additionally has several publications in leading scientific journals including Open Forum Infectious Diseases.
“The 219 individuals chosen to receive the FIDSA designation this year are on the front lines of discovery, patient care and public health, and we are proud to honor their work and dedication,” said Carlos del Rio, MD, FIDSA, president of IDSA. “These ID physicians and scientists represent the passion and commitment needed to educate leaders around the globe about current and future health threats. We all benefit from their pivotal contributions to our local communities and expertise within the field of medicine. I am proud to work and learn alongside them.”
Applicants for IDSA Fellowship must be nominated by their peers and meet specified criteria that include continuing identification with the field of infectious diseases, national or regional recognition and publication of their scholarly work. Nominees are reviewed and elected by the IDSA Board of Directors. Fellows of IDSA work in many different settings, including clinical practice, teaching, research, public health and health care administration.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is an organization of over 12,000 physicians, scientists, public health experts and other health care professionals dedicated to promoting health through excellence in infectious diseases research, education, prevention and patient care. The Society was founded in 1963 and is based in Arlington, Virginia. For more information, see www.idsociety.org.
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