Midwestern University Faculty Member Honored by Infectious Disease Society of America

Marc H. Scheetz, Pharm.D. Among 128 Distinguished Physicians, Scientists Recognized

  • IL - Downers Grove
Marc H. Scheetz, Pharm.D.

Marc H. Scheetz, Pharm.D., M.Sc., FCCP, FCP, FIDSA, has been named a Fellow by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Midwestern University is proud to announce that Marc H. Scheetz, Pharm.D., M.Sc., FCCP, FCP, FIDSA, has been named a Fellow by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). 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. Scheetz is the Associate Dean of Research for the College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, holds dual appointments as a Professor in the College of Pharmacy and the College of Graduate Studies, and is the Director of the Pharmacometrics Center of Excellence on the Downers Grove Campus of Midwestern University. In addition, Dr. Scheetz practices clinically as an Infectious Diseases (ID) Pharmacist at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Scheetz has authored over 200 original research manuscripts and review articles in the area of anti-infective pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.  He is particularly interested in assessing modifiable pharmacologic variables in the treatment of infectious diseases and identifying optimal exposures against the backdrop of toxicity. Dr. Scheetz is actively engaged in local and national leadership positions and formerly served as a member of the FDA Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee.

“The 128 individuals chosen to receive the FIDSA designation this year have demonstrated a commitment to advancing ID, and we are proud to honor their work and dedication,” said Steven K. Schmitt, M.D., FIDSA, president of IDSA. “These ID physicians and scientists represent a community of leaders around the globe who are on the front lines of research and clinical care and represent the passion and commitment to educate and protect us from dangerous illness. We all benefit from their vital contributions to our communities, and 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 healthcare administration.

Students who attend Midwestern University have the benefit of working with accomplished researchers and faculty members such as Dr. Scheetz. The College of Pharmacy provides students with a wealth of hands-on experience and research opportunities as they prepare to become future healthcare professionals.

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