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Bland named Fellow of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Christopher Bland, a faculty member in the College of Pharmacy, was named a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

A clinical assistant professor in the clinical and administrative pharmacy department, Bland works at the college’s Savannah campus. His major interests include critical care, infectious diseases, drug dosing in obesity and antimicrobial stewardship.

IDSA represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. It aims to improve the health of individuals, communities and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health and prevention relating to infectious diseases. Fellows represent those who have achieved professional excellence and provided service to the profession of infectious diseases. Only four pharmacists nationally achieved Fellow status this year.