• Purpose

    The Foundation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for charitable, scientific, and educational purposes, specifically for the education and funding of research by surgical investigators interested in the diagnosis, research, and treatment of surgical infectious disease.

    Executive Director

    Philip S. Barie, MD, MBA
    Department of Surgery, P-713A
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    525 East 68 Street
    New York, NY 10065-5873


    John C. Alverdy, MD
    Chicago, Illinois

    William G. Cheadle, MD
    Louisville, Kentucky

    E. Patchen Dellinger, MD
    Seattle Washington

    Donald E. Fry, MD
    Chicago, Illinois

    Kamal M.F. Itani, MD
    West Roxbury, Massachusettes

    Addison K. May, MD, MBA
    Nashville, Tennessee

    John E. Mazuski, MD, PhD
    Saint Louis, Missouri

    Nicholas Namias, MD, MBA
    Miami, Florida

    Ori D. Rotstein, MD
    Toronoto, Ontario, Cananda

    Robert G. Sawyer, MD
    Kalamazoo, Michigan

    Gerald I. Susman, PhD
    Alexandrea, Virginia

    Michaela West, MD, PhD
    Minneapolis, Minnesota


    David P. Blake, MD, MPH, FACS, DMCC
    Hartford, Connecticut

    Assistant to the Executive Director

    Lynn J. Hydo, MBA
    Decisive Edge Consulting Group
    79 Tamarack Street
    East Northport, NY 11631
    Tel: 631-368-1880
    Fax: 631-368-4466