National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Selects William Schaffner, M.D., as New Medical Director
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has appointed William Schaffner, MD, as its new medical director. His work has focused on all aspects of infectious diseases, including epidemiology, infection control and immunization. Schaffner will continue to serve as professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. From 2010 to 2012, Schaffner served as president of NFID. In his new role, he will succeed Susan J. Rehm, MD, who has served as NFID medical director since 2004.