New & Noteworthy

Statement: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Sees Administration’s Budget Proposal as a Blueprint for Placing Americans’ Health and Safety at Risk

ASTMH, the largest international scientific organization of tropical infectious disease experts, is alarmed by the Trump Administration’s proposed FY18 budget. Instead of protecting Americans’ health, the budget slashes resources for critical scientific research across the government agencies created to protect the health of Americans.


‎Nearly 150 Names Submitted for New Medial

Thank you to everyone who proffered a suggestion for the first-ever Society-level medal named for a female leader in tropical medicine. The name of the new medal and its first honoree will be announced during the 2017 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD. 


Member Q&A: Robert Choy, PhD

Robert Choy, PhD, Associate Director, Research and Preclinical Development with PATH’s Drug Development program in San Francisco, was one of five members to correctly answer our trivia question in March during TropMed History Month. Read more about Dr. Choy’s specialty and the partnership between PATH and ASTMH.