New & Noteworthy

Annual Meeting Dates Shifted to November 13-17

We recently learned that global musical icon Taylor Swift will be performing in New Orleans for three nights directly overlapping our original October meeting dates. Her performance is expected to bring close to 250,000 “Swifties” (fans) to the city, creating challenges for transportation and restaurants—and resulting in a shortage of available hotel rooms and higher costs for the rooms still available.


Srijana and Sujata Bhattarai Chhetri: Sisters, Roommates and 2023 Kean Fellows

Srijana and Sujata Bhattarai Chhetri are sisters with much more in common than a surname. The roommates both attend University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, share an interest in studying tropical medicine, are ASTMH members and were selected as Kean Fellows for 2023.


Scientific Program Administrative Manager Judy DeAcetis Celebrates 30 Years

If you submitted an abstract or a symposium for the ASTMH Annual Meeting in the last 30 years, you worked with Judy DeAcetis, our Administrative Manager for the Scientific Program. She talks about the various changes over those years.