About Us

CIDS history - adapted from a lecture by Dr. Villaneuva, President of CIDS 2009-2011.

Our History: The CIDS was founded by Dr. Vincent Andriole in 1984

Board of Directors:

David Banach, MD, MPH
UConn Health
Associate Professor of Medicine
Head of Infection Prevention
Hospital Epidemiologist

​Immediate Past President:           
Jack W. Ross, MD
Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT
Vice President:
Marjorie Golden, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine;
Site Chief, Infectious Disease, St Raphael Campus YNHH

Newsletter Editor:
Margaret K. Fikrig, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, AIDS Care Program Yale University School of Medicine
Jessica Abrantes-Figueiredo, MD
Steven Aronin, MD
​Antonie Auguste, MD
​Lydia Barakat, MD
Matt Cartter, MD, MPH, State Epidemiologists, CT DPH
Kevin Dieckhaus, MD

Michael Simms, MD