John E. Bennett, MD, MACP, FIDSA
Chief, Clinical Mycology Section, LCID , NIAID, NIH
Adjunct Professor, Uniformed Services University of Health Science
Bethesda, MD USA
John E. Bennett, MD, is Head of the Clinical Mycology Section and Associate Director of Infectious Disease Training at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. He is also Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda. Dr Bennett obtained his undergraduate degree from Stanford and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where he performed an internship in ward medicine. He then completed medical residencies at the University of Washington in Seattle and Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr Bennett is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, and is former President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He has co-edited all seven editions of Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. He has served on advisory committees for the CDC, DOD, FDA, VA, and NIH as well as on editorial boards of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Clinical Infectious Disease and other journals. Dr Bennett has authored more than 275 original articles, books, book chapters, and editorials. Dr Bennett’s professional memberships include the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. Bennett is known for his work in clinical mycology, co-editing Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases and co-directing the Infectious Diseases Board Review.