Clinical Pathology in Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Dr. Phyllis Della-Latta is Professor of Clinical Pathology in Medicine and Director of the Clinical Microbiology Service at the Columbia University Medical Center, NYPH. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Achievements in Clinical Microbiology Award given by the American Society for Microbiology, NYC branch and is a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Her current activities include USA editor-in-chief of the Reviews in Medical Microbiology, editor of Journal of Infections in Developing Countries and reviewer of several national and international scientific journals. Dr. Della-Latta has served as Chair of the Advisory Committee to the Commissioner of Health on emerging pathogens and bioterrorism and serves as advisor to many organizations, including the Food and Drug Administration medical devices committee. Her appointments in professional societies include President and both fund-raising and program chair of the American Society of Microbiology, NYC branch. She was a former chair of the Microbiology Section of the New York Academy of Sciences and served on the NYAS presidential advisory council.
Rapid detection of infectious diseases