Suresh G. Joshi
Director, Center for Surgical Infection & Biofilm
Untied States of America
Dr. Joshi is director of center for surgical infections at Drexel University; and a professor of Drexel’s Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Nyheim Plasma Institute, Dermatology, and Surgery. At Drexel University, his laboratory is renowned for studying novel nonthermal plasma-based technologies in infection control. He has a special interest in emerging bacterial infections, biofilms, novel infection control strategies. Since 1987, Dr. Joshi has taught undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students, and trained doctoral, postdoctoral, and resident fellows in medical research. He has been mentoring graduates and medical students, who now have successful careers in medicine, academia and the pharmaceutical industry. Since 2004, he has been a member of international mentoring program and minority mentoring program of American Society of Microbiology (ASM), and Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA). He is a physician-researcher-teacher and eligible member of American Board of Medical Microbiology. In 2016, Dr. Joshi is elected as a Fellow of Infectious Disease Society of America.
Research Interest: Emerging bacterial infections, host-pathogen interactions and immune responses, hospital-acquired infections and molecular epidemiology, wound infection and wound healing, antimicrobial drug resistance, novel infection control strategies, carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii, botulism, MRSA & bacterial biofilms, biodefense bacterial vaccines, nonthermal plasma applications in infection control.