Dr. John Perfect awarded The 2015 Lucille K. Georg ISHAM Medal

John Perfect_Secondary FacultyThe awards committee of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology announces the selection of Dr. John Perfect as recipient of The 2015 Lucille K. Georg ISHAM Medal in recognition of his outstanding scientific achievement in the field of medical mycology and infections diseases. Dr. Perfect received the award at the 19th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology meeting in Melbourne, Australia, May 4th – 8th, 2015. The Lucille K. Georg Medal is the Society’s most prestigious award for scientific excellence. The medals honor the contributions of the late Dr. Georg, an expert on dermatophytes, a founding member of the mycology laboratory at the CDC, former President of the Medical Mycological Society of the Americas, and one of the world’s most productive and influential medical mycologists.

Dr. Perfect also received the Rhoda Benham Award (Outstanding Medical Mycologist).  This was announced by the Medical Mycological Society of the Americas (MMSA).