Steffanie Strathdee, PhD UC San Diego

Dr. Strathdee is an infectious disease epidemiologist, Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences and Harold Simon Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Diego where she co-directs the Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics.  Strathdee recently co-authored a memoir entitled The Perfect Predator: A Scientist’s Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug.  In 2018, she was named by TIME magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Health Care for her work that revitalized phage therapy in the West.