Dr. Peter Gilligan

DMDP was pleased and honored to have Dr. Peter Gilligan come to Cambodia at our invitation. Dr. Gilligan is a Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and the Director of the Microbiology and Immunology Laboratories at the UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. He is the director…

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Poster Presentation at Microbe 2016

Joanne Letchford and Oeng Sopheap attended Microbe 2016, the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, this year combined with the annual ICAAC meeting and held in Boston, Massachusetts from June 16-20. They presented a well received poster, “Implementation of Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing (AST) for resistance tracking using Clinical…

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Dr. Gaëtan Khim

DMDP is pleased to introduce the newest member of the team.  Dr. Gaëtan Khim is a graduate of the University of Health Sciences in Phnom Penh.  After graduating, he worked in a private clinic for three years.  He will be working as a Clinical Mentor under the direction of Dr….

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Bacterial Identification and Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing Workshop

Thirty-nine participants and mentors from Cambodian hospitals and organizations are attending a three day workshop, December 14-16, organized by DMDP and supported by the Cambodian Ministry of Health, the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), the Fondation Merieux and the Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope.   Topics included “Old and Emerging Pathogens” by…

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Dr. Laurie Elder

Dr. Laurie Elder has passed away. Laurie went to Cambodia in 2012 and shared her great gift for teaching and her years of bench experience in diagnostic microbiology with Cambodian lab staff in Phnom Penh and Battambang. Laurie was eagerly planning to return to Cambodia again this year. And we…

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