Dr. John McGowan, Jr.

Past President
Dr. John McGowan, Jr. is a Professor of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, and Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases). He also serves as Director of the MD/MPH Dual Degree Program at Emory, and Assistant Director of the Masters of Science in Clinical Research Program in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Emory University. He is an Investigator for the Emory Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). Dr. McGowan received his MD from Harvard University. His main research interest is the epidemiology and molecular microbiology of antibacterial drug resistance and its relationship to antimicrobial use.

Dr. McGowan is a founding member of SHEA and the first SHEA President (1981). He was the Lectureship Awardee in 1998.