DENNIS M. DIXON, PHD
Chief, Bacteriology and Mycology Branch, NIAID
Dennis M. Dixon is Chief of the Bacteriology and Mycology Branch, NIAID, NIH. He serves on numerous advisory panels on dangerous pathogens and also antimicrobial resistance, including the Trans-Atlantic Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR) and the Presidential Advisory Committee for Combatting Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria. His doctorate in microbiology is from the Medical College of Virginia. He held academic positions at Loyola College in Baltimore, the University of Maryland Medical School and Albany Medical College. He was a Visiting Scientist at Hoffman LaRoche, Switzerland, and was Director for the Mycology Reference Laboratory, New York State Department of Health. He is a member of the American Academy of Microbiology.