Daniel Lew
Daniel Lew was born in 1948 and is a Swiss and Uruguayan citizen. He is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Geneva Medical School, Chief of the Service of Infectious Diseases, Chief of the Department of Specialties and Chief of the Academic Department of Internal Medicine at the Geneva University Hospitals. He obtained his MD degree from Geneva University in 1976 and specialized in infectious diseases both in Geneva and then subsequently at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He is a recipient of numerous scientific awards and grants for his research work. Professor Lew lectures widely, acts both as reviewer and editor for several major scientific journals, and is author of many publications in the areas of neutrophil function, bacterial pathogenesis – particularly S. aureus, osteomyelitis and prosthetic joint infections.

Prof. Daniel Lew is the President of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) 2010-2012.