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ISIRV Council Members

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Maria Zambon Small

Maria Zambon
Director, Public Health England, UK

Lance Jennings
ISIRV Past-Chair (2013-2019)


John Wood

ISIRV Deputy Chair

ISIRV Awards Committee-Chair
National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (retired), UK


Jackie Katz

ISIRV Deputy Chair

Deputy Director, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA (retired)


Rebecca Cox

ISIRV Deputy Chair

Professor of Medical Virology and Head of the Influenza Centre, University of Bergen, Norway
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Alan Hay

ISIRV Treasurer

Antiviral Group Chair

Former Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza and Visiting Scientist, Francis Crick Institute, London UK
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Janet Daly

Neglected Influenza Viruses Group-Chair
Professor in Viral Zoonoses, School of Veterinary Medicine & Science,University of Nottingham, UK
Barbara Rath

Barbara Rath

Epidemiology Group Chair 

Co-founder & Chair, Vienna Vaccine Safety Initiative and Honorary Professor, University of Nottingham School of Medicine, UK
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Peter Openshaw
International Respiratory Syncytial Virus Society - Chair 
Professor of Experimental Medicine, Imperial College London.
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Benjamin Cowling

EIC Journal of Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses

Professor, WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong

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Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, USA

 Cheryl Cohen

Cheryl Cohen

Associate Professor in Epidemiology at the University of Witwatersrand and Co-head of the Centre for Respiratory Disease and Meningitis at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases,South Africa

Rodrigo Fasce
Rodrigo Fasce
Head of Virology Department, Public Health Institute of Chile (PHI)
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Alan Hampson

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Consultant Virologist Department of Virology Medical Research Institute, Sri Lanka

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Nelson Lee Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada
John McCauley John McCauley Director of the Worldwide Influenza Centre, Francis Crick Institute, London


Emanuele Montomoli

Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Siena, Italy

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Professor, College of Health Solutions and Assistant Director, Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering, Biodesign Institute Faculty, The Honors College, Arizona State University, USA.
Senior Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales, Australia.

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Norio Sugaya Director, Keiyu Hospital, Yokohama, Japan

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S. Mark Tompkins Associate Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia, USA
Sylvie van der Werf 34618 Sylvie van der Werf Professor, University Paris Diderot and Head of the Molecular Genetics of RNA Viruses Unit at the Institut Pasteur
Sook San Wong Sook-San Wong Professor of Virology, State-Key Laboratory of Respiratory Diseases, Guangzhou Medical University, China


isirv Honorary Vice President

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John Watson               
Former Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, UK