Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for the Food System Microorganisms have an inherent ability to evolve—to mutate and adapt to environmental stressors─allowing them to survive otherwise lethal conditions.

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The participants on the Expert Panel were selected for their scientific expertise. Their contributions represent their individual scientific perspective and do not necessarily represent the perspective of their employer.

Michael P. Doyle, Ph.D.
Panel Chair
Regents Professor and Director, Center for Food Safety
Univ. of Georgia

Francis (Frank) Busta, Ph.D.
Director, The National Center for Food Protection and Defense
Professor Emeritus, Food Microbiology
Emeritus Head of Dept. of Food Science & Nutrition
Univ. of Minnesota

Bruce R. Cords, Ph.D.
Vice President, Food Safety and Public Health
Ecolab, Inc.

P. Michael Davidson, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Food Science & Technology
Univ. of Tennessee

John Hawke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of PBS
Louisiana State Univ.

H. Scott Hurd, D.V.M., Ph.D.
WHO Collaborating Center for Risk Assessment and Hazard Identification in Foods of Animal Origin
Iowa State Univ.

Richard E. Isaacson, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Univ. of Minnesota

Karl Matthews, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Food Science
Rutgers, the State Univ. of New Jersey

John Maurer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Avian Medicine
Univ. of Georgia

Jianghong Meng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Nutrition & Food Science
Univ. of Maryland

Thomas J. Montville, Ph.D.
Professor, Food Microbiology, Dept. of Food Science
Rutgers, the State Univ. of New Jersey

Thomas R. Shryock, Ph.D.
Senior Microbiology Technical Advisor
Elanco Animal Health

John N. Sofos, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Animal Sciences
Colorado State Univ.

Anne K. Vidaver, Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Dept. of Plant Pathology
Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

Lyle Vogel, D.V.M., M.P.H., D.A.C.V.P.M.
Director, Scientific Activities Division
American Veterinary Medical Association

IFT Staff

Jennifer Cleveland McEntire, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Dept. of Science and Technology Projects
Washington, D.C.

Rosetta Newsome, Ph.D.
Director, Science and Communications
Chicago, Ill.

Fred Shank, Ph.D.
Vice President, Science, Communications, and Government Relations
Washington, D.C.


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