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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015 Workgroup Members

Chairperson: Kimberly A. Workowski, MD, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), CDC and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Presenters: D’Jahna Akinyemi, MD, MSCE, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Laura Bachmann, MD, MPH, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Gale Burstein, MD, Erie County Department of Health, Buffalo, New York; Stephanie Cohen, MD, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California; Carolyn Gardella, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; William M. Geisler, MD, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama; Khalil Ghanem, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Matt Golden, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Linda Gorgos, MD, El Rio Community Health Center, Tucson, Arizona; Margaret Hammerschlag, MD, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York; Lisa Hollier, MD, Baylor University, Houston, Texas; Katherine Hsu, MD, MPH, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plains, Massachusetts; Peter Leone, MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Lisa Manhart, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Kenneth Hugh Mayer, MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Leandro Mena, MD, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, Mississippi; Paul Nyirjesy, MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Ina Park, MD, STD Control Branch, California Department of Public Health, Department of Public Health; Susan Philip, MD, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California; Cornelius “Kees” Rietmeijer, MD, PhD, Rietmeijer Consulting, LLC, Denver, Colorado; Anne Rompalo, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Pablo Sanchez, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; Bradley Stoner, MD, PhD, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; Stephanie N Taylor, MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana; Anna Wald, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; George Wendel, MD, American Board of Ob-Gyn, Dallas, Texas; Harold C. Wiesenfeld, MD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Moderators: Willard Cates, Jr., MD, Family Health International, Durham, North Carolina; King K. Holmes, MD, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Edward W. Hook III, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama; David Martin, MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Rapporteurs: William M. Geisler, MD, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama; Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Anne Rompalo, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

Workgroup Members: Virginia A. Caine, MD, Marion County Public Health Department; Susan Cu-Uvin, MD, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; Carolyn Deal, PhD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland ; Jordan Dimitrakoff, MD, PhD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana; Sarah Guerry, MD, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California; Edward W. Hook III, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama; H. Hunter Handsfield, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Patricia Kissinger, PhD, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; Jill E. (Brown) Long, MD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; Harvey J. Makadon, MD, The Fenway Institute, Boston, Massachusetts; Jane R. Schwebke, MD, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama; Arlene Sena, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Jack D. Sobel, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan; David Soper, MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina; Richard Sweet, MD, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California; Jonathan M. Zenilman, MD, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland.

Liaison Participants: Lynn Barclay, MD, American Social Health Association; Anton Best, MBBS, Barbados Ministry of Health, HIV/AIDS; Gale Burstein, MD, American Academy of Pediatrics; Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine; National Association of City and County Health Officials; Carolyn Deal, PhD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health; Carlos Del Rio, MD, HIV Medical Association and Infectious Disease Society of America; Rupali Kotwal Doshi, MD, Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau; Paul Etkind, DrPH, National Association of City and County Health Officials; Carolyn Gardella, MD, Infectious Disease Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Eric Garges, MD, U. S. Department of Defense; Tina Groat, MD, United Healthcare; Seiji Hayashi, MD, Health Resources and Services Administration – Bureau of Primary Health Care; Katherine Hsu, MD, MPH, National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers; Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV and STD Prevention and Treatment; Beth Jordan Mynett, MD, Association of Reproductive Health Professionals; Deborah Nucatola, MD/ Karen Shea, MSN, Planned Parenthood Federation of America; Pilar Ramón-Pardo, MD, Pan American Health Organization; Keith Radcliffe, MD, British Association of Sexual Health and International Union against STIs Europe, Birmingham, United Kingdom; Jennifer Rooke, MD, American College of Preventative Medicine; Bisan Salhi, MD, American College of Emergency Physicians; Daniel A. Shoskes, MD, American Urological Association; Frances Smith, MD, Barbados Ministry of Health, STIs; Nathaniel Smith, MD, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials; William (Bill) Smith, MD, National Coalition of STD Directors; David Soper, MD, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Anne Spaulding, MD, National Commission on Correctional Health; Bradley Stoner, MD, PhD, American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association; Teodora Elvira Wi, MD, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; Tom Wong, MD, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Scott J. Zimmerman, DrPH, Association of Public Health Laboratories.

CDC, Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Treatment Guidelines 2015 Project Coordinator: Kimberly A. Workowski, MD, NCHHSTP, CDC and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Project Manager: Melinda Flock, NCHHSTP, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia.

NCHHSTP/CDC Presenters: John T. Brooks, MD; Eileen Dunne, MD; Scott Holmberg, MD; Camille Introcaso, MD; Sarah Kidd, MD; Elissa Meites, MD; Mona Saraiya, MD.

CDC Consultants: Faruque Ahmed, MD; Sevgi O. Aral, PhD; John Brooks, MD; John Douglas, MD; Eileen Dunne, MD; Camille Introcaso, MD; Jill S. Huppert, MD; Sarah Kidd, MD; Elissa Meites, MD; and Mona Saraiya, MD.

Support Staff: Angela Jones, Deborah McElroy, Sheila McKenzie, and Michele Thomas,  NCHHSTP, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia.

Conflicts of Interest: Laura Bachmann, CDC funding; Virginia Caine, CDC funding; Ward Cates, Contraceptive Technology Communications, grant funding from FHI 360, Gates Foundation; William Geisler, research funding Warner Chilcott; Matt Golden, research funding from Genprobe, Biorad, Cempra; Sara Guerry, speaker for Merck; Ned Hook, research funding from Cempra, Glaxo Smith Kline, Becton Dickenson, Roche, Cepheid, GenProbe/Hologic, CDC, NIH; Peter Leone, speaker for Abbott Diagnostics; Lisa Manhart, previous conference support and travel funds from BioRad, previous reagents from Pfizer and GenProbe; Jeanne Marrazzo, research funding from Cepheid, Hologic/GenProbe, Medicis, and MethylGene, and consultant for Starpharma, Symbiomix, and Toltec; Leandro Mena, research funding from Becton Dickinson; Paul Nyirjesy, consultant at Hologic, receives research funding from Genesis Biotech Group; Susan Philip, research funding from Roche Diagnostics, Abbott Diagnostics, SeraCare Inc, Cepheid Inc;Jane Schwebke, consultant and receives research funding from Hologic/Genprobe, BD Diagnostics, LabCorp, Medicis, Methylgene, Embal; Jack Sobel, consultant with Medical Diagnostic Laboratories; Stephanie Taylor, consultant with Hologic/Genprobe, receives research funding from Roche, Becton Dickinson, Cepheid; Harold Wiesenfeld, research funding from CDC, Methylgene Inc.,Genprobe Inc.