Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

2022- 2023 Dean's Distinguished Lecture in the Clinical Sciences

“Disentangling Antimicrobial Resistance: Insights into a silent pandemic”

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Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD

Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.

Alumni Auditorium
650 W. 168th St., 1st Floor
Reception to follow in the Schaefer Awards Gallery

Registration is required

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit 


Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, PhD

Dr. Uhlemann is associate professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her medical training at the Eberhard-Karls-University in Tubingen, Germany, and received her PhD from the University of London. Dr. Uhlemann completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship training in infectious diseases at Columbia University.

Dr. Uhlemann’s research focuses on the mechanisms and evolution of bacterial resistance to antibiotics and how drug-resistant bacteria thrive and compete with other organisms within the human gut microbiome. She also studies the contributions of the microbiome to chronic diseases. She directs the Microbiome & Pathogen Collaborative Center in the Department of Medicine at Columbia. During her tenure at Columbia, Dr. Uhlemann has been a Paul A. Marks Scholar and an Irving Scholar and was named Mentor of the Year by the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research in 2020. Dr. Uhlemann is president-elect of the Infectious Diseases Society of New York, a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.


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Past Distinguished Lecturers in the Clinical Sciences

2021–22 – George Hripcsak

2020–21 – Ali G. Gharavi

2019–20 – Jahar Bhattacharya

2018–19 – Ira Tabas

2017–18 – Alice Prince

2016–17 – Timothy Wang

2015–16 – Domenico Accili

2014–15 – Megan Sykes

2013–14 – Wendy Chung

2012–13 – Siddhartha Mukherjee

2010–11 – David P. Roye

2008–09 – Angela M. Christiano

2007–08 – Donald W. Landry

2005–06 – David A. Brenner

2003–04 – Rudolph Leibel

2002–03 – Barbara Barlow

2001–02 – Anne Gershon

2000–01 – Myron L. Weisfeldt

1999–2000 – Alan R. Tall

1998–99 – Donald Klein

1997–98 – Richard Mayeux

1996–97 – Herbert D. Kleber

1995–96 – Leonard Chess

1994–95 – Eric A. Rose

1993–94 – Harold C. Neu

1992–93 – Nancy S. Wexler

1991–92 – J. Thomas Bigger

1990–91 – Robert Canfield

1989–90 – I. Bernard Weinstein

1988–89 – Qais Al-Awqati

1987–88 – Lewis P. Rowland

1986–87 – L. Stanley James

1985–86 – DeWitt Goodman

1984–85 – Salvatore Di Mauro

1983–84 – Arthur Bank

1982–83 – Keith Reemtsma

1981–82 – Robert Mellins