David T Durack, MD, D Phil, FRCP, FRACP, FACP

Dr. David Durack is Consulting Professor of Medicine at Duke University, and was Senior Vice President, Corporate Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Becton Dickinson & Co. (retired 10/2012). Education: Correspondence School of West Australia; Scotch College, WA; University of WA medical degree ’69; Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Doctor of Philosophy ’73, doctoral thesis entitled “Experimental Endocarditis”. Internship and residency at Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford and Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London. Chief Resident and Faculty member, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, ’74-’77. Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health and Professor of Medicine, Duke University, ’77-’94.

Research interests: pathogenesis and chemotherapy of bacterial and fungal infections. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the American College of Physicians; he has published more than 230 articles and textbook chapters and co-edited several textbooks.

Dr. Durack has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Council of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the American Academy of Microbiology. He has served on an FDA Review Panel, the Joint Commission Resources Board of Directors, and as Chairman of the Board, ASM Resources. In addition to his clinical and research activities, he has 17 years’ experience as a senior executive in the medical devices and diagnostics industry, and currently provides consultation to medical technology companies.


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