Committee Head for Coalition against Typhoid Wins Prestigious Award

The Coalition against Typhoid is proud to announce that Dr. Samir Saha, the chair of our steering committee, is the distinguished recipient of the 2017 Award for Research in Clinical Microbiology. This award, given by the American Society of Microbiology, recognizes a clinical microbiologist for outstanding lifetime achievements that have led to or formed the foundation for important applications in clinical microbiology. Dr. Saha is the first researcher based in a low-income country to win this prestigious award. We at the Coalition against Typhoid are honored to have Dr. Saha on our steering committee helping to guide our strategy, outreach and activities.

Alice Lee is an associate at the Sabin Vaccine Institute.