MUHC Medical Expert - Dr. Michael Libman

Dr. Michael Libman

Dr. Michael Libman is the director of the Centre for Tropical Diseases Director at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), Director of the McGill University Division of Infectious Diseases, Director of the JD MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases, Consulting Microbiologist for the region of Nunavik and Associate Professor of Medicine at McGill University.

Dr. Michael Libman has expertise in many areas of infectious diseases and microbiology. His research involves infections acquired by travelers and immigrants, as well as diseases which are particularly problematic in the Canadian far north. 

Dr. Libman holds leadership positions in a number of professional societies, including the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases of Canada, the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and the International Society of Travel Medicine. He is also involved in the field of infection prevention and control in the health care setting.

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Keywords: Infectious Diseases, diagnostic microbiology, parasitology, travel medicine, epidemic surveillance, infection control. 

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