Division of Infectious Diseases

Lionell Mandell

MD, FRCPC, FRCP (LOND)

Professor Emeritus, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

Member, IDSA Practice Guidelines Committee

Chairman, Community Acquired Pneumonia Guideline Committee of IDSA and Canadian Infectious Disease Society

 

 

 

Education and Professional Standing

Dr. Mandell's medical school and postgraduate medical training were at the University of Toronto and Harvard Medical School. He is currently a member of numerous medical societies including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The Royal College of Physicians of London, the Canadian Infectious Disease Society, The Canadian Society for Clinical Pharmacology, The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and The American Society for Microbiology. Dr. Mandell currently sits on the Practice Guidelines Committee of the IDSA and chairs the Community Acquired Pneumonia Guideline Committee of the IDSA and of the Canadian Infectious Disease Society, where he has been actively involved in the preparation and chairmanship of the national guidelines.

Dr. Mandell sits on the Editorial Board of 13 medical journals and is a past president of the Canadian Infectious Disease Society and of the Canadian Foundation for Infectious Diseases. He has been invited to 58 countries around the world as a visiting professor, guest lecturer and consultant. Dr. Mandell has won a number of prestigious national and international awards and honors and was recently made a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London England for his work on pneumonia.

Research Interests

Dr. Mandell’s main academic interests are in studies of pneumonia and antibiotics.

Selected Publications

Dr. Mandell has authored over 190 scientific papers and numerous book chapters dealing with various aspects of infectious disease.