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Hohl named Infectious Diseases Society fellow

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division fungal expert Dr. Tobias Hohl among 86 physicians, scientists honored nationally

Nov. 19, 2012
Dr. Tobias Hohl, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

Dr. Tobias Hohl, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

Dr. Tobias Hohl, a researcher in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance attending physician, was elected a fellow in the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society. He is among 86 physicians and scientists honored globally by the IDSA.

Fellowship in IDSA recognizes those who have achieved professional excellence and provided significant service to the profession. Fellows are nominated by their peers and meet specified criteria.

In his VIDD lab, Hohl tracks down the cells and molecules used by human immune system to battle invasive fungal infections to improve care for immunocompromised patients.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.