Dr. John has a long association with academic medicine as a clinician, researcher, and teacher of internal medicine and infectious diseases. His major interest has centered around antibiotic resistance and antibiotic use and he has written extensively about those global problems. He has been a professor at the Medical University of South Carolina and at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he was Chief of Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases. In addition, the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center employed Dr. John for more than 30 years. He continues to care for infected patients and patients with chronic Fatigue Syndrome at the Charleston VAMC. For almost 30 years he has been an associate editor of the Infectious Disease
s Alert and is past editor-in-chief of the Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association. Currently Dr. John enjoys a part-time private practice with the Lowcountry Infectious Diseases & Infusion Center. He lives in Charleston, S.C. with his wife Anne, not far from their three children: Chris, Matthew, and Meg. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.