CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Criss! Being elected to a major leadership position in such an important professional society is a tribute to Dr. Criss’ successful research program and leadership. Most of all, it is a reflection of the high regard with which she is held by the broad research community represented by the ASM! [more] We also want to congratulate Dr. Amy Mathers in UVA Infectious Diseases who was also elected to the leadership team. It is a wonderful reflection on the quality of the UVA Microbiology/Infectious Diseases community and research.