University of Calgary and Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
John Conly MD is trained in internal medicine and infectious disease and is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary. He was a past President of the Canadian Infectious Disease Society, a past Chairman of the Board for the Canadian Committee on Antibiotic Resistance and previous Vice-Chair for the Canadian Expert Drug Advisory Committee. He currently serves as a member of the WHO Advisory Group on Integrated Antimicrobial Surveillance and the Public Health Agency of Canada Expert Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance. He has published over 300 papers and has received numerous career honours for clinical service, mentorship, research and innovation, including the Order of Canada. He continues as an active consultant in clinical infectious diseases with current interests which focus on antimicrobial resistance and stewardship, prevention of hospital-acquired infections and novel innovations in healthcare.