Dr. Bridget McIlwee with Springfield Clinic Dermatology was invited by a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) epidemiologist to present her work on the topic of leishmaniasis being endemic in the United States at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting in October. You can read her JAMA Dermatology article here.

Because of her presentation, her work was also recently highlighted in both NPR and USA Today. You can read both articles and listen to the national NPR broadcast: