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Paul Plummer

Executive Director, National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research; Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

About Paul Plummer

Paul Plummer is executive director of the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education ( and the associate dean of research and graduate studies at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. His academic role as both a board-certified food animal internal medicine and infectious disease specialist coupled with a doctorate in veterinary microbiology, and his leadership of an active research laboratory, place him at the intersection of translational research focused on antimicrobial resistance. He is also chair of the Presidential Advisory Council for Combating Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria and serves on the American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Antimicrobials.

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