Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD
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Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD is a Full Member in the Department of Infectious Diseases at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN where she serves as the Deputy Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Influenza Collaborating Center and Co-PI for the NIAID-funded Center for Excellence in Influenza Research and Surveillance. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and her Doctoral degree in Molecular and Cellular Pathology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She did her postdoctoral training in influenza virology at the University of Wisconsin and then spent five years as a lead scientist at the Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS. In 2002, she was recruited to the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine where she was promoted to an Associate Professor with tenure before joining the faculty at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in 2009. Her laboratory focuses on the pathogenesis of influenza and enteric viruses in high risk populations.  Dr. Schultz-Cherry is the author and co-author of over 150 research articles, reviews and book chapters, an editor at the Journal of Virology and Journal of General Virology, past President of the American Society for Virology, and was recently invited to chair the Public and Scientific Affairs Board Committee for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Dr. Schultz-Cherry is recognized internationally for her studies on the pathogenicity of influenza viruses and astroviruses.