Christian PerronneMD, PhD
Christian Perronne, MD, PhD, qualified in Internal medicine, is Professor of Infectious and Tropical Diseases at the Faculty of Medicine Paris-Ile de France-Ouest, University of Versailles-St Quentin en Yvelines (UVSQ), Paris-Saclay, France. He is chief of a Department of Medicine at the Raymond Poincare University Hospital in Garches (Hauts-de-Seine), belonging to Assistance Publique – Hopitaux de Paris, the Greater Paris University Hospitals. He was vice-chairman of the National Reference Centre on Tuberculosis and Mycobacteria at the Pasteur Institute in Paris until 1998.
He is past-President of the French College of Professors of Infectious and Tropical Diseases (CMIT), co-founder and past-President of the French Federation of Infectiology (FFI) and past-President of the French National Technical Advisory Group of Experts on Immunisation (CTV). He was chairman, at the French Drug Agency (ANSM), of the working group making national evidence-based guidelines for the antibiotic treatment of respiratory tract infections.
Christian Perronne was, during 15 years, President of the Communicable diseases section at the Conseil Superieur d’Hygiene Publique de France and then of the Communicable diseases commission at the High Council for Public Health, making recommendations for the public health and vaccination policies until March 2016. He was member of the scientific committee of the French Institute of Research in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (IMMI, INSERM) until January 2013.
Christian Perronne was President of the National Council of Universities (CNU), subsection Infectious and Tropical Diseases, until January 2016. He was Vice-president of the European Advisory Group of Experts on Immunisation at the World Health Organization. He is author or co-author of more than 300 scientific publications.