Paul C. SchreckenbergerProfessor, Director, Consultant | Maywood, Illinois
Dr. Schreckenberger is currently a Professor of Pathology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and the Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory and Acting Director of Molecular Pathology at Loyola University Medical Center. Dr. Schreckenberger is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology, D(ABMM), and a Fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology, F(AAM). He is also certified as a medical technologist by both the American Society of Clinical Pathology, MT(ASCP) and the National Certifying Agency for Medical Laboratory Scientists CLS(NCA). Dr. Schreckenberger is co-author of the Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology, 4th, 5th, and 6th editions, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; and, author of the chapter on Miscellaneous Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Rods in the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 7th, 8th, and 9th editions, ASM Press. Dr. Schreckenberger is active in the American Society for Microbiology, serving as Chairperson of Division C (Clinical Microbiology) in 2001-2002. He also served as president of the Illinois Society for Microbiology (1991-92), and president of the South Central Association for Clinical Microbiology (1990). He is an active participant in the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, serving on a number of Working Groups. He has written over 250 articles, abstracts, monographs and self-study courses and serves as a member of the editorial boards for the Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. Dr. Schreckenberger received the Illinois Society for Microbiology Pasteur Award for Lifetime Achievement in Microbiology in November 2010. Dr. Schreckenberger has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally, presenting both workshops and seminars on a variety of topics in clinical microbiology. His research interests are identification and characterization of enteric and non-fermenting gram-negative bacilli, rapid and automated identification of bacteria, methods for detection of antimicrobial resistance and characterization of the adult female urine microbiome.