What is ASTDA?

ASTDA is an organization devoted to the control and study of sexually transmitted diseases. Its objectives are:

  • To support the control, prevention and ultimate eradication of STD;
  • To support research in all aspects of STD, including medical, epidemiologic, laboratory, social and behavioral studies;
  • To recognize outstanding contributions in STD control and prevention;
  • To disseminate authoritative information concerning STD

Regular membership shall be open to any individual with interest in the control and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.

ASTDA Officers

Bradley Stoner, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Washington University in St. Louis
Schools of Medicine and Anthropology
St. Louis, MO

Vice President/President-Elect
Cornelis A. (Kees) Rietmeijer, MD, PhD
Professor, Community and Behavioral Health
Colorado School of Public Health
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO

Edward Hook III, MD
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

ASTDA Executive Committee

Sevgi O. Aral, PhD
Associate Director for Science
Division of STD Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Lynn Barclay (Ex Officio)
President and CEO
American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)
Research Triangle Park , NC

J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Charlotte Gaydos, DrPH, MPH
Professor of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Peter R. Kerndt, MD, MPH
Adjunct Professor
University of California Los Angeles
Fielding School of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772

Peter Leone, MD
Professor of Medicine
North Carolina HIV/STD Prevention
and Control Branch
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH (Past President)
University of Washington
School of Medicine
Seattle, WA