Michael Silverman, MD, FRCP, FACP
Dr. Silverman received his medical degree and Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto. He carried out his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, and an HIV post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, USA. Dr Silverman has been conducting research on the use of Fecal Microbial Transplantation for several medical indications since 2003 with recent trials involving recurrent C. difficile, Non-Alcoholic fatty liver disease, Multiple Sclerosis and melanoma. He also is very involved in the study of infections in People who inject drugs, antimicrobial stewardship in primary care and has extensive experience in the study of infectious diseases in developing countries.
He is currently Chair/Chief of Infectious Diseases, Western University; Medical Director of the HIV Clinic, St Joseph’s Hospital, London; Medical Director of Infection Control, St. Joseph’s Hospital; POEM Scientist in the Department of Medicine; Associate Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Western University, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and Associate Member, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto.