Download the IWGDF Guideline on infection via the link below, and read about the working group members.

Please refer to this document as: “Lipsky et al. Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of foot infection in persons with diabetes (IWGDF 2019 update). Diab Metab Res Rev. 2020. e3280”.

Members of the Infection Working Group

Prof. Benjamin A. Lipsky

Prof. Benjamin A. Lipsky MD, FACP, FIDSA, FRCP (London), FFPM-RCPS (Glasg) Professor Lipsky is currently Professor of Medicine Emeritus at University of Washington, Seattle. He was […]

Dr. Edgar Peters

Internist (infectious diseases and acute medicine) VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Edgar J.G. Peters (Heerenveen, Friesland, The Netherlands) started medical school at VU University […]

Prof. Dr. Lawrence Lavery

Podiatrist and Wound Care Specialist UT Southwestern Medical Centre Lawrence Lavery is a professor and director of research in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the […]

Dr. Suzanne van Asten

Resident Internal Medicine VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Suzanne van Asten was born on May 31, 1988 in Bilbao, Spain. After finishing her medical […]

Dr. Vilma Urbancic-Rovan

Specialist in internal medicine – diabetology Department of Endocrinology, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia Vilma Urbancic completed her training in Diabetology at University of Zagreb, Croatia […]

Prof. Dr. Eric Senneville

Specialist in Infectious Diseases Gustave Dron Hospital, Tourcoing, France Prof Eric Senneville, MD, PhD,  trained in medicine in Lille University, France before specializing from 1983 to […]

Prof. Dr. Javier Aragon-Sanchez

General Surgeon Department of Surgery and Diabetic Foot Unit, La Paloma Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain Dr. Javier Aragón-Sánchez is a General Surgeon. He […]

Dr. Mathew Diggle

Clinical microbiologist . Dr Mathew Diggle, a proud father of three wonderful children and married to a rather patient wife. Of lesser importance but still of […]

Prof. Dr. John Embil

Consultant, Infectious Diseases University of Manitoba, and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. John Embil is a Professor of Medicine, and a specialist in Internal […]

Prof. Dr. Shigeo Kono

Director and Diabetologist WHO-collaborating centre for Diabetes Treatment and Education, National Hospital Organization, Kyoto Medical Center, Kyoto, Japan Dr Shigeo Kono is from Kyoto in Japan. […]

Matthew Malone

Podiatrist / Senior Research Fellow Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Australia; Liverpool Diabetes Collaborative Research Unit, Ingham Institute, Sydney, […]

Dr. Zulfiqarali Abbas

Endocrinologist Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Abbas Medical Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Dr. Zulfiqarali G. […]