Max Chernesky, PhD

St. Joseph's Healthcare/McMaster University
50 Charlton Avenue East
Microbiology Dept. Room L424
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8N4A6

Biographical Sketch:
2003-present--Professor Emeritus, Departments of Pediatrics, and Pathology and Molecular Medicine McMaster University Hamilton, ON Canada 2000-2003--Professor of Pediatrics, and Pathology and Molecular Medicine McMaster University 1990-2000--Director of Medical Microbiology, and Head of Medical Microbiology Services, Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program 1984-1990--Head of Microbiology Services, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario 1984-2003--Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University 1977-1983--Director - McMaster University Regional Virology and Chlamydiology Laboratories and Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Pathology 1973-1976--Virologist - Hamilton Regional Virology Laboratory Professional non-medical Consulting Staff, St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics McMaster University, Hamilton 1970-1972--Professional Research Assistant (M.R.C.) and Clinical Instructor-Department of Pediatrics McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario 1969-1970--Postdoctoral Fellow University of British Columbia Numerous awards such as the Diagnostic Virology Award from the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology 1996, and the Canadian College of Microbiologists Distinguished Service Award 2003 Author or coauthor of more than 200 publications and book chapters primarily relating diagnostic virology and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) spanning over a 40 year career. Numerous presentations at scientific meetings both nationally and internationally and as invited speaker or lecturer.