Prof. Jacques Acar
Consultant to OIE
Dr Jacques Acar, Emeritus Professor of Microbiology, was formerly Head of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department at Hopital St Joseph, and Chief of the Research Unit on Antimicrobials and Bacterial Resistance at Ecole de Médecine, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris. Dr Jacques Acar was since 1962 at the Pasteur Institute with Prof Chabbert then in Harvard medical school with Prof. Finland working in antimicrobial resistance research. Dr Acar has been collaborating with WHO since 1994 and is consultant to OIE since 1999. Dr Acar is member of American Academy of Microbiology (AAM) since 2000 and chairman of the colloquium AAM on antimicrobial resistance since 2008.