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Society for Microbial Ecology and Disease (SOMED)

Active Members

Any person interested in intestinal microbial ecology and its relation to health and disease shall be eligible for election to membership.

Associate Members

Associate members shall pay lesser dues than full members and shall have all the privileges of members expect that they may not vote, hold office, or sponsor a nonmember paper. The category of associate member shall be limited to the following: a. Graduate and professional students b. Post - doctoral fellows c. Undergraduate students of biological and medical sciences

Corporate Members

Any business organization or corporation interested in advancing the objectives of the Society shall be eligible for election to corporate membership. A corporate member is entitled to two (2) active memberships.

Emeritus Members

An active member of the Society may become an emeritus member upon retirement. An emeritus member shall have all the privileges of active membership, but shall be relieved of financial obligations to the Society. The members emeritus may not hold office on the Board of Directors except as Immediate Past President.

Executive Council

The business and activities of the Association shall be managed by an elected Executive Council. This Executive Council shall consist of eleven (11) members, including the President elect, President, Immediate Past President, the Secretary, the Treasurer and six Councilors.


The officers of the Society shall be President, President Elect (Vice- President), Secretary, Treasurer and other officers designated by the Executive Council.

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