Paul A. Granato, Ph.D., DABMM, FAAM
Dr. Granato earned his Ph.D. in microbiology and molecular biology from Syracuse University after graduating from Le Moyne College majoring in biology and chemistry. He then trained in a two-year post-doctoral fellowship program in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases at Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Granato directed several clinical microbiology laboratories over his professional career while serving as a faculty member in the Departments of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology at SUNY Upstate Medical University for over 35 years where he is now Professor Emeritus in Pathology. He has also served on the Editorial Board of Journal of Clinical Microbiology for 9 years and has been a co-editor for Clinical Microbiology Newsletter for over 30 years. Currently, he directs two consolidated clinical microbiology laboratories in Central New York, five laboratories scattered throughout Florida, as well as being actively involved in various clinical research studies. Dr. Granato is board certified in Clinical Microbiology and Public Health by the American Board of Medical Microbiology, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, and is the co-author of two textbooks and over 110 book chapters, scientific articles, and abstracts. Dr. Granato is based in Liverpool, New York.