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Monday, March 25
Meet the Experts 1A 
  • Emerging Vectorborne Infections
    Duane Gubler, CDC, Fort Collins, CO; Barry Beatty, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Meet the Experts 1B
  • Laboratory Capacity
    Ray Arthur, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland; Brad Kay, WHO, Lyon, France
Plenary Session I
  • Bioterrorism Preparedness: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities
    James Hughes, Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Emerging and Reemerging STDs
    Gail A. Bolan, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA
Plenary Session II
  • Impact of Infectious Agents on Farming and Food Production
    Peter J. Walker, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Indooroopilly, Australia
  • The Interface of Animal and Human Health
    Corrie Brown, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Slide Sessions 

Foodborne Illness and Antibiotic Resistance

  • Campylobacter coli—What’s the Big Deal?
    Sarah O'Brien, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
  • Is Drinking Water a Risk Factor for Endemic Cryptosporidiosis in the Immunocompetent General Population of the San Francisco Bay Area?
    Asheena Khalakdina, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • Real-time International Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance by the Enter-net Surveillance Network
    Ian Fisher, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom
  • Washington Clinical Laboratory Initiative—Assessment of Laboratory Practice
    Jon Counts, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Latebreakers I

  • Changes in Circulating Enterovirus Serotypes in the United States, 2001
    Andy Mullins, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg Infections Associated with Green Grapes—Western States, 2001
    A.B. Cronquist, CDC, Denver, CO
  • Are Martha's Vineyard Landscapers at Increased Risk for Tularemia?Massachusetts, 2001
    K.A. Feldman, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
  • First Isolation of Human Metapneumovirus in Australia
    Theo Sloots, Royal Children's Hospital and Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Molecular Diagnostics and Epidemiology I

  • A Molecular Approach to the Epidemiology of Giardia duodenalis in a Peruvian Shantytown
    Paul Hoover, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Detection and Typing of Enterovirus in Cerebrospinal Fluid
    Blair Rosen, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, NY
  • Incidence and Type Distribution of Astrovirus Among Spanish Children
    Alicia Sánchez-Fauquier, Centro Nacional de MicrobiologĂ­a, Madrid, Spain
  • Increasing Detection of Malaria in U.S. Hospitals Using the OptiMAL Rapid Diagnostic Test
    Carol Palmer, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Smallpox Response

  • Clinical and Epidemiologic Features of Smallpox
    Stanley Foster, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Clinical Management of Smallpox Patients
    Peter L. Havens, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Smallpox Vaccine and Vaccination Strategies
    Joanne Cono, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Virology and Diagnosis of Smallpox
    Russell Regnery, CDC, Atlanta, GA

Vectorborne Diseases I

  • Microheterogenicity of the Volgograd Clone of West Nile Virus
    Alexander Platonov, Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Rapid Screening and Identification of West Nile Virus in Captive and Wild Birds Using Non-Invasive Environmental Samples and a Portable TaqMan RT-PCR
    Johnny Callahan, Tetracore, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD
  • The Emergence of Rift Valley Fever in the Arabian Peninsula, 2000
    Hammam El Sakka, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
  • West Nile Virus First Transmission Season in Florida, 2001—More Than 400 Horse Cases and 170 Chicken Seroconversions but Only Sporadic Human Disease
    Carina Blackmore, Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, FL


Bring Your Lunch 

First Encounters with New Diseases: The Clinician's Perspective

  • First Encounters with New Diseases: The Clinician's Perspective
    Merle Sande, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Panel Sessions 

Disease Eradication

  • Eradication of Chagas Disease
    Gabriel Schmunis, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC
  • Eradication of Dracunculiasis
    Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Eradication of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis
    Eric Ottesen, Lymphatic Filariasis Support Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Eradication of T. solium Cysticercosis
    Peter Schantz, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Overview
    Walter Dowdle, Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Atlanta, GA

Foodborne/Waterborne Disease

  • Food Safety: Perceived Risk and Public Trust
    Carol Tucker Foreman, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, DC
  • Public Health and Policy Implications of the Recent Large Drinking Water Outbreaks in Canada
    Andrea Ellis, Center for Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • The Risk of Food and Water Contamination from Animal Manure
    Christine Moe, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Innovative Surveillance Systems

  • BT Surveillance in NYC
    Farzad Mostashari, Bureau of Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health, New York, NY
  • CD Electronic Surveillance in the UK and EU
    Michael Catchpole, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom
  • PulseNet and Beyond
    Balasubra Swaminathan, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Syndromic Surveillance in a Managed Care Setting
    Richard Platt, Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Public Health Policy/Law

  • Bioterrorism
    Richard Hoffman, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
  • Foodborne Disease
    Leslie Kux, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD
  • Global Health, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and International Regulations
    David Fidler, School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • West Nile Virus in New York City
    Wilfredo Lopez, New York City Department of Health, New York, NY

Zoonotic Diseases

  • Preventing Human Disease by Controlling Pathogen Transmission in the Animal Reservoir
    Charles Rupprecht, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Shared Animal and Human Influenza Viruses: A Role in the Next Pandemic?
    Kennedy Shortridge, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
  • Surveillance of Livestock for Zoonotic Diseases and Veterinary Bio-Threat Agents
    William Hueston, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • The Emergence of Infectious Diseases Among Wildlife and the Origin of Human Zoonoses
    Peter Daszak, Consortium for Conservation Medicine, Palisades, NY
Slide Sessions 

Antimicrobial Resistance I

  • Shigella dysenteriae Serotype 1 in West Africa: Intervention Strategy for an Outbreak in Sierra Leone, 1999-2000
    Philippe Guerin, Epicentre, Paris, France
  • Antibiotic Susceptibility and the Mechanisms of Macrolide Resistance in Invasive Group B Streptococcus, Minnesota, 1998 and 2000
    Joanne Bartkus, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
  • High Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance in Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC); Minnesota 2000-2001
    John Besser, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
  • Multi-Drug Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae with Decreased Susceptibility to Cefixime, Hawaii, 2001
    Susan Wang, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Prevalence and Consequences of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Campylobacter Infections: NARMS 1997-2000
    Jennifer McClellan, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • The Acquisition of Ciprofloxacin Resistance in Travel-Associated and Home-Acquired Campylobacter jejuni Infection: A Case-Case Comparison
    Iain Gillespie, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom


  • Enhanced Emergency Department Surveillance System Following the World Trade Disaster—New York City, September 14 to October 10, 2001
    Debjani Das, New York Department of Health, New York, NY
  • Laboratory Response in the Commonwealth of Virginia to the Intentional Release of Bacillus anthracis
    Denise Pettit, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, Richmond, VA
  • Monitoring of Human Exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis After Aerial Applications for Insect Control
    David Levin, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Public Health Laboratory Response to an Anthrax Incident in Connecticut
    Donald Mayo, Connecticut State Health Department, Hartford, CT
  • Rapid Molecular Identification of B. anthracis in New York State in Response to Recent Bioterrorism Incidents
    Kimberlee Musser, New York, State Department of Health, Albany, NY
  • Threat Letter Menace: The Fiji Experience
    Kamal Kishore, Fiji School of Medicine, Suva, Fiji

Chronic Diseases

  • Failure to Detect C. pneumoniae in Atherosclerotic Specimens
    Silvio Pitlik, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikvah, Israel
  • Intestinal Anaerobic Bacteria in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Paavo Toivanen, Turku University, Turku, Finland
  • Outbreak of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii in a Restricted Zone in British Columbia
    Mike Starr, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Postdiarrheal Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in New York State
    H.H. Chang, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
  • Prevalence of Hepatitis C and other Chronic Liver Disease Etiologies in Primary Care Practices
    Andre Sofair, Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT
  • Tuberculosis Gene Deletion Typing, Not YATM ("Yet Another Typing Method")
    Yves Goguet, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Emerging Zoonoses I

  • An Outbreak of Salmonella Javiana Associated with Amphibian Contact—Mississippi, 2001
    Padmini Srikantiah, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Detection and Genetic Analysis of Swine Hepatitis E Virus in Farm Waste
    Theresa Cromeans, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Emergence of Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis in Dogs in North America
    Zandra Duprey, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Enhanced Laboratory-Based Surveillance of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O157, the Netherlands
    Yvonne Van Duynhoven, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
  • Outbreaks of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Serotype Typhimurium Infections Associated with Small Animal Veterinary Facilities in Idaho, Minnesota, and Washington, 1999
    Jennifer Wright, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Outbreaks of Salmonellosis at Elementary Schools Associated with Dissection of Owl Pellets
    Fred Anderson, Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment, Stillwater, NM

Foodborne and Waterborne Illness I

  • Challenges in the Interpretation of Classical and Molecular Epidemiology Results; Two Calicivirus Outbreaks Due to Oysters, Denmark at New Year 2000
    Francois-Xavier Hanon, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Changing Epidemiological Patterns of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis in Barbados: Implications for Tourism and Trade
    Lisa Indar-Harrinauth, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Coordinating Environmental Public Health Practice with Epidemiology and Laboratory Analysis: A Waterborne Outbreak of "Norwalk-like Virus" in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming
    Scott Seys, Wyoming Department of Health, Cheyenne, WY
  • Health Impact of the Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis Phage Type 4 Epidemic
    Goutam Adak, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
  • Outbreak of Viral Gastroenteritis and an Ill Baker Who Should Have Known Better: Novel Application of E-mail for Rapid Investigation
    Marc-Alain Widdowson, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Sesame-Seed Paste Caused an International Outbreak Due to Salmonella Typhimurium DT104—The Investigation in Norway
    Ole Alvseike, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

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