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Invited Panels

Sunday, March 24
Keynote Session 
  • Peter Drotman, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Jeffrey Koplan, Director, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • James Hughes, Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Gail Cassell, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN
  • Patty Stonesifer, Executive Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA
Monday, March 25
Panel Sessions at 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Zoonotic Diseases Panel
  • Surveillance of Livestock for Zoonotic Diseases and Veterinary Bio-Threat Agents
    William D. 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
  • Shared Animal and Human Influenza Viruses: a Role in the Next Pandemic?
    Kennedy F. Shortridge, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
  • Preventing Human Disease by Controlling Pathogen Transmission in the Animal Reservoir
    Charles E. Rupprecht, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Innovative Surveillance Systems Panel 
  • Syndromic Surveillance in a Managed Care Setting
    Richard Platt, Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • BT Surveillance in NYC
    Farzad Mostashari, Bureau of Communicable Disease, New York City Dept of Health, New York, NY
  • CD Electronic surveillance in the UK and EU
    Michael Catchpole, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, England
  • PulseNet and Beyond
    Balasubra Swaminathan, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Foodborne/Waterborne Disease Panel
  • 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
  • Food Safety: Perceived Risk and Public Trust
    Carol Tucker Foreman, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, DC
Disease Eradication Panel
  • Overveiw
    Walter Dowdle, Task Force for Child Survival and Development; Atlanta, GA
  • 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 Chagas Disease
    Gabriel Schmunis, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC
  • Eradication of T. solium Cysticercosis
    Peter Schantz, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Public Health Policy/Law Panel 
  • Foodborne Disease
    Leslie Kux, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD
  • Bioterrorism
    Richard Hoffman, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
  • West Nile Virus Outbreak
    Wilfredo Lopez, New York City Department of Health, New York, NY
  • Gobal Health and International Regulations
    David Fidler, School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Tuesday, March 26
Panel Sessions at 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Preventing Infectious Disease Through Behavioral Change Panel
  • The Essential Role of Behavior and Social Sciences in the Prevention of Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Emily Zielinski-Gutiérrez, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
  • Bringing Dengue Prevention Down to Earth: Evaluation of a Head Start Project in Puerto Rico
    Carmen L. Pérez Guerra, CDC, San Juan, PR
  • Increasing Water Vessel Use in Kenya
    Philip S. Makutsa, CARE International in Kenya, Homa Bay, Kenya
  • Sex Workers as Targets of and Agents for HIV/STI Prevention
    Rafael Mazin, Pan American Health Organization HCA/HCP, Washington, DC
Pathogen Discovery Panel
  • Clusters of Clinical Syndromes in Patients with Unexplained Encephalitis
    Carol Glaser, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA
  • Proteomics and Pathogen Discovery
    Donald Hunt, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • The New Human Metapneumovirus
    Albert Osterhaus, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Multiple Array Technology To Look for mRNA Patterns Associated with Disease and Pathogens
    David A. Relman, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Emerging Issues in Healthcare Settings Panel 
  • Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance
    Barry Farr, University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA
  • Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections
    Leonard Mermel, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
  • Patient Safety: Applying Industrial Quality Models in Healthcare Settings To Improve Outcomes
    Julie Gerberding, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • The Role of Healthcare Systems in Bioterrorism Preparedness
    Trish Perl, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

The World and Its Moving Parts: An Overview

  • The World and Its Moving Parts: An Overview
    Martin Cetron, CDC, Atlanta
  • Global Migration and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Daniele Grondin, International Organization for Migration, Geneva, Switzerland
  • The Globalization of Our Food Supply: Implications for Emerging Infections
    Michael Osterholm, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Emerging Vectorborne Disease: The Case of Yellow Fever
    C.J. Peters, University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Anthrax 2001: Lessons that Stunned Us Panel
  • Inhalation Anthrax in Florida
    Steve Wiersma, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL
  • Cutaneous Anthrax in New York City
    Marcelle Layton, New York Department of Health, New York, NY
  • Anthrax in the U.S. Postal System
    Michele L. Pearson, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Inhalation Anthrax of Unknown Source
    James L. Hadler, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, CT
Wednesday, March 27
Panel Sessions at 10:30 - 12:00 PM
Anatomy of Emerging Infectious Diseases 
  • Impact of the BSE/vCJD Outbreak: U.S. Concerns for TSEs
    Ermias Belay, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • The Agent: Prions as Emerging Infectious Particles
    David Bolton, New York State Institute for Basic Research, Staten Island, NY
  • The Reservoir: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and What's Been Done About It
    Dagmar Heim, Swiss Federal Veterinary Office, Bern-Liebefeld, Switzerland
  • The Unfolding Variant (vCJD) Epidemic
    Robert Will, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Computerized Decision Support for Appropriate Antimicrobial Drug Prescribing
    Matthew Samore, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Implications of Gene Transfer and Inducible Resistance for Successful Therapy
    Abigail Salyers, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC
  • Promoting Appropriate Antimicrobial Drug Use in Developing Countries
    Sayomporn Sirinavin, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Prospects for New Antimicrobial Drug Development: Industry Perspective
    Gail Cassell, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN
Emerging Vaccines for Emerging Diseases
  • Anthrax Vaccines
    Arthur Friedlander, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD
  • Group B Meningococcal Vaccines
    Gustavo Sierra, Finlay Institute, Havana, Cuba
  • New Technologies and Vaccine Development
    Margaret Ann Liu, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA
  • Rotavirus Vaccines in Development
    Rajiv Bahn, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Foreign Policy and Infectious Disease
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases: The World Bank Perspective
    O.K. Pannenborg, The World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria (New Political/Economic Model for Addressing Priority Infectious Diseases)
    Bill Steiger, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington DC
  • Infectious Diseases and U.S. Foreign Policy from a State Deptartment Perspective
    Jack Chow, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
Infectious Diseases in Aging Populations
  • Biology of Aging
    Steven Castle, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Biology of Immune Senescence
    Richard Miller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • HIV in the Older Patient
    Bradley Bender, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Impact of Aging on the Epidemiology of Infections in Adults
    Thomas Yoshikawa, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA

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