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GUMC hosts half-day symposium on emerging diseases that spread from animals to humans
Date:3/8/2013

WASHINGTON Georgetown University Medical Center will host a half-day symposium exploring emerging zoonotic diseases contagious diseases that spread between animals and humans, which can be caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi carried by animals and insects. Attendees will be updated on a novel emerging coronavirus diagnosed in 14 people from the UK and Middle Eastern countries since April 2012.

What: Emerging Zoonotic Diseases, The Novel Coronavirus & "One Health"

When: Friday, April 5, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC)

Media RSVP by 5 p.m., April 1: Karen Mallet km463@georgetown.edu

Conference Agenda:

8:30 a.m. Registration
8:45 a.m. Welcome: Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, GUMC

Harry Parker PhD, DVM
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, GUMC

9:00 a.m. Zoonoses, One Health, & Pro-MED: Linking Medical and Veterinary Communities
Lawrence Madoff, MD
Editor, Pro-MED
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

9:30 a.m. Intersection of Human and Animal Diseases: Emerging Zoonotic Diseases of Livestock
Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, DACVM
National Program Leader, Animal Health
National Program Staff, Animal Production and Protection
U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service

10:00 a.m. Emerging Arthropod-Vectored Zoonotic Diseases of Concern to Livestock and Human Health
Daniel Strickman, PhD
Acting Director, Overseas Biological Control Laboratories
National Program Leader for Veterinary, Medical, and Urban Epidemiology
U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service

10:30-10:50 a.m. Break

10:50 a.m. Infections with the Novel Coronavirus 2012-13 in Jordan, KSA, Qatar, & the UK: Past-as-Prologue Lessons for "Day One" of this Emerging Virus in the USA 2013
Daniel Lucey MD, MPH
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, GUMC

11:15 a.m. Tracking Bats Linked to Human Diseases: From Nipah Virus in
Malaysia and Bangladesh to the Novel Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia
Jonathan Epstein DVM, MPH
Vice President, EcoHealth Alliance, New York City

11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion with Speakers
Facilitators: Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH, and Joseph Kozlovac, MS, RBP, CBSP, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, GUMC

12:45 p.m.: Concluding Remarks: Hank Parker and Daniel Lucey, PhD, MPH


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Contact: Karen Mallet
km463@georgetown.edu
Georgetown University Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

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