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Study Tour: Infectious Diseases Surveillance and Alert

 

Date

Title

Speaker

August 15 Vanderbilt University

8:30-10:00

Welcome and Introduction to Public Health in TN

William Schaffner

10:15-12:00

Influenza surveillance and pandemic planning

Marie R. Griffin

12:00-1:30

Lunch

William Schaffner

1:30-2:30

T.B. control and surveillance

Timothy R. Sterling

2:30-3:30

SARS research at Vanderbilt University

Mark R Denison

3:30-4:30

Public health impact of new children’s vaccines in USA

Kathryn M Edwards 

August 16 TN Health Department

8:30-12

Surveillance and Epidemiology at the state level 

Allen S. Craig and

Timothy Jones, with staff from the TN State Dept. of Health

HIV/AIDS/STD Section

Tennessee Emerging Infections Program

Epidemiological Surveillance and Alert System for Communicable Diseases

Public Health response to Bioterrorism

August 17 TN Health Department

TBD

HIV/AIDS in China

Xinhua Sun and colleagues

8:30-5:00

Field trips to Mid-Cumberland Dept. of Health and Nashville Metro Dept. of Health

Allen Craig and Tim Jones coordinators

August 18 Vanderbilt University

8:30-10:00

HIV/AIDS work at Vanderbilt U: the Center for AIDS Research

David Haas and

Timothy Sterling

10:15-11:15

Cancer epidemiology research in China

Wei Zheng

11:15-12:00

Molecular Biology research at Vanderbilt U.

Yiwei Tang 

12:00-1:30

Lunch

Peter Wright

1:30-4:00

Tour of Vanderbilt University and Meharry Medical College

Yujiang Jia

7:00-10:00

Evening activity in Nashville

Yujiang Jia and Yan Xiao

August 19 Vanderbilt University

8:00-9:45

Global HIV/AIDS control and prevention

Sten H. Vermund

10:00-11:00

HIV/STD collaborations between Vanderbilt and China

Sten H. Vermund

11:00-12:00

HIV/AIDS in China (all invited, hosted by Institute for Global Health)

Xinhua Sun and colleagues

12:00-1:00

Lunch in the Dean’s Suite (hosted by the Dean and the Chief of Staff)

Steven Gabbe and Lynn Webb

1:00-5:00

Course feedback and visit to Nashville sites of interest

Yujiang Jia and Yan Xiao


Host faculty from Vanderbilt, Meharry, and TN Dept. of Public Health

Sten H. Vermund

Professor and Chair, Institute of Global Health, Vanderbilt University

William Shaffner

Professor and Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Marie R. Griffin

Professor and Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Kathryn M Edwards

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University

Timothy R. Sterling

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Mark R Denison

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University

Allen S. Craig 

State Epidemiologist, Tennessee Department Health

Timothy Jones

Deputy State Epidemiologist, Tennessee Department Health

Richard D’Aquila

Professor and Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

George Hill

Associate Dean for Diversity in Medical Education, Vanderbilt University

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Meharry Medical College

Wei Zheng

Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Yi-Wei Tang

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

 

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