3381.0 Topics of Veterinary Public Health interest including: animals and disaster, dog bites, antimicrobial usage and resistance and zoonoses

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
This session will provide an overview of some of the key current topics of Veterinary Public Health interes. These topics affect national and local policy. The review will provide a springboard for further discussion and action.
Session Objectives: 1. List three topics of current Veterinary Public Health interest. 2. Describe the challenges associated with antimicrobial use in farm animals. 3. Analyze dog bite occurences in a major city.
James E. Dale, DVM, MPH, MBA
James E. Dale, DVM, MPH, MBA

2:30 PM
Burden of Dog Bites Higher in Low SES Cities of Los Angeles County, 2009
Mirna Ponce, MPH, MA, Jennifer Piron, MPH, Lisa V. Smith, MS, DrPH, Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS and Karen Ehnert, DVM, MPVM
2:45 PM
Using administrative medical claims data to estimate underreporting and map spatio-temporal clusters of infectious zoonotic diseases in Tennessee
Stephen Jones, PhD, William Conner, PhD, Soyal Momin, MS, MBA, Inga Himelright, MD, MBA and Sherri Zink, BS
3:15 PM
Describing the Epidemiological Landscape of Tuberculosis, Enteroviruses, Enterobacteriaceae, and Gastrointestinal Parasites in New World Primates and their Caretakers in the Peruvian Jungle
Marieke H. Rosenbaum, Bruno Ghersi, Med Vet, Jorge Nunez, Biol, MSc, Alicia K. Wilbur, PhD, Patricia Mendoza, Med Vet, Kimberly A. Edgel, PhD, Andres G. Lescano, MHS, MHS, PhD, Matthew R. Kasper, PhD, Silvia M. Montano, MD, Joseph R. Zunt, MD MPH FACP and Lisa Jones-Engel, PhD
3:30 PM
Significant Chagas Disease Transmission by a Previously Overlooked Vector
Karen Alroy, Christine Huang, MS, Victor Quispe-Machaca, Jenny Annca-Juarez, Cesar Naquira, MD, Robert Gilman, MD, DTM&H, Caryn Bern, MD, MPH and Michael Levy, PhD

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Organized by: Veterinary Public Health
Endorsed by: Environment

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)