Online Program

Bloodborne and Sexually Transmitted Infections (Infectious Disease Epidemiology)

Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session will provide attendees with the impact of screening vs. not screening for chlymidia, understand the benefits of disease registry matching and the benefits of patient navigators on hepatitis care.
Session Objectives: Evaluate the impact of screening vs. not-screening for chlamydia during recruit training on PID within 12 months of training. Evaluate the benefit of conducting registry matching as a way to identify infectious disease syndemics Describe the role of culturally-targeted patient navigators in facilitating access to hepatitis care for at-risk African persons

Introductory Remarks
Risk of pelvic inflammatory disease among u.s. active duty females 12 months following recruit training   
Patricia Rohrbeck, MPH, DrPH, CPH, Leslie Clark, PhD, MS, Brad Cannell, MPH and Christine Moranetz, PhD, FAWHP
Effects of cognitive flexibility on the relationship between needle sharing and hepatitis c infection   
Eugene Dunne, MA, Joy Scheidell, MPH, Maria Khan, PhD and William Latimer, PhD, MPH
Matching HIV, TB, viral hepatitis and STD surveillance data: Identification of infectious disease syndemics in New York city   
Ann Drobnik, MPH, Jennifer Fuld, PhD candidate, MA, Jessie Pinchoff, PhD candidate, MPH, Greta Bushnell, MPH candidate, BS and Jay K. Varma, MD
Novel community-based hepatitis b screening program among African immigrants   
Demetri Blanas, MD MPH, Hari Shankar, 4th year medical student, Saria Izzeldin, MD-MPH Candidate, MSIV, Alice Clomegah, Mulusew Bekele, MPH, Motahar Basam, BA, Scott L. Friedman, MD, Douglas T. Dieterich, MD and Ponni V. Perumalswami, MD
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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