Online Program

General Topics in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Attendees will obtain an understanding of Malaria disparity in Kenya, intervention strategies to reduce malaria, a syphilis outbreak in Houston and its co-occurance with HIV and finally gonorrhea surveillance efforts in Richmond, VA.
Session Objectives: Identify some of the variables that contribute to malaria disparity List some of the intervention strategies that can reduce malaria prevalence Compare HIV and syphilis co-morbidity in Houston/Harris County in 2011 and 2012 Analyze the spatial distribution of gonorrhea surveillance data in Richmond, Virginia.
Perrianne Lurie, MD, MPH

Introductory Remarks
Effective reproductive number for measles in the United States (2002-2011)   
Seth Blumberg, M.D Ph.D, Wayne Enanoria, M.P.H., Ph.D., James Lloyd-Smith, Ph.D., Thomas Lietman, M.D. and Travis Porco, PhD
Outbreak in the age of syphilis elimination: Houston's 2012 syphilis outbreak and response   
Camden Hallmark, MPH, Divina Oweis, MPH, Marlene McNeese-Ward and Lupita Thornton, BS
Spatial analysis of gonorrhea surveillance data in Richmond, Virginia   
Meaghan Munn, MPH, Steven A. Cohen, DrPH, MPH and River Pugsley, PhD, MPH
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Veterinary Public Health

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