Friday, February 17, 2012

Investigating Outbreaks: The Epidemic Intelligence Service

Investigating Outbreaks: The Epidemic Intelligence Service
A presentation and panel discussion with
Mark Pendergrast
author of Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
4:30 p.m.
Sullivan Classroom, Medical Education Center 200
University of Vermont
Reception to follow
Since 1951, Epidemic Intelligence Service officers have investigated new diseases such as Legionnaires’ disease, Lassa fever, Ebola, AIDS, hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, and Lyme disease.
Hear from some of these leaders who serve as public health detectives in stopping the spread of disease.
Co-sponsored by the Vermont Public Health Association (VtPHA), UVM College of Nursing & Health Sciences, UVM College of Medicine, and the Vermont Department of Health.
For more information, contact 656.0525

Posted by: Kairn Kelley

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