Professor Kosal to study emerging infectious diseases in the southeast

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  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday June 23, 2009 - Wednesday June 24, 2009
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Emory University
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Angela Levin
CISTP
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404-894-3199
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Summary Sentence: Professor Kosal to study emerging infectious diseases in the southeast

Full Summary: INTA Professor Margaret Kosal will attend a June conference on “Factors Influencing Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Southeast.” The conference is sponsored by the Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) led by Emory University.

INTA Professor Margaret Kosal will attend a June conference on Factors Influencing Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Southeast. The conference is sponsored by the Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) led by Emory University including 31 university, public health, and governmental collaborators with experience in disease control and prevention.

Topics to be discussed include demographic patterns affecting disease emergence, global migration implications for the southeast, waterborne disease risk and climate change, vectorborne diseases old and new, and foodborne disease issues.

Following the conference, Professor Kosal will participate in an invitation-only workshop, the Southeast Region Tabletop Exercise, that will include academics, state health officials, laboratory directors, state and public health veterinarians, and representatives of federal organizations. They will identify the issues that arise during a multi-state outbreak in the southeast in order to analyze and alleviate gaps in existing procedures.

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Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP)

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Infectious diseases, INTA, Kosal
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  • Created On: May 25, 2010 - 8:56am
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