790. Epidemiology of Lethal Gastrointestinal Infections with a Focus on Cholera
Session: Mini-Symposium: Lethal Gastrointestinal Infections
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 7:00 AM
Room: 253ABC

Eric Mintz, MD, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Mintz received his MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1984, completed a residency at Harlem Hospital, and received an MPH from Columbia University in 1989. He joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an EIS Officer in 1989, and joined the Enteric Diseases Branch at CDC as a Preventive Medicine Resident in 1991. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine. Dr Mintz is currently the Leader of the Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Epidemiology Team at CDC, where his professional interests include interventions to prevent cholera, dysentery, typhoid fever, and other enteric infections in the developing world. He has worked on public health projects in Latin America, Africa, and Asia, and holds faculty appointments at the schools of Medicine and of Public Health at Emory University. Dr. Mintz has co-authored over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and other scientific publications.

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