607. Dengue in U.S.: What You Need to Know
Session: Symposium: Emerging Infections in Children
Friday, October 4, 2013: 9:30 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 130-131 (Hall E)
Kay Tomashek, MD, MPH, Dengue Branch, CDC, San Juan, PR

Kay Tomashek, M.D., M.P.H., D.T.M. is the Chief of the Epidemiology Section at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Dengue Branch in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dr. Kay Tomashek is a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service who began her career at CDC in 1997 as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer assigned to the International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch. She was then assigned to the State of Georgia where she completed a Preventive Medicine Residency. Dr. Kay Tomashek completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree and a Diploma Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers Health (DTM) from Tulane University in New Orleans. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha. Dr. Tomashek completed a Residency in Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, and is board certified in both Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics.

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