Program Schedule

Hot Topics in the Tropics

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 118-ABC

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • identify recent developments in tropical virology and parisitology relevant to public health and travelers' health to incorporate into clinical practice
  • review recent developments in tropical bacteriology, including drug resistant bacteria and hospital epidemiology in the developing world setting, relevant to public health, global health and travelers' health to incorporate into clinical practice

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Joseph Vinetz, MD, FIDSA, University of California San Diego

2:00 PM
Hot Topics in Tropical Virology
Daniel Bausch, MD, MPH&TM
2:30 PM
Tropical Bacteriology
Yukari Manabe, MD
3:00 PM
Tropical Parasitology
Beth Kirkpatrick, MD

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


J. Vinetz, None

D. Bausch, None

Y. Manabe, None

B. Kirkpatrick, None

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