Program Schedule

Novel and Emerging Tick-borne Diseases

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 114
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe recent changes in the epidemilology of Lyme disease, Rickettsial infections and Babesiosis
  • recognize recent emerging tick borne diseases

Target Audience: Public health practitioners, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  Paul Mead, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Lyle Petersen, MD, MPH, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention

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

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


P. Mead, None

L. Petersen, None

P. Mead, None

R. Massung, None

J. Gelfand, Alexion: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Protom International: Board Member and Shareholder, stock
N-of-One Therapeutics, Inc.: Scientific Advisor and Shareholder, stock
Henry Schein,Inc: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

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