Program Schedule

When Bigger is Not Better - Infectious Diseases and Obesity

Friday, October 10, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 115-ABC
Co-organized with the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the specific alterations in immune responses in obese patients
  • explain multifactorial etiology of obesity, including adipogenic microbes with specific focus on adenovirus 36 (Ad36) in human obesity
  • discuss which anti-infective agents require dose adjustment for obese patients

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  Ravi Jhaveri, MD, FIDSA, Duke University Medical Center and Debra Palazzi, MD, MEd, Baylor Coll of Med and Texas Children's Hosp (TCH)

2:30 PM

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-129-L01-P


R. Jhaveri, None

D. Palazzi, None

M. Beck, None

N. Dhurandhar, United States Patents: Have obtained and applied for patents to protect some of the intellectual property discussed in the presentation, No money received.

M. Pai, None

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