Named Lecture:
274. Joseph E. Smadel Lectureship: The Momentum of Progress: Malaria Eradication and the Grand Convergence
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 3:45 PM-4:30 PM
Room: 20--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe current malaria eradication approaches and efforts globally
  • list at least two major hurdles to achieving global malaria eradication

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

Tracks: Trainee, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  James M. Hughes, MD, FIDSA, Emory University

CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


J. M. Hughes, None

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