952. Smorgasbord of 2018 Foodborne Outbreaks: Lessons Learned
Session: Symposium: Late Breaker Outbreaks
Friday, October 5, 2018: 10:55 AM
Room: S 305-314
Robert V. Tauxe, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Robert Tauxe is Director of the CDC Division charged with prevention and control of foodborne, waterborne and fungal infections. The Division monitors the frequency of these infections in the United States, investigates outbreaks, and develops strategies to reduce the disease, disability and deaths that they cause. Dr. Tauxe graduated from Yale University in 1975, and received his medical degree from Vanderbilt Medical School. He completed an internal medicine residency, trained at CDC in the Epidemic Intelligence Service, and joined CDC staff in 1985. His interests include bacterial enteric diseases, epidemiology and pathogenesis of infectious diseases, epidemiologic and clinical consequences of bacterial genetic exchange, antimicrobial use and resistance to antimicrobial agents, and teaching epidemiologic methods. His faculty appointments include the School of Public Health and the Department of Biology at Emory University, Atlanta. Dr. Tauxe has written/co-authored 294 journal articles, letters and book chapters.

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