Dr. Davidson H. Hamer, Professor of Global Health & Medicine, Boston University, and Director of the Boston Medical Center Travel Clinic, described the epidemiology, clinical manifestations and laboratory diagnosis of these emerging arboviral threats as well as their risk assessment and prevention strategies, including vaccines. This talk was presented to ID and Med Micro professionals […]
The morning of May 6, 2017 dawned grey and unsettled in Toronto, which was an improvement over the near-continual rain of the preceding week. An intrepid group of about 25 runners congregated outside the Sheraton Centre Hotel on Queen Street West to begin a historical/medical tour of central Toronto over the course of the run. […]
These plenary talks were presented at the 2017 AMMI Canada/CACMID Annual Conference in Toronto, ON, during May 3-6, 2017: What’s Hot in Adult & Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Quality Improvement 2017 What’s Hot in Adult Infectious Disease? (Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti, University of Toronto) What’s Hot in Pediatric Infectious Disease? (Dr. Sarah Forgie, University of Alberta) What’s Hot […]
Dr. Francis A. Plummer, Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Medical Microbiology at the University of Manitoba, and recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, gave this inspirational presentaton about emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and important innovations of the National Microbiology Laboratory during his tenure as its director. His lecture was delivered at the […]
Dr. Laurenna Peters, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at Burnaby Hospital, BC and an expert in International and Tropical Medicine with extensive volunteer experience in Asia, Africa, Central and South America, gave this excellent talk at the annual Fraser Health Infectious Disease Symposium on October 15, 2016 at the Surrey Memorial Hospital. Download PDF here.