Dr. Davidson H. Hamer, Project Lead of the GeoSentinel Global Surveillance Network and Professor of Global Health & Medicine, Boston University, gave a fascinating analysis of travel-related illnesses and outbreaks reported to the Network during 2007-2011, including Zika virus infections and acqusition of multidrug antimicrobial resistant microorganisms. His talk was presented at the Intercity Rounds […]
What's Hot in Infectious Diseases
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 […]
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.