University of Wisconsin–Madison

CDC Zoonotic Diseases Conference Call

On the first Wednesday of every month the CDC administers three 20 minute interactive sessions from 1-2pm CST. This one hour event incorporates diverse and thought provoking topics with the intent of fostering new collaborations across campuses interested in zoonotic diseases.

Tentative Meeting Agenda
1. Leptospirosis in California sea lions
Katherine Prager DVM, PhD
Research Associate
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
4000 Terasaki Life Science Building
University of California, Los Angeles
310-206-8203kcprager@ucla.edu

2. Overview of USDA/APHIS Wildlife Services National Wildlife Diseases Program
Thomas J. Deliberto, PhD, DVM
Assistant Director
USDA/APHIS Wildlife Services
National Wildlife Research Center
4101 LaPorte Ave.
Fort Collins, CO  80521
970-266-6088Thomas.J.DeLiberto@aphis.usda.gov

3. Zoonosis Education Coalition
Casey Barton Behravesh, DVM, DRPH MS
Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch
National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
404-639-0367DLX9@cdc.gov