University of Wisconsin–Madison

Zoonoses & One Health June Conference Call

An hour of discussion on ticks and tickborne diseases from accredited epidemiologists via conference call. The Veterinary Diagnostic Center is hosting a listening session for the conference call or you may call in at the number below.

Tentative schedule of speakers is as follows:

News from the CDC One Health Office
Casey Barton Behravesh MS, DVM, DrPH, DACVPM
Captain, U.S. Public Health Service 
Director, One Health Office
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Tickborne Rickettsial Diseases: Updated Guidelines for Patient Diagnosis and Management
Naomi Drexler, MPH
Epidemiologist 
Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
404-718-4669NDrexler@cdc.gov

 

Borrelia mayonii: An Emerging Tickborne Pathogen
Elizabeth Schiffman, MPH, MA
Epidemiologist Senior
Minnesota Department of Health
Foodborne, Waterborne, Vectorborne, and Zoonotic Diseases Section
Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control Division
651-201-5077Elizabeth.schiffman@state.mn.us

 

The Heat Is On: Killing Blacklegged Ticks in Residential Washers and Dryers to Prevent Tickborne Diseases
Christina Nelson, MD, MPH
Medical Epidemiologist
Division of Vector-Borne Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
970-225-4259CNelson2@cdc.gov

Next call will be: August 3rd, 2016
 
Contact for monthly conference call:
ZOHUCall@cdc.gov
For more information about One Health at CDC:
www.cdc.gov/onehealth