JUNE 19, 2009

Being held at
The Mayo Clinic
Gonda Building
Lecture 14-102
200 First Street Southwest
Rochester, Minnesota 55905

Sponsored by
Heartland National TB Center

with the support of
Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic


There is no charge to attend this workshop but pre-registration is mandatory and space is limited to 50 participants.

Deadline to register is:
June 5, 2009

Register at:


Friday, June 19, 2009
8:00 A.M. Sign In / Registration
8:20 A.M. Welcome and Introductions
8:30 A.M. TB Epidemiology Overview
9:15 A.M. XDR-TB: Epidemiology, Management, and Control
10:00 A.M. Mycobacterial Laboratory Science Update
10:45 A.M. BREAK
11:00 A.M. LTBI and TB Disease Updates
11:45 A.M. Genotyping
12:30 P.M. LUNCH
1:15 P.M. Recent Findings and Activities of the TB Trial Consortium
2:00 P.M. TB Vaccine
2:45 P.M. BREAK
3:00 P.M. TB and HIV Medications
3:45 P.M. Questions & Answers
4:00 P.M. Evaluations, Awarding of CME and CNE Credits

For more information, please contact:

Erika Kido
erika.kido @ u t h c t . e d u
(210) 531-4538

NO commercial support was given or received for this Heartland provided continuing educational activity.


Timothy Aksamit, MD
Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Bill Burman, MD
Medical Director of the Infectious Diseases Clinic of Denver Public Health

Wendy A. Cronin, PhD, MT(ASCP)
Division of TB Control, Refugee and Migrant Health
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Patricio Escalante, MD
Senior Associate Consultant
Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Dan Hoft, MD, PhD
Director, Department of Immunobiology
Saint Louis University

Giovanni Battista Migliori, MD
Scientific Advisor and Chair Scientific Committee
Stop TB Italy

Deb Sodt, RN, MPH
TB Program Manager
Minnesota Department of Health

Nancy Wengenack, PhD
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic

John Wilson, MD
Infectious Diseases
Mayo Clinic


CME: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

CNE: Heartland National TB Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Heartland National TB Center will offer 6.25 Nursing Continuing Education Credits for successful completion of this educational activity.

To obtain contact hours, nurses must complete and return the Certificate of Successful Completion and Attendance Verification Form and the participant evaluation form.


This program targets the clinician who is actively engaged in the management of patients with, or at risk of, tuberculosis.


The format for the conference is lecture presentation with audience discussion and participation. There will be ample time for questions and answers.


The goal of the program is to enhance the expertise of providers to improve the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with TB by sharing the latest information on tuberculosis.


Using highly interactive lectures and research updates, participants will be able to: list the current epidemiology of TB globally and in the US; discuss the epidemiology, management and control of XDR-TB; describe recent laboratory tools for the diagnosis and evaluation of Mycobacterial disease; identify the most recent updates for the clinical management and treatment of LTBI and TB disease; discuss current tools for the molecular characterization of M. tuberculosis; and list the newest findings from TB medication research, TB vaccine developments and TB/HIV care and treatment updates.


Rochester Marriott Mayo Clinic Area
Reservation Number: 1-877-623-7775

Reservation Group Name: HNTC Medical Consulting Meeting

Reservation cutoff: Monday, May 18, 2009

Location: 101 First Avenue Southwest, Rochester, Minnesota 55902

Phone: 507-280-6000

Transportation: RTS Shuttle from Rochester Airport $11.50 each way. No reservations needed.


The vision of Heartland National TB Center is to provide excellence, expertise, and innovation in training, medical consultation, and product development to reduce the impact of tuberculosis in our region.


The mission of the Heartland National TB Center is to build capacity with our partners. We will share expertise in the treatment and prevention of tuberculosis by: developing and implementing cutting-edge trainings, delivering expert medical consultation, providing technical assistance, and designing innovative educational and consultative products.

Heartland National TB Center
2303 SE Military Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78223
Phone: 1 (800) TEX-LUNG
Fax: (210) 531-4590