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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) and Extensively-Drug Resistant (XDR) TB —
Webinar - August 17, 2007

Agenda

Session Presenter
Welcome and Overview Kenneth G. Castro, MD
Assistant Surgeon General, USPHS
Director, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MDR/XDR TB: Global Problem, Domestic Implications L. Masae Kawamura, MD
Director, TB Control Section
San Francisco Department of Public Health
Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center
University of California, San Francisco
Laboratory Aspects of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Thomas M. Shinnick, PhD
Mycobacteriology Laboratory Branch
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Averting Disaster: Principles in Preventing and Managing Drug Resistant TB Reynard McDonald, MD,
Medical Director
New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute
and
Barbara Seaworth, MD
Medical Director
Heartland National Tuberculosis Center
Management of Contacts to Cases of MDR/XDR Michael Lauzardo, MD
Principle Investigator
Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
University of Florida
Deputy Health Officer for Tuberculosis
Florida Department of Health
Lessons and Resources Questions and Answers Lee Reichman, MD, MPH
Executive Director
New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

 


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