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TB Notes 1, 2005

No. 1, 2005

Calendar of Events

April 1, 2005
Update on Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases
El Paso, Texas
The Center for Pulmonary and Infectious Disease Control and the American Lung Association of Texas
For information: Robin Anderson, RN, tel: (512) 467-6753

April 2-7, 2005
Tuberculosis: Integrating Host and Pathogen Biology
Keystone Symposia on Infectious Disease
Whistler, British Columbia, CANADA

April 11-14, 2005
54th Annual EIS Conference
Atlanta, GA
Epidemic Intelligence Service, CDC

April 20-23, 2005
The Denver TB Course
Denver, CO
National Jewish Medical and Research Center

April 22, 2005
Update on Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases
Tyler, Texas
The Center for Pulmonary and Infectious Disease Control and the American Lung Association of Texas
For information: Robin Anderson, RN, tel: (512) 467-6753

May 11, 2005
Tuberculosis Case Management Workshop
Emeryville, CA
Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center

May 11-13, 2005
First Line Supervisor's Course
Newark, New Jersey
New Jersey Medical School National Tuberculosis Center
The Northeastern Regional Training and Medical Consultation Center at UMDNJ will offer this interactive 3-day course, which covers the basics of TB control leadership, performance evaluations, communication skills, and education and training. Format includes lectures, group discussion, group exercises and role-playing. 
Online additional information and course application (
Please contact Lauren Moschetta at  or (973)-972-1261 for any additional information.

May 12-13, 2005
CTCA Conference, Preventing TB Transmission in the 21st Century: New Tools
Emeryville, CA
California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA)

May 20-25, 2005
The 2005 ATS International Conference
San Diego, CA
American Thoracic Society

May 22, 2005
TB Control Strategies Poster Session, ATS 2005 International Conference
San Diego, California, USA
Sponsor: CDC
This 2-hour public health poster forum will focus on innovative techniques that are helping to meet the challenges of TB prevention, control, and elimination. Abstracts for poster presentations on significant or innovative aspects of TB control programs are due by February 15, 2005. The number of accepted posters may have to be limited because of space and time constraints. Poster abstracts should be submitted electronically. For instructions for abstract submission, related forms, and other questions, please contact Dr. Zachary Taylor at or 404-639-5337. 

June 28-30, 2005
National TB Controllers Workshop
Atlanta, GA
National TB Controllers Association, National TB Nurse Consultant Coalition, and CDC
The theme of the Workshop is “Can You Hear Me Now? Let’s Talk TB.” For further information, please contact Phillip Talboy at (404) 639-8120 or Carol Pozsik at (678) 503-0503.

July 22-24, 2005
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Institute
Black Mountain, NC
TB Control Programs of NC and SC
American Lung Association of North Carolina
For more information, contact
Ashley Ewing at tel: (919) 733-0391 or e-mail: or
Elizabeth Zeringue at tel: (919) 663-4600 or e-mail:

August 17-19, 2005
TB Education and Training Network (TB ETN)
5th Annual Conference
Atlanta, GA
TB Education and Training Network

September 15-16, 2005
The TB Cohort Review Process
The Charles P. Felton National Tuberculosis Center at Harlem Hospital
New York City
Tel: (212) 939-8254
To apply, please submit the application on the attached brochure


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