Donald Low, moderator

 

8:10-8:25

Transmission of Influenza

Michael Gardam, University Health Network, Toronto

 

8:25-8:40

Exposure Modeling

Mark Nicas, University of California, Berkeley

 

8:40-8:55

Epidemiology of Influenza in Hospital and Long-Term Care Settings

Keith Woeltje, Washington University

 

8:55-9:15

Discussion

9:15-10:30

Panel 2: Understanding the Risks to Healthcare Workers in Various Settings

 

  • Do the influenza transmission risks differ between various healthcare settings and types of care?

  • What are the key challenges for research in this area, particularly “real-time” research?

  • What research is needed?

 

Trish Perl, moderator

 

9:15-9:25

Hospital Workers

Leonard Mermel, Rhode Island Hospital.

 

9:25-9:35

Emergency Response Workers and Emergency Departments

Allan Morrison, INOVA Fairfax Hospital

 

9:35-9:45

Home Healthcare Workers

Bill Borwegen, Service Employees International Union

 

9:45-9:55

Public Health Workers

Debra Berg, New York City Department of Health

 

9:55-10:30

Discussion

10:30-10:45

Break



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