Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Panel: Critical Information Needs for Decision Makers


Moderator: Calvin Johnson


James Hadler, M.D., M.P.H., New Haven, Connecticut

Jeffrey Engel, M.D., North Carolina State Epidemiologist

Herminia Palacio, M.D., M.P.H., Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services, Texas

Martin Fenstersheib, M.D., M.P.H., Santa Clara County Health Department, California [by phone]

12:15 p.m.

Working Lunch


Amy Altman, Ph.D.


Director, Extramural Research Office

Luminex Corporation


Panel: Index Case Recognition: Current Realities/Future Opportunities


Moderator: Art Kellermann


Kate Heilpern, M.D., Emory University

Michael Bullard, M.D., University of Alberta, Edmonton

Art Papier, M.D., Logical Images, Inc.

Barry Rhodes, Ph.D., National Center for Public Health Informatics, CDC


Panel: Point-of-Care Diagnostics: Current Realities/Future Opportunities


Moderator: Jerome Schultz


Stephen Quake, D.Phil., Stanford [by phone]

Frances Ligler, D.Phil., D.Sc., Naval Research Laboratory

Gerald Kost, M.D., Ph.D., UC Davis and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Amy Altman, Ph.D., Luminex Corporation

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn Open Session

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

1:45–3:15 p.m.

Other Operational Approaches to Environmental Monitoring for Bioterrorism


DoD Joint Program Guardian Installation Protection Program


COL Mark Malatesta

Joint Project Manager–Guardian

Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense, DoD


Postal Service Biohazard Detection System


Patrick Mendonca

Senior Director, Policy and Planning

U.S. Postal Service


Adjourn Open Session

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