Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

10:15–12:15

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

12:45–1:15

Amy Altman, Ph.D.

 

Director, Extramural Research Office

Luminex Corporation

1:15–3:00

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

3:15–5:00

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

1:45

DoD Joint Program Guardian Installation Protection Program

 

COL Mark Malatesta

Joint Project Manager–Guardian

Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense, DoD

2:30

Postal Service Biohazard Detection System

 

Patrick Mendonca

Senior Director, Policy and Planning

U.S. Postal Service

3:15

Adjourn Open Session



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