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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Emerging Infections; Davis JR, Lederberg J, editors. Public Health Systems and Emerging Infections: Assessing the Capabilities of the Public and Private Sectors: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2000.

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APPENDIX BWorkshop Agenda

FORUM ON EMERGING INFECTIONS

Public Health Systems: Assessing Capacities to Respond to Emerging Infections

November 2–3, 1998

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1998

8:30 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks
Joshua Lederberg, Ph.D.
Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections
Sackler Foundation Scholar, The Rockefeller University
8:45Keynote Address
The Changing Landscape of Public Health Systems
Peggy Hamburg, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
9:30–1:00EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION
Moderator: James Hughes, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General, and Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:30National Perspective for Outbreak Investigation
Steve Ostroff, M.D., Associate Director for Epidemiologic Science, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:50State Perspective for Outbreak Investigation
Patricia Quinlisk, M.D., Iowa Department of Health, and President, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
10:10County-Level Perspective for Outbreak Investigation
Catherine Slemp, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Programs, West Virginia Department of Health
10:30The Physician Community
Larry Strausbaugh, M.D., Epidemiologist, VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
10:50Public Health Practice and the Role of Academic Public Health
William L. Roper, M.D., M.P.H., Dean, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
11:10Break
11:20PANEL DISCUSSION
Panel Members
Speakers:
  • Steve Ostroff, M.D.
  • Patricia Quinlisk, M.D.
  • Catherine Slemp, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Larry Strausbaugh, M.D.
  • William L. Roper, M.D., M.P.H.
Invited Panelists:
  • Ellen Morrison, M.D., Division of Emergency Operations, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Food and Drug Administration
  • Gianfranco Pezzino, M.D., State Epidemiologist, Kansas
  • Department of Health and Environment
1:00 p.m.Lunch
2:00–5:30SURVEILLANCE
Moderator: Michael Osterholm, Ph.D., M.P.H.
State Epidemiologist and Chief, Acute Disease Epidemiology Section, Minnesota Department of Health
2:00GAO Report on Public Health Surveillance of Emerging Infectious Diseases
Marsha Lillie-Blanton, Ph.D., Associate Director, Health, Education, and Human Services Division, General Accounting Office
Helene Toiv, M.P.A., Assistant Director, Health, Education, and Human Services Division, General Accounting Office
2:20Emerging Infections Program Cooperative Agreement
Robert Pinner, M.D., Special Assistant for Surveillance, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2:40Large National Commercial Laboratory
Linda Miller, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Clinical Microbiology, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals R&D
3:00Public-Sector Laboratory at the National Level
Joe McDade, Ph.D., Acting Deputy Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
3:20The Emerging Role of the Public Health Laboratory in Meeting the Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases
Mary Gilchrist, Ph.D., Director, University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory
3:40Break
3:50PANEL DISCUSSION
Panel Members
Speakers:
  • Marsha Lillie-Blanton, Ph.D.
  • Helene Toiv, M.P.A.
  • Robert Pinner, M.D.
  • Linda Miller, Ph.D.
  • Joe McDade, Ph.D.
  • Mary Gilchrist, Ph.D.
Invited Panelists:
  • Eileen Koski, M.Phil, Manager, Medical Data Applications, Quest Diagnostics
  • Laurence McCarthy, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, MRL Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Eric Blank, Dr.P.H. Director, State Public Health Laboratory, Missouri; and President, Association of Public Health Laboratories
5:30Adjourn

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1998

8:30 a.m.Opening Remarks
Joshua Lederberg, Ph.D.
Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections
Sackler Foundation Scholar, The Rockefeller University
8:40–12:00COMMUNICATION AND COORDINATION, EDUCATION AND OUTREACH
Moderator: Renu Gupta, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Safety and Therapeutics, Covance Inc.
8:40Communication and Coordination at the National Level: The PULSENET Model
Bala Swaminathan, Ph.D., Chief, Foodborne Diarrheal Diseases Laboratory Section, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:00Communication and Coordination at the State Level
James Hadler, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Infectious Diseases Division, Connecticut Department of Health
9:20Nongovernment Organizations and Partnerships
Kathleen Young, Executive Director, Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics
9:40Continuing Education: The Role of Professional Organizations
Scott Becker, Executive Director, Association of Public Health Laboratories
10:00The Role of Medical Informatics in the Detection and Management of Emerging Infections
Ted Shortliffe, M.D., Associate Dean, Information Resources and Technology, Stanford University
10:20Break
10:30PANEL DISCUSSION
Panel Members
Speakers:
  • Bala Swaminathan, Ph.D.
  • James Hadler, M.D., M.P.D.
  • Kathleen Young
  • Scott Becker
  • Ted Shortliffe, M.D.
Invited Panelists:
  • Cheryl Beversdorf, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • JoAnne Glisson, Vice President, American Clinical Laboratory Association
  • Patricia Quinlisk, M.D., Iowa Department of Health; and President, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
12:00 noonLunch
1:20–4:30STRATEGIC PLANNING, RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND ECONOMIC SUPPORT
Moderator: Gail Cassell, Ph.D.
Vice President for Infectious Diseases Research, Drug Discovery Research, and Clinical Investigation, Eli Lilly & Company
1:20Legislation and Mandates at the Federal Level
Ellen Gadbois, Ph.D., Office of Senator Edward Kennedy
1:40The Congressional Response to the Threat of Infectious Diseases
Jack Chow, Ph.D., Senate Appropriations Committee, Labor, Health, and Human Services Subcommittee
2:00State Health Official Perspective
Fred Edgar Thompson, Jr., M.D. State Health Officer, Mississippi Department of Health; and President, Association of State and Territorial Health Officers
2:20Laboratory-Based Reporting Issues
Robert Rubin, M.D., President and Chief Operating Officer, The Lewin Group
2:40Break
2:50PANEL DISCUSSION
Panel Members
Speakers:
  • Ellen Gadbois, Ph.D.
  • Jack Chow, Ph.D.
  • Fred Edgar Thompson, M.D.
  • Robert Rubin, M.D.
Invited Panelists:
  • Tracey Hooker, Director, Prevention Projects, National Conference of State Legislators
  • James Pearson, M.D., DGS Deputy Director, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Judy Buckalew, Office of Senator Lauch Faircloth
  • Donna Crane, Director of Congressional Affairs, American Public Health Association
4:30–5:30Summary and Concluding Remarks
Moderator: Joshua Lederberg, Ph.D.
4:30Summary and Discussion with Session Moderators
5:20Closing Remarks
Joshua Lederberg, Ph.D.
5:30Adjourn
Copyright © 2000, National Academy of Sciences.
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