8:30 a.m.Opening Remarks
Joshua Lederberg, Ph.D.
Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections
Sackler Foundation Scholar, The Rockefeller University
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
Panel Members
  • 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
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
Panel Members
  • 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.

From: APPENDIX B, Workshop Agenda

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