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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats. Vector-Borne Diseases: Understanding the Environmental, Human Health, and Ecological Connections, Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2008.

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Appendix AAgenda

Vector-Borne Diseases: Understanding the Environmental, Human Health, and Ecological Connections

Hilton Hotel

425 W. Prospect Road

Ft. Collins, Colorado

June 19–20, 2007

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

8:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Stanley M. Lemon, M.D., Chair
    Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Lyle Petersen, M.D., M.P.H.
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.Keynote Address
 Duane Gubler, Sc.D.
 University of Hawaii
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.Discussion
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.Break

Session I: The Importance of Vector-Borne Diseases

Moderator: Lonnie King, D.V.M., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.What are the common denominators in vector-borne disease outbreaks?
Ned Hayes, M.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Emergence of epidemic dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever in Mexico: Lessons learned and toward better vector and disease control
Barry Beaty, Ph.D.
Colorado State University
12:00 – 12:30 p.m.What are the unique issues and challenges associated with vector-borne diseases?
Thomas W. Scott, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.Discussion of Session I
1:00 – 1:45 p.m.Lunch/Continuing discussion of Session I

Session II: Factors of Emergence: The Biology and Ecology of Vector-Borne Diseases

Moderator: Col. George Korch, Ph.D., U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.Ecology of disease: The intersection of human and animal health
Ken Linthicum, Ph.D.
USDA, Agricultural Research Service
2:15 – 2:45 p.m.What role(s) do anthropogenic factors play in the biology and ecology of vector-borne disease?
Durland Fish, Ph.D.
Yale University
2:45 – 3:00 p.m.Break
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.The effects of anthropogenic environmental change and emerging diseases
Jonathan A. Patz, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Wisconsin, Madison
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.Vector-borne plant diseases: Factors driving the emergence and spread of pathogens
Rodrigo Almeida, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.Discussion of Session II
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.Open Discussion of Day 1
6:00 p.m.Meeting adjourns

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

8:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.Summary of Day 1
P. Frederick Sparling, M.D., Vice Chair
Forum on Microbial Threats

Session III: Detection and Control of Vector-Borne Diseases

Moderator: Stanley M. Lemon, Chair, Forum on Microbial Threats

8:45 – 9:15 a.m.West Nile virus
Lyle Petersen, M.D., M.P.H.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:15 – 9:45 a.m.Rift Valley fever
C. J. Peters, M.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
9:45 – 10:15 a.m.Malaria
Michael Coleman, Ph.D.
Medical Reseach Council, South Africa
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.Sudden Oak death
David Rizzo, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.Vector-borne zoonotic diseases and their ecological and economic implications: Bluetongue disease in Europe
Bennie Osburn, Ph.D., D.V.M.
University of California, Davis
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Environmental factors influence transmission of Sin Nombre hantavirus between rodents (and to humans?)
Charlie Calisher, Ph.D.
Colorado State University
12:00 – 12:30 p.m.Open discussion of Session III
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.Lunch/Continued discussion of Session III

Session IV: Integration of Strategies: Surveillance, Diagnosis, and Response

Moderator: Carole Heilman, Ph.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIAID/NIH)

1:15 – 5:00 p.m.Panelists
  • Roger Nasci, Ph.D., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Adriana Costero, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH
  • David Morens, M.D., NIAID
  • Sherrilyn Wainwright, D.V.M., M.P.H., U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
5:00 p.m.Wrap-up and concluding remarks
5:15 p.m.Adjourn
Copyright © 2008, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK52949

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