17th Annual Michigan Communicable Disease Conference

 2017 Michigan CD Conference
The Annual Michigan Communicable Disease Conference seeks to provide the latest knowledge on communicable disease diagnosis, surveillance, reporting, laboratory test interpretation, and incorporation of epidemiologic principals. Our target audience includes communicable disease nurses, epidemiologists, medical officers, health officers, infection control professionals, environmental health specialists, physicians, or any other health professional interested in communicable diseases. 

 

The 17th Annual Michigan Communicable Disease Conference was held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Doubletree Riverfront - Bay City.  Select presentations from this year's conference are posted below.


17th Annual Michigan Communicable Disease Conference Info

 

         
Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Location:

Doubletree by Hilton - Riverfront

One Wenonah Park Place, Bay City, MI

Cost: No charge
 Registration Deadline:  
Registration Link:  
         
2017 Agenda Presentation slides 

Richard Van Enk, PhD, CIC, FSHEA
Bronson Healthcare Group

Keynote - The Human Microbiome: the Infection Preventionist's Best Friend
Brenda Brennan, MSPH
MDHHS HAI, Hepatitis and TB Section

Antimicrobial Resistance: Healthcare Facilities and Health Departments Working Together

Seth Eckel, MPH
MDHHS SIDE Section
Influenza H3N2v Outbreak Response Using Text Illness Monitoring (presentation not available)
Laura Bauman, RN, BSN, MPH
Washtenaw County Public Health Department

Joel Blostein, MPH
MDHHS Immunizations Division
Investigating Measles
Matthew Buck, BA
MDHHS Communicable Disease Division
MDSS Updates and Information Flow Overview
Kathryn Kacynski, RN, MSN
Ingham County Health Department

Linda S. Vail, MPA
Ingham County Health Department
Investigating Hepatitis C Virus Infections Associated with Unsafe Infection Practices at a Pain Management Clinic
Kevin Rodeman, BS
MDHHS Bureau of Laboratories Virology Section
Application of Next Generation Sequencing for HCV
Peter Davidson, PhD
MDHHS HAI, Hepatitis and TB Section

Rick Smith, DVM
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Bovine TB 101
Caroline Castillo, MD
CDC EIS/MDHHS Communicable Disease Division

Jennifer Sidge, DVM, PhD
MDHHS Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Section
Seoul Searching: 2017 Seoul Virus Outbreak Investigation (presentation not available)
Danielle Donovan, MS
MDHHS SIDE Section

Lisa Hainstock, RS
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
The Cheese Stood Alone