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Event Schedule

PROGRAM AGENDA

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

7:30 a.m. |  Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m- 3:00 p.m. | Registraion Desk Open

8:30 a.m- 9:00 a.m. | Annoucements and Welcome

Evelyn M. Foust, MPH, CPH Branch Head, N.C. Communicable Disease Branch, Epidemiology Section- North Carolina Division of Public Health 

9:00 a.m.- 9:45 a.m. | State of Tuberculosis in the State Address

Jason Stout, MD, MHS Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Wake County TB Clinician, NC TB Medical Director

9:45 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. | Break

10:00 a.m- 11:00 a.m. | The New Tuberculosis Treatment Guidelines

Jason Stout, MD, MHS Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Wake County TB Clinician, NC TB Medical Director

11:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. | Instant Recess/Break

11:15 a.m.- 12:15 a.m. | Non Traditional Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) -Click link for handouts

Myra Allen, BSN, RN; Lynn Kearney BSN, RN; Julie Luffman BSN, RN, NC TB Nurse Consultants, NC TB Control Unit- Communicable Disease Branch, Epidemiology Section- North Carolina Division of Public Health 

12:15 a.m.- 1:45 p.m. | Lunch (on your own)

1:45 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. | Tuberculosis Laws in North Carolina- Click link for handout

Chris Hoke, J.D. Director of Regulatory and Legal Affairs, N.C. Division of Public Health, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services

2:45 p.m.- 2:50 p.m. | Instant Recess

2:50 p.m.- 3:50 p.m. | The Herman F. Easom Distinguished Lecture: Diagnosing Tuberculosis in Adults and Children: Using the New Guidelines for Diagnostic Testing- Click link for handout

L. Beth Gadkowski, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Eastern Virginia Medical School, TB Consultant, Virginia Department of Public Health

3:50 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. | Break

4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. | My Fight Against Multi-Drug Resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis

Swati Prashant Satturwar, MD, Pathology Resident, East Carolina University Medical School

5:00 p.m. | Adjourn Meeting


 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

8:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. |  Registration desk open/Continental Breakfast Open

8:30 a.m.10 :00 a.m.  |  Smoking and Tuberculosis

Stefani Nixon, MPH, CPH, CHES, CTTS, Training Coordinator, Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, University of Florida

10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. | Instant Recess/Break

10:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m. |  Congenital Tuberculosis- A Contact Investigation

Amina Ahmed, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Levine Children's Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 

Jess Rinsky, PhD, MPH LT, United States Public Health Service, CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer

Darlene Farmer, BSN, RN TB Program Manager- Wake County Human Services

11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m. | The Connie Nance Memorial Lecture: Testing for Tuberculosis Drug Resistance

Kristen Dicks, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center

12:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  |  Lunch (on your own)

1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.  |  Physician Presentation of Complicated Case

Jason Stout, MD, MHS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Wake County TB Clinician, N.C. TB Medical Director

2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  |  Break

2:15 p.m. 2:45 p.m.  |  Physician Presentation of Complicated Case

Amina Ahmed, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Levine Children's Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill

2:45 p.m. 3:15 p.m.  |  Ask the Expert, Summary and Evaluations (Questions submitted at registration desk)

Jason Stout, MD, MHS Associate Professor of Medicine Duke University Medical Center Wake County TB Clinician, N.C. TB Medical Director

3:15 p.m. 3:30 p.m.  |  Closing Remarks

Jean-Marie Maillard, MD, MSc Medical Director, Communicable Disease Branch Epidemiology Section North Carolina Division of Public Health

3:30 p.m. | Adjourn Meeting