BMS557 - BMS 557 - Emerging Infectious Diseases Spring 2011...

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BMS 557 - Emerging Infectious Diseases Spring 2011 Time : 12:30-1:30 PM, Wednesdays Location : DAI Classroom (Rm 1041) - David Axelrod Institute, 120 New Scotland Ave Course coordinator : Linda Styer, Ph.D. (Office: DAI 5001, Work Phone: 474-2163, e-mail: lms24@health.state.ny.us ) Course Goals: At the end of the course, students will be able to: 1) Define ‘emerging infectious disease’ and describe factors that have allowed disease emergence 2) Be familiar with basic principles of infectious disease epidemiology, including the importance of surveillance and outbreak investigation 3) Understand the basic biology, epidemiology, diagnostics, treatment/control for specific emerging infectious diseases, including, if applicable, recent outbreaks within New York State. 4) Appreciate the important role of public health practitioners in monitoring, diagnosing and controlling emerging infectious diseases Course Schedule: Date Lecture # Topic Instructor Email Jan 19 1 Introduction to EIDs Styer lms24@health.state.ny.us Topic 1: Emergence due to changing human behaviors and travel Jan 26 2 HIV – the ‘first’ of many EIDs Styer lms24@health.state.ny.us Feb 2 3 Emerging fungal infections Ramani rxr15@health.state.ny.us Feb 9 4 Emerging parasitic diseases Keithly keithly@wadsworth.org Topic 2: Emergence due to changes in medicine or industry
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This note was uploaded on 08/03/2011 for the course SPH 592 taught by Professor Teamtaught during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Albany.

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