This is a great opportunity to mingle with environmental public health professionals from across the state, and listen to the knowledge they have to share on zoonotic and vector-borne diseases.
For more information, including a packet with driving directions, go to the conference website.
8:00 Conference Check-in
9:00 Implementing One Health--A Ray of Hope for the Future :: Keynote Speaker Cheryl Stroud, DVM, PhD, Executive Director One Health Commission
10:15 Zoonotic Highlights :: Washington State Department of Health
11:00 ZD and the FBI, Why We Care! :: Speaker Dione Massolini, Assistant Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator, Seattle FBI
12:00 No-host Lunch and Poster Session
1:00 Brucella canis: Update and Guidance for Washington :: Speaker Minden Buswell, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Reserve Veterinary Corps Coordinator and Epidemiologist, Washington State Department of Agriculture
1:30 The Real Deal about Raw Milk: State Laws and Case Studies :: Speaker Susan Shelton, Public Health Advisor, Food Safety Program, Washington State Department of Health
2:45 Army Veterinarians and Public Health :: Speakers Katheryn Hanson, Major, MEDCOM PH-P United States Army and Mary Pico, Captain United States Army
3:15 West Nile Virus Genome Project :: Speaker Amy Salamone, Molecular Analyst, Zoonotic Disease Program, Washington State Department of Health
3:45 Tick-borne Relapsing Fever - San Juan County :: Speakers Hanna Oltean, MPH, Zoonotic Disease Epidemiologist and Elizabeth Dykstra, PhD, BCE, Public Health Entomologist Zoonotic Disease Program, Washington State Department of Health
4:15 Closing Remarks and Evaluation The agenda and information on how to register will be posted in spring. Until then, please check out last year's workshop presentations.