Title: Friday ID Conference: “Role of the Surface Environment in the Transmission of Multi-drug Resistant Pathogens (MRSA, VRE, Acinetobacter, C. difficile): Epidemiology and Prevention” – Dr. David Weber
Date: December 14, 2012
Start Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions)
Description: David Weber, MD, MPH, is a professor of medicine, pediatrics, and epidemiology at UNC. His clinical interests include hospital-acquired infections, cross-infection, disinfection and sterilization, new and emerging diseases, antibiotic-resistant pathogens, outbreaks, and bioterrorist agents. His research is focused on antibiotic-resistant pathogens, disease surveillance, nosocomial pneumonia, hand hygiene, and outbreak investigations. Other research interests include new and emerging infectious diseases, infections in child-care centers, tuberculosis, and bioterrorist agents.
About Friday ID Conference
The Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor a weekly conference series which features distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities, and other national and international institutions. The topics are varied and appeal to not only infectious disease specialists, but also professionals in epidemiology, public health, microbiology, biostatistics and other global health-related disciplines.
The conference takes place every Friday, September through June, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in 1131 Bioinformatics (first floor auditorium) on the UNC campus. For more information, or to suggest a speaker, please contact the conference coordinator, Kathy James. To sign-up to receive weekly announcements of the conference, click here.