Friday Conference: “Hepatitis B Reactivation and Hemodialysis-Related Transmission”

Title: Friday Conference: “Hepatitis B Reactivation and Hemodialysis-Related Transmission”
Speaker: Sarah Rhea, North Carolina Division of Public Health
Date: March 28, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions)

Description: Sarah Rhea is a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer stationed at the North Carolina Division of Public Health. After receiving her DVM from Purdue University in 2004, Dr. Rhea practiced small animal medicine in Indiana for several years. She then earned a MPH in 2009 and a PhD in Epidemiology in 2013, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During graduate school, she was a research assistant for NC DETECT at the Carolina Center for Health Informatics. Dr. Rhea’s graduate research examined the epidemiology of animal bites in North Carolina using statewide emergency department surveillance data. Her interests include infectious disease epidemiology and public health practice.

About Friday ID Conference

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, Division of Infectious Disease, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor a weekly conference series that 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 May, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in 1131 Bioinformatics (first floor auditorium) on the UNC campus.

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