Hantavirus Conference- Albq, NM Nov 19-20

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HANTAVIRAL DISEASE: PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT
Albuquerque, NM.   November 19 and 20, 1993.

                            GENERAL INFORMATION

Conference Location:  The Albuquerque Convention Center will serve as 
the official meeting site for the Hantaviral Disease Conference.

Hotel Accommodations:  The Albuquerque Hilton and it's sister property, 
the Marriott Fairfield Inn, are located adjacent to one another 
at University and Menaul, a five minute drive from the 
Albuquerque Convention Center.  Both hotels have reserved a
block of rooms at the special rate of $58 single/$68 double 
occupancy plus 10.8125% tax.

The Albuquerque Hilton's direct toll free number is 800-274-6835; 
their direct line is 505-884-2500.  The Fairfield Inns' 
direct line is 505-889-4000.  It is best to call during
regular business hours (MDT).  When reserving your room, be sure to mention
you ar participating in the Hantaviral Disease Conference.

                         REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration Fee:  Physicians $180; All others $90.
Registration fee includes all material, refreshment breaks 

On-Site Registration:  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.  
On-site registration will be accepted only if space permits and
will require an additional $25 charge. 

For Further Information:  Contact the Conference Office during regular business
hours (MDT), Monday through Friday, Phone (505) 299--2266, Fax 299-1311. 

               HANTAVIRAL DISEASE: PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT


                                 SCHEDULE
                            FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19

7:00 AM REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:30 AM PLENARY SESSION

        Welcome and Overview
        Mack Sewell, Dr. P.H.

8:45 AM Historical Perspective on Rodent-borne Viral Infections
        Presenter:                           Karl Johnson, M.D.

9:30 AM Epidemiology of the Four Corners Hantaviral Outbreak
        Moderator:                           Ron Voorhees, M.D.
        Presenters:                          Maggi Gallaher, M.D 
                                             Rob Breiman, M.D.
                                             Paul Zeitz, D.O.

10:30 AM         BREAK

10:45 AM         Rodent Biology and Hantavirus
        Presenters:                          James Childs, Sc.D.
                                             Bob Parmenter, Ph.D.

11:30 AM         Prospects for a Hantavirus Vaccine
                 Presenter:                  Connie Schmaljohn, Ph.D.

12:00 PM         LUNCHEON

 1:30 PM         CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS

        (01) Community Health Education Strategies

        (02) Rodent Surveillance and Occupational Risk

        (03) Diagnosis and Primary Care of Hantavirus and Other Zoonotic Infections
        
        (04) Hantaviral Pathology and Biosafety Issues in the Laboratory and Autopsy Room

        (05) Active Surveillance and Coordination: The Role of Public Health Agencies

4:30 PM WORKSHOPS CONCLUDE
        
               HANTAVIRAL DISEASE: PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT

                                 SCHEDULE
                           SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20

8:25 AM   PLENARY SESSION

          Welcome
          Ron Voorhees, M.D.

8:30 AM   Medical Aspects of Hantaviral Disease
          Moderator:                         Gary Simpson, M.D, Ph.D.
          Presenters:                        Fred Koster, M.D.
                   Howard Levy, M.D.
                   Brian Hjelle, M.D.
                   C.J. Peters, M.D.
                   Allen Craig, M.D.

10:00 AM  BREAK

10:15 AM  Preventing Exposure to Hantavirus
          Moderator:                         Ron Voorhees, M.D.
          Presenters:                        Pat Bohan, M.S.
                   Jonathan Richmond, Ph.D.

11:15 AM  Navajo Perspective on Hantavirus Infection
          Presenter:                         Ben Muneta, M.D.

11:30 AM  Public Health Aspects: The Future
          Moderator:                         Michael Burkhart, M.P.H.
          Presenters:                        Lydia Hubbard Pourier
                   Gary Simpson, M.D., Ph.D.
                   Ron Voorhees, M.D.

12:15 PM  LUNCHEON

 1:30 PM  CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS

          (06) Nursing Challenges: Public Health, Infection Control, and Intensive Care

          (07) Working with the News Media for Public Health Education

          (08) Pathophysiology and Medical Management of Hantaviral Infection

          (09) Molecular Biology and Diagnostics for Hantaviral Infection

          (10) Other Late-Breaking Information

 4:30 PM  WORKSHOPS CONCLUDE



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