BETHESDA, Md., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases:
WHAT: An expert update and perspectives on infectious disease threats currently in the news and expected to be "hot topics" in the coming year will be presented at the 17th Richard J. Duma/National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Annual News Conference Webinar on Infectious Diseases.
- Updates on prevention and treatment in C. difficle infections
- New developments in identifying hepatitis C cases
- Updates on vaccinations for pregnant women
- Lessons learned from the 2001 measles outbreak
This news conference webinar is sponsored by NFID, a recognized leader in U.S. infectious disease education and awareness efforts.
WHO & TOPICS: Dale N. Gerding, M.D., Loyola University Chicago
C. difficle Infections: Prevention and Treatment
Eliot Godofsky, M.D., University Hepatitis Center
Richard Beigi, M.D., MS, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Vaccination for Pregnant Women
Patricia A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Measles 2011: Lessons Learned
WHEN: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
WHERE: Online – Webinar
- Advance registration required at: http://www.nfid.org/newsroom/news-conferences/duma2012
- A confirmation email message with instructions on how to join the event will be sent to the email address provided
NFID was established in 1973, as a nonprofit, tax-exempt, non-governmental organization dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about the causes, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases.
SOURCE National Foundation for Infectious Diseases