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4th International Conference on Tropical Medicine, FIU, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
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Jon Kim Andrus

M.D., Plenary Speaker

Deputy Director, Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization
Washington, D.C.

"Universal Health Coverage in the Americas"

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Peter J. Hotez

M.D., Ph.D., Keynote Speaker

Founding Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine. Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

"Neglected tropical diseases: development of new interventions"

Ciro de Quadros, M.D., Ph.D.

Ciro de Quadros

M.D., Ph.D., Keynote Speaker

Executive Vice President and Director of Vaccine Advocacy and Education
Sabin Vaccine Institute
Washington, D.C.

"Decade of vaccines: access to new innovative vaccines"

José Esparza, M.D., Ph.D.

José Esparza

M.D., Ph.D., Keynote Speaker

Senior Advisor on HIV Vaccines
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington

"Coming to terms with complexity: HIV prevention in the 21st century"

Miguel Betancourt, MD, MSc, DrPH

Miguel Betancourt

M.D., M.S.c., Dr.P.H., Keynote Speaker

Director, Global Solutions
Carlos Slim Foundation
Mexico City, Mexico

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Welcome Music

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 - 6:15 p.m.

Kalai Mathee, Ph.D. /Conference Chair
Professor and Asst. Dean for Student Affairs
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Video Tribute

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 - 6:20 p.m.

Laura Furcic
Director at OM Films

Opening Ceremony

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.

Douglas Wartzok, Ph.D. /Provost and Executive Vice President
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Sand Artist

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 - 6:35 p.m.

Shelly Xie
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Introduction of the Plenary Speaker

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 - 6:45 p.m.

Frank O. Mora, Ph.D.
Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center
Florida International University
Miami, FL

"Universal access to health in the Americas"

FEBRUARY 26, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Jon Kim Andrus, M.D./Deputy Director
Director, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization
Washington, D.C.

Thank You Remarks

FEBRUARY 26, 2014 - 7:50 p.m.

John Rock, M.D.
Founding Dean & Senior Vice President for Health Affairs
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Reception

FEBRUARY 26, 2014, 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Music

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 8:30 a.m.

Kalai Mathee, Ph.D./Moderator
Professor and Asst. Dean for Student Affairs
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Miami, FL

"Neglected Tropical Diseases: development of new interventions"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 8:30 a.m.

Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D./Keynote Speaker
Founding Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Break

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 9:30-10:00 a.m.

Modeling of Vector-borne Tropical and Emerging Diseases

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 10:00-10:45 a.m.

Ira Longini, Ph.D. /Professor and Co-Director
Department of Biostatistics
College of Public Health and College of Medicine
University of Florida

"Human Chagas Disease and Migration in the Context of Globalization"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 10:45-11:30 a.m.

João Carlos Pinto Dias, M.D., Ph.D. /Head and Coordinator
Tropical Medicine Discipline
René Rachou Research Centre of the
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)

"Globalization of Leishmaniasis"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Daniel Argaw Dagne, M.D., M.P.H. Department for the Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (HTM/NTD/IDM),
Leishmaniasis Control Program,
World Health Organization,
Geneva, Switzerland

"Increasing Incidences of Dengue in South Florida"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FACP/Professor Department of Medicine
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Luncheon - GC Ballroom West

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 12:45 - 1:00 p.m.

"Decade of vaccines: access to new innovative vaccines"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Ciro de Quadros, M.D., Ph.D./Keynote Speaker
Executive Vice President and Director of Vaccine Advocacy and Education
Sabin Vaccine Institute
Washington, D.C.

Coffee Break

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 3:00 - 3:15 p.m.

"A Breakthrough in Vaccine Development - with Universal Application for Rapid Vaccine Development for Nearly Any Pathogen"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Michael J. Daly, Ph.D./Professor
Department of Pathology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, M.D.

"Dengue epidemiology and surveillance in the era of vaccine development"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.

Harold S. Margolis, M.D./Chief, Dengue Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
San Juan, Puerto Rico

"America's Experience with New Vaccines"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 4:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Andrea Vicari, DVM, Ph.D /Chief
Comprehensive Family Immunization
Pan American Health Organization
World Health Organization

"The Economy of Vaccination"

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

David Bloom, Ph.D./Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography
Department of Global Health and Population
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusett

Dinner, GC Ballroom West

FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 6:00 p.m.

Sponsored by The American Health Foundation

"Coming to terms with complexity: HIV prevention in the 21st century"

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

José Esparza, M.D., Ph.D./Keynote Speaker
Senior Advisor on HIV Vaccines
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington

Break

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

"The endgame strategy for polio eradication"

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Rebecca Martin, Ph.D./Director for Global Immunization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

"Development and application of diagnostic and typing tests for STDs, tropical STDs, and STD/HIV interactions"

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

Ronald C. Ballard, M.I.Biol., Ph.D./Associate Director for Laboratory Science
Center for Global Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

"Role of industry in eradication of TED"

FEBRUARY 28, 2014 - 11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

Robert Sebbag, M.D./Vice President
Access to Medicines
Sanofi-Aventis
Paris, France

Luncheon - GC Ballroom West

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

"Mesoamerican Initiatives in Public Health in Tropical and Emerging Diseases"

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Miguel Betancourt, M.D., M.S.c., Dr.P.H. /Director General
Global Solutions
Carlos Slim Foundation
Mexico City, Mexico

Break

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

"Global Measles Threat – in the Age of Eradication"

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 3:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Jon Kim Andrus, M.D./Keynote Speaker
Deputy Director, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization
Washington, D.C.

"An Update of the Global Cholera Situation, Emphasis in Haiti and Dominican Republic and Control Strategies as We Move Forward"

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 3:45 - 4:15 p.m.

Eric Mintz, M.D. Leader of the Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Epidemiology Team
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

"Human Influenza – a Serious Threat to Global Health"

FEBRUARY 28, 2014, 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Paul Evan Kilgore, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Closing Remarks

FEBRUARY 28, 2014 - 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Kalai Mathee, Ph.D./Conference Chair
Professor and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Miami, FL

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Abstract Submission

The deadline for abstract submission was January 31, 2014. Thank you to everyone who submitted.

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Access to vaccines and other interventions for TED
 
Dr. Kalai Mathee

Kalai Mathee, Ph.D.
Conference Chair

LIna Bofill

Lina Bofill, M.D.
Conference Vice-Chair

Dr. Aileen M. Marty

Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FACP
Program Chair

Jennifer Narvaez

Jennifer Narvaez
Program Assistant

Gorakh Tatke

Gorakh Tatke
Logistics Co-Chair

Linda de la Paz

Linda de la Paz
Logistics Co-Chair

Jonathan Segal

Jonathan Segal, M.S.
Program Assistant

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Sponsors

Thank you!

We want to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible.

Platinum Sponsor
Sanofi Pasteur is the vaccines division of Sanofi Group. It is the largest company in the world devoted entirely to vaccines.

Silver Sponsor
South Florida Infectious Disease & Tropical Medicine Center

 
 
Sanofi Pasteur
NSF Cake
South Florida Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine AHF FIU Latin American and Caribbean Center

"HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases"

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