ASTMH Annual Meeting 2021

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11.24.21
A Conversation with Incoming ASTMH President Daniel Bausch

Daniel Bausch, MD, MPH&TM, FASTMH, recently assumed the ASTMH presidency for 2022. Dr. Bausch also served for six years as ASTMH Scientific Program Chair and prior to that was a member of the ASTMH Board. He is currently Director of Emerging Threats & Global Health Security at FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics. Dr. Bausch specializes in emerging tropical viruses, with over 25 years of experience in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Asia combating viruses such as Ebola, Lassa, hantavirus and SARS coronaviruses. He has previously served as Director of the United Kingdom’s Public Health Rapid Support and also has held posts at the WHO, the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 in Lima, Peru, the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the CDC.

Global Health 11.20.20
Predicting the Future: The Importance and Limitations of Outbreak Science

Panelists discuss the importance, as well as the limitations, of outbreak science to the COVID-19 response.

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.20.20
Vector-borne diseases eradication: being one step ahead with modeling

By: Maria Luísa Simões, Phd, Johns Hopkins University

Global Health 11.19.20
A Call for Diagnostic Research Proposals for LF and Onchocerciasis

By: Emily Owens, The Task Force for Global Health

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.19.20
Addressing the threat of antimicrobial resistance-- the future is in our hands

By: Rebecca Mandt, Phd Candidate, Harvard University

Global Health 11.19.20
Building Capacity and Refining Algorithms for Critical Care in LMICs

By: Aislinn Mcmillan, Ba, Md Candidate 2022, University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Malaria, Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.19.20
Fighting Supervillains with Science

By: Rebecca Mandt, Phd Candidate, Harvard University

Global Health 11.19.20
Infectious Diseases & Global Health 11.19.20
Infectious Diseases & Global Health 11.18.20
Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.18.20
Science Advocacy: It’s Everyone’s Job

By: Rebecca Mandt, Phd Candidate, Harvard University

Global Health 11.17.20
Malaria Genomics- A Family Matter

By: Rebecca E.k. Mandt, Ba, Harvard T.h. Chan School of Public Health

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.17.20
Metagenomics: An Adaptable Platform for a Novel Pathogen Landscape

By: Aislinn Mcmillan, University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.17.20
Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.17.20
Infectious Diseases & Global Health 11.16.20
Infectious Diseases & Global Health 11.16.20
Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.16.20
Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.16.20
Disease Outbreaks, Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.15.20
Disease Outbreaks, Infectious Diseases & Global Health 11.13.20
Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 12.17.19
Q & A with Incoming ASTMH President Joel Breman

Learn more about incoming ASTMH President Joel Breman

Global Health, Ebola, Disease Outbreaks & Infectious Diseases 12.16.19
Can medical students be the key to ending the Ebola epidemic?

By: Eve Ameen, Bs, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Hiv 11.26.19
Beyond HIV: Caring for Immunocompromised Patients in a Global Context

By: Bickey Chang, M.h.a., University of Virginia School of Medicine

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.26.19
But they are right there!

By: Bickey Chang, M.h.a., University of Virginia School of Medicine

Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Malaria 11.25.19
Being basic: connecting fundamental research to public health

By: Rebecca E.k. Mandt, Ba, Harvard T.h. Chan School of Public Health

Global Health, Ebola & Infectious Diseases 11.25.19
Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Perfect Public Health Storm

By: Austin T. Jones, Mphtm, Md/phd Student, Tulane University

Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Ebola 11.25.19
What do Human African trypanosomiasis, Melioidosis, and Ebola have in common?

By: Aislinn Mcmillan, University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Disease Outbreaks & Global Health 11.25.19
Where the Wellies Hit the Road: The Efficacy and Safety of Personal Protective Equipment

By: Kristen Zozulin, Md Candidate 2020, Frank H. Netter Md School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.24.19
Global Health 11.23.19
It’s Getting Hot In Here: Threat of Climate Change to Human Health

By: Kristen Zozulin, Md Candidate 2020, Frank H. Netter Md School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.23.19
Predicting the Expansion of Lyme Disease: An Interview with Donal Bisanzio

By: Donal Bisanzio, Phd, Veterinary Medicine, University of Torino

Public Health 11.23.19
Scientists, Stand Up!

By: Rebecca E.k. Mandt, Ba, Harvard T.h. Chan School of Public Health

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.23.19
Setting a Research Agenda for Female Genital Schistosomiasis

By: Chelsea Toledo, Ma, Ntd Support Center

11.23.19
The Tropical Bookshelf: Revisiting Hot Zones, Looking for Lost Cities

By: Kristen Zozulin, Md Candidate 2020, Frank H. Netter Md School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.23.19
What is a breath?

By: Charlotte Ward, Malaria Consortium

Global Health & Public Health 11.22.19
Malaria, Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.22.19
How we can treat severe malaria cases in the U.S.

By: Joanne Morrison, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Malaria, Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 11.22.19
Of mice, men and malaria

By: Rebecca E.k. Mandt, Ba, Harvard T.h. Chan School of Public Health

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.22.19
Public Health 11.22.19
Tailoring the Use of Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Each Unique Setting

By: Aislinn Mcmillan, University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.22.19
What Mosquito Nets Should We Be Using?

By: Bickey Chang, M.h.a., University of Virginia School of Medicine

Public Health 11.22.19
Where are the women leaders in global public health?

By: Kristen Zozulin, Md Candidate 2020, Frank H. Netter Md School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 11.21.19
Addressing Mosquito-Borne Diseases with a Single Vaccine

By: Joanne Morrison, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 11.21.19
Global Health & Ebola 11.21.19
Global Health, Disease Outbreaks & Infectious Diseases 11.21.19
Global Health 11.21.19
What about the posters?

By: Leslie Jamka, Mem, Ms, Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (cvd) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Global Health & Public Health 11.21.19
Working outside our comfort zone: Fighting NTDs in conflict areas

By: Scott Mcpherson, Mph, Act to End Ntds | East, Rti International

11.20.19
Inclusion and Respect

By: Julie Jacobson, Md, Dtmh, Astmh

Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.20.19
Q and A with Outgoing ASTMH President Chandy John

By: Chandy C. John, Md, Ms, Astmh President

11.18.19
ASTMH Cares About Reducing Its Carbon Footprint

By: Chandy C. John, Md, Ms, Astmh President

Africa, Disease Outbreaks, Global Health & Infectious Diseases 09.16.19
What’s it like to be a virus hunter?

By: Anne Rimoin, Ph.d., M.p.h.

Africa, Disease Outbreaks & Global Health 08.14.19
Driven by Ambition

By: Astmh

Disease Outbreaks, Global Health & Infectious Diseases 07.10.19
Linking it all Together

By: M. Claudia Guezala V. Dvm, Phd.

Infectious Diseases, Dengue Virus, Cholera & Disease Outbreaks 06.14.19
Oh Behave! Understanding mosquito-borne diseases through behavior and interactions

By: A. Desiree Labeaud Associate Professor of Pediatrics (infectious Diseases), Stanford University

Malaria, Disease Outbreaks, Global Health & Infectious Diseases 04.15.19
When Malaria Gets Personal

By: Abdoulaye Djimdé, Pharmd, Phd

Africa, Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 11.27.18
Down in the Bayou

Seth Judson discusses his experience with the ASTMH annual meeting, and his time in New Orleans.

Global Health, Public Health, Malaria & Infectious Diseases 11.14.18
ASTMH TropMed Conference and the Power of Diversity in Science

By: Caitlin Christman, Malaria Technical Advisor, U.s. President’s Malaria Initiative

Global Health, Public Health & Infectious Diseases 11.09.18
Tackling Typhoid with an Integrated Approach

By: Catherine Gulley, Sabin Vaccine Institute

Global Health, Malaria, Infectious Diseases, Public Health & Disease Outbreaks 11.05.18
Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Public Health 11.02.18
A Conversation with Incoming ASTMH President Chandy C. John

By: Chandy C. John, Md, Ms, Astmh President

Malaria, Disease Outbreaks, Global Health & Infectious Diseases 11.02.18
The scourge of antimalarial drug resistance

Andrea Stewart discusses updates in antimalarial resistance during TropMed18.

By: Andrea-stewart

Ebola, Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 11.01.18
Global Health, Infectious Diseases, Disease Outbreaks & Cholera 11.01.18
Disease Outbreaks, Public Health & Infectious Diseases 10.31.18
Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 10.31.18
Human challenge models: What we learn from voluntary infection

By: Leslie Jamka, Mem, Ms, Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (cvd) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Infectious Diseases, Global Health & Disease Outbreaks 10.31.18
Malaria, Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 10.31.18
Infectious Diseases & Dengue Virus 10.31.18
Public Health & Global Health 10.31.18
Malaria, Global Health, Disease Outbreaks & Infectious Diseases 10.30.18
Infectious Diseases, Global Health & Disease Outbreaks 10.30.18
Infectious Diseases & Global Health 10.30.18
Ending Cholera

By: Eric Mintz, Md, Mph - Team Lead, Global Epidemiology Waterborne Diseases Prevention Branch, Cdc

10.30.18
Japanese Encephalitis—No Longer Neglected

By: Dr. Nihal Abeysinghe & Dr. Kathy Neuzil

Infectious Diseases, Global Health, Public Health & Disease Outbreaks 10.30.18
On the Anniversary of the 1918 Flu Pandemic, Disease Experts Nervously on the Look-Out for the next Big One

As we mark the 100th Anniversary of 1918 Flu Pandemic – What’s Next Big One?

By: Matthew Davis, Burness

Infectious Diseases, Global Health & Disease Outbreaks 10.30.18
Malaria, Global Health & Infectious Diseases 10.30.18
School Age Kids: Targeting an Important Reservoir of Malaria Transmission

By: Ingrid Peterson, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Global Health, Infectious Diseases & Disease Outbreaks 10.30.18
Ebola, Infectious Diseases, Global Health, Public Health & Disease Outbreaks 10.29.18
Plenary, Hiv & Infectious Diseases 10.29.18
Malaria, Infectious Diseases & Global Health 10.29.18
Malaria, Africa & Infectious Diseases 10.29.18
Why We’re Never Done Adapting: PMI and the Importance of Operational Research

By: Martin Alilio Operational Research Coordinator U.s. President’s Malaria Initiative

Global Health, Ebola, Hiv, Africa, Infectious Diseases & Plenary 10.28.18
Infectious Diseases & Malaria 10.26.18
Working to Stop Malaria Relapse for Good

By: Brice Campo, Director, Drug Discovery at Mmv