Saturday, 12 February 2011

Session 6: Feb 15, 2011: Tick-transmitted Infectious Diseases In North Carolina: Local, National and Global Implications

The One Health Intellectual Exchange "Philosophy to Practical Integration of Human, Animal and Environmental Health", an IEG discussion series, is sponsored by the Triangle Global Health Consortium One Health Collaborative. It is designed to enhance collaborations between physicians, veterinarians, researchers and other local / global health professionals by increasing public awareness of the interconnectedness of people, animals and the environment.

Session 6: Feb 15, 2011: Tick-transmitted Infectious Diseases In North Carolina: Local, National and Global Implications

This session will include a panel with leading researchers, Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt
Dr. Charles Apperson, and Dr. Ricardo Maggi. 


Learning Objectives:
1.  Students will be knowledgeable of the tick species that transmit pathogens of public and veterinary health importance.
2.  Students will be knowledgeable of the life cycles of ticks of public and veterinary health importance.
3.  Students will be knowledgeable of the bacterial pathogens and the general disease manifestations of bacterial pathogens of public and veterinary health importance. 
Suggested readings for this session are referenced below: