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2018 Ebola Virus & Emerging Infectious Disease Summit

November 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-5

2018 Ebola Virus Summit

The 2018 Virginia Ebola & Highly Infectious Disease Summit will be held Nov. 19, 2018 in Winchester, Virginia.

Highlighted presentations include:

  • From Ebola to Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Focus on the Frontlines
  • Ebola PUI: Laboratory Testing and Biosafety Perspective
  • Center for Domestic Preparedness Highly Infectious Disease Training
  • Valley Health System-Wide Exercise Panel Discussion
  • Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition Full-Scale Exercise Panel Discussion
  • Frontline Hospitals and Assessment and Treatment Centers
  • Tour of Winchester Medical Center Unique Pathogens Unit

Presenters for this summit include:

  • Morris Reece, Unique Pathogens Grant, Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association
  • Mark H. Merill, President & CEO, Valley Health System
  • Laurie Forlando, DO, MPH, Deputy Commissioner for Population Health
  • Director, Office of Epidemiology, State Epidemiologist
  • Syra Madad, DHSc, MSc, MCP, Senior Director, System-wide Special Pathogens Program
  • Nicolas Cagliuso Sr., Ph.D., MPH, Senior Assistant Vice President, Emergency Management New York City Health and Hospitals
  • LaToya A. Griffin-Thomas, Ph.D., Lead Scientist – Bioterrorism/Special Pathogens Response Coordinator, Department of General Services, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services
  • Sonya Lipscomb, BSN, RN, CCRN, CHEC III, Central Lynchburg General Hospital


November 19, 2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-5
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VHHA – Virginia Healthcare Emergency Management Program


Winchester Medical Center Conference Center
1888 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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