Topics will include the basics about Ebola, treatment and management of the disease, Ebola preparedness in Los Angeles County and the response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
Speaking will be Anne Rimoin, associate professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health; Dr. Zachary Rubin, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and medical director at UCLA Clinical Epidemiology and Infection Prevention; Nancy Aossey, president and CEO of the International Medical Corps; and Dr. Laurene Mascola, Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Acute Communicable Disease Program.
The event will be moderated by Thomas J. Coates, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and director of the UCLA Center for World Health. A question-and-answer session will follow with a panel of experts from the Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the UCLA Center for Public Health and Disasters, and the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management.
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