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Michigan Infectious Disease Society and

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Annual Fall Scientific Conference

November 16, 2023 

Novi, Michigan

Hybrid Conference: may to attend in person or via zoom

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Agenda

12:00 PM

Buffet Luncheon 

Welcome & Introductions

Pranatharthi Chandrasekar, MD,

MIDS President

12:30 PM

Keynote Address-RSV Epidemiology, Clinical Picture and New Vaccines

Ann R. Falsey, MD,

Professor of Medicine,

University of Rochester School of Medicine, 

Rochester, NY

 1:20 PM

Fungal Outbreaks: Lessons Learned 

Luis Ostrosky, MD,

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology,

Division Chief at the Division of Infectious Diseases

McGovern Medical School 

Houston, TX

 2:00 PM

Break 

 2:30 PM

Xylazine: Epidemiology, Clinical Management, & Wound Care for Clinicians

Russell Faust, MD, PhD,

Medical Director,

Oakland County Health Laboratory Director,

Michigan Regional Lab, Oakland County

 3:00 PM

Malaria Re-emerging in the US: Is Michigan Next?   

Emily Dinh, PhD, MSPH

Medical Entomologist,

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

 3:30 PM

Blastomycosis Outbreak in Escanaba, Michigan

Rebecca Reik, MPH

Zoonotic Epidemiologist,

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

 4:00 PM

More Than Lyme: Michigan’s Tickborne Diseases

Rachel Burkholder, MPH

Vector-Borne Disease Epidemiologist

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

 4:30 PM

Adjourn – Closing Remarks – Dr. Chandrasekar

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