Expert to present smallpox epidemic scenario Dec. 12

WHAT: “Smallpox Epidemic in a Metropolitan Area: What Would It Look Like and What Resources Would It Require?” – one of a series of presentations of practical public health advice and bioresearch information related to homeland security.

WHEN: Noon Friday, Dec. 12

WHERE: Lecture Hall 3.102B near the Dolph Briscoe Library, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), 7703 Floyd Curl Drive in the South Texas Medical Center

WHO: Dan Gower, Ph.D., senior analyst with Altarum, a non-profit research and innovation institution headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., with offices in Alexandria, Va., and San Antonio.

NOTES: The UTHSC Center for Public Health Preparedness and Biomedical Research, in cooperation with Texas Department of Health Region 8 and Altarum, is providing this program. Introductions will be made by Harold L. Timboe, M.D., M.P.H., UTHSC associate vice president for administration and director of the Center for Public Health Preparedness and Biomedical Research. Closing remarks will be made by Chip Riggins, M.D., M.P.H., Region 8 public health director.

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