The Impending Pandemic


March 21, 2007 at Community General Osteopathic Hospital

4300 Londonderry Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109


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Avian Flu What Do We Know: Part 1?
Avian Flu What Do We Know: Part 1?
Dr. Wallace Greene

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Pandemic Planning
at the Federal, State and Local level

Michael Huff

Deputy Secretary for Health Planning and Assessment, PA DOH

 

Pandemic Planning
at Ephrata Community Hospital

Beverly McAllister

Ephrata Community Hospital

 

Diagnostic Tests for Influenza:
T
he Tortoise and the Hare

Dr. Arthur Crist

Wellspan Health System


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  • Wallace H. Greene, Ph.D.- Associate Professor of Pathology and Director of Clinical Virology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Wallace H Greene, Ph.D., is a Diplomate of The American Board of Medical Microbiology and is Certified in Medical and Public Health Virology. He was granted a patent in 1989 for a vaccine against infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis. Dr. Greene is active in many professional organizations including the American Society for Microbiology, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Pan American Society for Diagnostic Virology and the Pennsylvania Strategic Medical Action Response Team. He is also a co-president of the Central Pennsylvania Microbiology Association.

  • Michael Huff Deputy Secretary for Health Planning and Assessment, PA Dept of Health

  • Arthur E. Crist, Jr., Ph.D. Clinical Microbiologist/Technical Director of Clinical Microbiology, Wellspan Health System, York Hospital, Department of Laboratories, Division of Clinical Microbiology. Arthur E. Crist. Jr.,Ph.D., currently serves on the Infection Control Committee and the Counter-Terrorism Task Force at York Hospital. He is a member of York Laboratory Associates and the faculty of the School of Medical technology at York Hospital.  Dr. Crist is a current member of the American Society for Microbiology, the Anaerobe Society of the Americas and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. He has served in the past as both vice president and president of the Central Pennsylvania Microbiology Association.

  • Beverly McAllister Laboratory Operations Manager, Ephrata Community Hospital Beverly McAllister received both her BS in Medical  Technology and her Masters degree in Administration from Western Connecticut State University. She is a member of both the Emergency Management Committee and the Pandemic Planning Committee at Ephrata Community Hospital. Bev is also certified in National Incident Management Courses 100, 200 and 800 by FEMA Homeland Security.


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