Click below to hear what students are saying about Dr. Schuchat’s keynote address on the opening night of Duke’s Winter Forum, Pandemic 2011.
U.S. Assistant Surgeon General Dr. Anne Schuchat delivered the keynote address for PANDEMIC 2011. She’s excited to be a part of the 3-day educational event, in which Duke undergrads will learn the key issues behind pandemic preparedness, surveillance and response. Click on the video below to watch a short interview with Dr. Schuchat.
Given the “news break” from INN regarding a potential pandemic in China with a significant implication to Duke.
Fortunately, Dr. Schuchat (the Assistant Surgeon General) is going to brief us on what is current known about influenza viruses and help clarify what is fact and fiction.
How did the keynote speaker help improve your understanding of flu and the potential risk of a future pandemic?
Are there any strategies or methods to help control the impact of such a pandemic given by Dr. Schuchat?
What are the concerns about the current health infrastructure to deal with a future pandemic? Do you feel we are ready now?
(Please note that the news brief is for education purposes and is fictional).
(note: Winter Forum participants should attend in person)
This Sunday, Jan 9, 5:45pm EST, virtually attend the keynote address, delivered by CDC Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, MD: http://www.ustream.tv/DukeUniversity#events
Dr. Schuchat is the Assistant Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service and the Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. Dr. Schuchat will discuss the challenges of surveillance and containment of influenza epidemics and the lessons learned from past outbreaks, including H1N1, Avian Flu, and SARS.
Also, DGHI will be tweeting live from the event. Join the conversation using hash tag #DukeLive.