Global Health Discussions Series: “Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza: Surveillance and Response in Kenya”
The first lecture in the new Global Health Discussions Series will feature Mark Katz, MD. Dr. Katz is a medical epidemiologist and currently the advisor for surveillance and epidemic-prone diseases at the US Centers for Disease Control-Haiti in Port Au Prince.
Before coming to Haiti, Mark was based in Nairobi for five years, where he directed CDC-Kenya's regional influenza program. Mark attended Mount Sinai Medical School and completed his residency in internal medicine and primary care at NYU/Bellevue. He was a fellow in CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service program from 2004-2006. Mark will talk about his work in Kenya with a focus on results from an influenza vaccine demonstration project in rural and urban Kenya.
Organized by: Center for Global Health
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