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PHO Rounds: Hepatitis A-E in focus: A five part series (Part 1)
Friday, April 15, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 345
Topic:
Infectious Diseases
City: Toronto
Type: PHO Rounds
Format: In Person; Webinar

​Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

This five part webinar series will provide attendees with an introduction to the pathogenesis, diagnosis and epidemiology of infectious hepatitis in Ontario. The first session will cover liver anatomy and physiology, the etiology of infectious hepatitis, the healthcare system impact, diagnostic test methodologies and interpretation, and the role of viral typing and sequencing in outbreak investigations. Subsequent sessions will specifically focus on the epidemiology, clinical features and laboratory diagnostic considerations for each of the hepatitis viruses (i.e., A, B/D, C, and E), as well as discuss opportunities for prevention and the impact on public health in Ontario.

Presenters: Dr. Gary Garber and Dr. Tony Mazzuli

Dr. Gary Garber specialized in Internal Medicine at University of Toronto and Infectious Diseases at the University of British Columbia.  He is a Professor in the Dept. of Medicine at the Universities of Toronto and Ottawa. He is also the Chief of Infection Prevention and Control at Public Health Ontario‎ and an Infectious Diseases (ID) physician at the Ottawa Hospital.

Dr. Mazzulli specialized in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at the University of Toronto. At Mount Sinai Hospital, he is the Microbiologist-in-Chief and an Infectious Disease Consultant. He is also a Professor at the University of Toronto in the Departments of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. He is currently a microbiologist at Public Health Ontario laboratory.

Public Health Ontario Rounds are approved for continuing medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

For more information, contact ian.johnson@oahpp.ca.

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If you require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact 647-260-7100 or events@oahpp.ca.

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