We are pleased to welcome you to our first open house. The NEOICN offers local support and resources to infection prevention and control professionals in acute, long-term and community care. Drop in and meet our new staff and learn what’s new and emerging in IPAC issues specific to your workplace. It’s a great opportunity to network with your IPAC peers and exchange information.
10:15–11:15 am: Dr. Gary Garber, IPAC Medical Director, will discuss Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Clostridium difficile (C-difficile)
Gary Garber is Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Public Health Ontario. Born in Montreal, Gary obtained his medical degree from the University of Calgary and then trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto and did his Infectious Disease clinical and research training at the University of British Columbia.
His research Interests are in novel antimicrobial evaluation, Infection Prevention and Control, Antimicrobial Stewardship and development of multidisciplinary care in hard to serve populations. His laboratory studies the pathogenesis of Trichomonas vaginalis, a sexually transmitted pathogen with an emphasis on vaccine development.
Hospitals, long-term care, retirement homes, public health units, and community health care
Public Health Ontario is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodations to participate in this event, or have any questions please contact Rebecca Maskevich at firstname.lastname@example.org or 705-222-0577.