One-week Course on “Control of Foodborne and Waterborne Diseases” at Emory (January 2013) – NoroCORE Food Virology

One-week Course on “Control of Foodborne and Waterborne Diseases” at Emory (January 2013)

colored pens and notebooks“CDC and Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health will cosponsor, Environmental Microbiology: Control of Foodborne and Waterborne Diseases, on January 7–12, 2013, at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health. This 6-day course on the surveillance of foodborne and waterborne diseases is designed for public health practitioners and other students interested in the safety of food and water.  This course will provide a broad overview of the major foodborne and waterborne diseases. The course describes how information from surveillance is used to improve public health policy and practice in ways that contribute to the safety of food and water supplies.”

Three of the instructors for this course are lead investigators in the NoroCORE Collaborative- Dr. Christine Moe of Emory, Dr. Jan Vinje of the CDC, and Dr. Aron Hall of the CDC.  Please see the link below for additional details, including a more extensive description of the course itself, as well as availability, applications, and cost.  The deadline for applying is December 15, 2012.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6138a6.htm?s_cid=mm6138a6_w

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