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Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, December 13

Elizabeth A. Talbot, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Presenting: "NH Infectious Disease Outbreaks in 2013: Relevance to DHMC Clinicians"

Friday, December 13, 2013
Auditorium E, DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, December 13, 2013 for the presentation titled:


New Hampshire Infectious Disease Outbreaks in 2013: Relevance to DHMC Clinicians


Elizabeth A. Talbot, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Co-sponsored by the Section of Infectious Disease and the Department of Medicine,

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Clarify the fundamental vocabulary of and approach to outbreak investigation
  2. Adapt the ten steps of outbreak investigation to a Salmonella cluster in NH
  3. Review the chronology and infer the implications of the nosocomial hepatitis C, fungal meningitis, and CJD outbreaks in NH
  4. Anticipate the impact of the MERS CoV epidemic: what are appropriate institutional, state, and federal jurisdiction preparedness and control measures?


Elizabeth A. Talbot, MD

Elizabeth A. Talbot, MD received her medical degree from The Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ in 1992.  She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Duke University Medical Center in NC in 1995 and her Infectious Disease Fellowship, Laboratory of Mycobacterial Genetics, also at Duke University Medical Center in 1998.

Dr. Talbot is an infectious diseases and tropical medicine-trained internist, who has had extensive experience in international and domestic disease control through outbreak investigation, clinical projects, research, and consultation.  She trained at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, and with the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service in Botswana with the International Activities of the Division of TB Elimination.

She is currently an Associate Professor at the Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth, and is a consulting Medical Scientist for the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) in Geneva, Switzerland. She is the Deputy State Epidemiologist for the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, and works with PATH, USAID PEPFAR and TB CARE II for global disease control activities, especially in Tanzania, Haiti, Swaziland, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Elizabeth A. Talbot, MD has stated that she has no financial interests or arrangements in association with this presentation.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Elizabeth Talbot to Medicine Grand Rounds.

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