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2016 COCA Calls/Webinars Information, Summaries, & Slide Sets

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Title:Effectively Communicating with Patients about Opioid Therapy

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Speakers:   Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

David J. Tauben, MD, FACP
Chief, Division of Pain Medicine
Clinical Professor
Hughes M & Katherine G. Blake Endowed Professor
Departments of Medicine and Anesthesia & Pain Medicine
University of Washington

Joseph O. Merrill MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center

Title:Gearing up for the Travel Season: How Clinicians Can Ensure Their Patients are Packed with Knowledge on Zika Prevention

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016

Speakers:   Mary Tanner, MD, FAAP
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Allison Taylor Walker PhD, MPH
Senior Epidemiologist
Travelers’ Health Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Title:Risk Mitigation Strategies to Reduce Opioid Overdoses

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Speakers:   Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jane C Ballantyne, MD, FRCA
Professor
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center

Joseph O. Merrill MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center

Title:Updated CDC Zika Laboratory Testing Guidance

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Speakers:   Grace Kubin, Ph.D.
Laboratory Director
Texas Department of State Health Services
Association of Public Health Laboratories

Matthew J. Binnicker, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Director of Clinical Virology
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
American Society of Microbiology

Christy Ottendorfer, Ph.D.
Microbiologist
Team Lead, Zika Lab Team Task Force
Emergency Operations Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Title:Assessment and Evidence-based Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Speakers:   Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Joseph O. Merrill, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Harborview Medical Center

Mark Sullivan, MD, PhD
Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Bioethics and Humanities
University of Washington

Title:Advancing the One Health Concept through Collaborations that Connect, Create, and Educate

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016

Speaker:   Cheryl Stroud, DVM, PhD
Executive Director
One Health Commission

Title:Zika in the ED: How Emergency Care Staff can Take Action

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Speakers:   Monica Escalante Kolbuk, MSN, RN, CEN
Senior Associate, Institute for Quality, Safety and Injury Prevention
Emergency Nurses Association

Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine
American College of Emergency Physicians

Title:What’s New for the 2016-2017 Flu Season: Recommendations for Children

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016

Speaker(s): Lisa Grohskopf, MD, MPH
Medical Officer
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Henry H. Bernstein, DO, MHCM, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics at Hofstra North Shore
LIJ School of Medicine

Title:Zika Update: Clinical Laboratory Testing and Care of Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Speaker(s): Kate Russell, MD, MPH
Epidemic Intelligence Officer
Influenza Division
National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sara E. Oliver, MD, MSPH
Epidemic Intelligence Officer
Division of Viral Diseases
National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Title:Dosing and Titrating Opioids

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Speaker(s): Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jane Ballantyne, MD, FRCA
Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Director, UW Pain Fellowship
University of Washington

Mark Sullivan, MD, PHD
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Bioethics and Humanities
University of Washington

Title:Updated Interim Zika Clinical Guidance for Pregnant Women and Data on Contraceptive Use to Decrease Zika-affected Pregnancies

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Speaker(s): Charlan D. Kroelinger, PhD, MA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Erin Berry-Bibee, MD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Titilope Oduyebo, MD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Title: Assessing Benefits and Harms of Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain

Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Speaker(s):Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jane Ballantyne, MD, FRCA
Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
University of Washington

Mark Daniel Sullivan, MD, PhD 
Professor, Psychiatry
Adjunct Professor
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Bioethics and Humanities
University of Washington

Title:CDC Recommendations for Nonopioid Treatments in the Management of Chronic Pain

Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Speaker(s):Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

James Robinson, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Center for Pain Relief and the Bone and Joint Surgery Center
University of Washington

David J. Tauben, MD, FACP
Chief, Division of Pain Medicine
Clinical Professor
Hughes M & Katherine G Blake Endowed Professor
Departments of Medicine and Anesthesia & Pain Medicine
University of Washington

Title:Identification and Care of Patients with Hantavirus Disease

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Speaker(s):Barbara Knust, DVM, MPH, DCAVPM
Epidemiologist
Office of Infectious Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gregory Mertz, MD
Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine
University of New Mexico

Michelle Harkins, MD
Chief Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
University of New Mexico

Title:CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Speaker(s):Deborah Dowell, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tamara Haegerich, PhD
Deputy Associate Director for Science
Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
National Center for Injury Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

David J. Tauben, MD, FACP
Clinical Associate Professor and Chief
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Washington

Title:Little Bite, Big Disease: Recognizing and Managing Tickborne Illnesses

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2016

Speaker(s):Naomi Drexler, MPH
Epidemiologist
Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch
Division of Vector-Borne Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Christina Nelson MD, MPH
Medical Epidemiologist
Bacterial Diseases Branch
Division of Vector-Borne Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elizabeth Schiffman, MPH, MA
Senior Epidemiologist
Minnesota Department of Health

Title:Drivers of Infectious Diseases: Connections Matter

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016

Speaker(s):William B. Karesh, DVM
Executive Vice President, Health & Policy
EcoHealth Alliance

Title:Updated Interim Zika Clinical Guidance for Reproductive Age Women and Men, Sexual Transmission of Zika, and the U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Speaker(s):Christine K. Olson, MD, MPH
Medical Officer
Division of Reproductive Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Speaker(s):Jefferson M. Jones MD MPH
EIS Officer
Division Of Scientific Education And Professional Development
Center For Surveillance, Epidemiology And Laboratory Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Speaker(s):John T. Brooks, MD
Senior Medical Advisor
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Title:Synthetic Cannabinoids: Information and Guidance for Clinicians

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016

Speaker(s):Amelia M. Kasper, MD, MHS
Epidemic Intelligence Service Office
Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Speaker(s):Robert Galli, MD
Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Executive Director
TelEmergency

Speaker(s):Justin K. Arnold, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Title:Update on Interim Zika Virus Clinical Guidance and Recommendations

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016

Speaker(s):Katherine Fleming-Dutra, MD
Medical Officer
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Speaker(s):Emily Petersen, MD
Medical Officer
Division of Reproductive Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Speaker(s):Alexa Oster, MD
Medical Epidemiologist
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Title:High Burden, Great Opportunity: Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Speaker(s):Janet S. Wright, MD FACC
Executive Director
Million Hearts®
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Title:2015-2016 Influenza Activity and Clinical Recommendations

Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Speaker(s):Fiona Havers, MD, MHS
Medical Officer
Influenza Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Title:Zika Virus — What Clinicians Need to Know

Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Speaker(s):Ingrid Rabe, MBChB, MMed
Medical Epidemiologist
Division of Vector-Borne Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dana Meaney-Delman, MD, MPH, FACOG
Medical Officer
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cynthia A. Moore, MD, PhD
Director
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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