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32nd Annual Wisconsin Virology Conference

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:45 pm

32nd Annual Wisconsin Virology Conference


  • Jacob Dougherty, BA, HIV Prevention Unit Supervisor, Division of Public Health at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • Angie Maxted, DVM, PhD, ACVPM, State Public Health Veterinarian, WI Department of Health Services
  • Kelsey Florek, PhD, MPH, Data Scientist III, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
  • Derrick Chen, MD, Medical Director and Associate Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
  • Jon Temte, MD, PhD, Professor & Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Allen Bateman, PhD, MPH, Director, Communicable Disease Division, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
  • Richard Griesser, BS, Microbiologist III, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
  • Erika Hanson, MS, Microbiologist III, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene

Description of Session:

This one day conference will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about current topics in clinical and public health virology. Topics which will be discussed include: Clinical Virology Case Studies, An overview of virology test offerings and surveillance programs at WSLH, Next generation sequencing for surveillance of HCV, a rabies overview from public health/epidemiology and laboratory perspectives, updates on school-based absenteeism surveillance, updates to surveillance of and public health response to HIV, and a data modernization update. The conference will provide attendees an opportunity to learn about viruses of clinical and public health importance and to network with other clinical microbiologists in Wisconsin.

A certificate of participation will be granted to each participant based on 6.0 contact hours of instruction toward credit.

This program is co-sponsored by ASCLS-WI which is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. program.

As part of the new P.A.C.E. continuing education process, please go to the ASCLS CE Organizer web site to print your P.A.C.E. certificates. You will be asked for a code number to print the certificate. We will provide you this number during the webinar.

P.A.C.E. credits are only available to those who attended the conference. Please note that the deadline for receiving P.A.C.E. education credit for this webinar is June 21st, 2024.



May 21
8:00 am - 3:45 pm
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