Recent outbreaks of Ebola, enterovirus, and other infectious diseases have captured attention of both healthcare providers and the public. Pathogenic microorganisms, some with the potential to cause life-threatening diseases, may be transmitted directly or indirectly from person to person, via contact with insects or animals or by the ingestion of contaminated food or water.
This presentation will:
Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH is director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), a professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health; a professor in the Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering; and an adjunct professor in the Medical School, University of Minnesota. He is also a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences and the Council of Foreign Relations.
In June 2005, Dr. Osterholm was appointed by Michael Leavitt, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to the newly established National Science Advisory Board on Biosecurity. In July 2008, he was named to the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center’s Academy of Excellence in Health Research. In October 2008, he was appointed to the World Economic Forum Working Group on Pandemics
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
4:00pm - 4:30pm – Reception
4:30pm - 6:00pm – Presentation
Location: Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, Room 605 and 6th Floor Lobby
Credit: 1.5 Hours Lecture
AGD Codes: 024 Immunology, 148 Infectious Disease
On September 27, 1992, the Dallas alumni chapter of Alpha Omega International Fraternity presented a $10,000 contribution from Alfred W. Brauman to Baylor College of Dentistry, establishing the Brauman-Bell Alpha Omega Lectureship. The lectureship was named in honor of BCD alumni Dr. Welden E. Bell and Dr. Alfred W. Brauman. The lectureship was endowed in 1997 through two generous gifts to Baylor College of Dentistry from Dr. Brauman’s daughter, Tricia Michaelson of Dallas.
Dr. Bell earned his degree in 1934 and was a faculty member in oral and maxillofacial surgery and a continuing education lecturer until his death in 1990. He was a visiting lecturer to 24 dental schools throughout the United States and Canada and the author of nine textbooks on orofacial pain and TMD.Dr. Brauman, a 1938 graduate, was instrumental in establishing the Dallas chapter of Alpha Omega fraternity while in dental school. A practicing dentist in Dallas for more than 50 years and a commercial real estate developer, Dr. Brauman was an active community volunteer and philanthropist until his death in 1996. Drs. Bell and Brauman maintained a friendship for 52 years.
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