2019 COCA Calls/Webinars Information, Summaries, & Slide Sets

Title: Preventing the Spread of Novel or Targeted Multidrug-resistant Organisms (MDROs) in Nursing Homes through Enhanced Barrier Precautions
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2019

Nimalie Stone, MD, MS
Team Lead, Long-Term Care Team
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kara Jacobs Slifka, MD, MPH
LCDR United States Public Health Service
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette or Vaping Product Use Associated Lung Injury — United States, October 2019
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2019

Lieutenant Commander David Siegel, MD, MPH (USPHS)
Clinical Team, 2019 CDC Lung Injury Emergency Response
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: 2019–2020 Recommendations for Influenza Prevention and Treatment in Children: An Update for Pediatric Providers
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2019

Flor Munoz, MD, MSc, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
American Academy of Pediatrics

Fatimah Dawood, MD
Medical Officer
Epidemiology and Prevention Branch
Influenza Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use or Vaping: Information for Clinicians
Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Lieutenant Commander Tara Jatlaoui, MD, MPH (USPHS)
Medical Officer, Medical Epidemiologist
Clinical Team Lead, 2019 CDC Lung Injury Response
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: HHS and CDC Recommendations to Expand the Use of Naloxone—A Life-saving, yet Underutilized Drug for Reversing Opioid Overdose
Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH (USPHS)
20th U.S. Surgeon General

Captain Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, DrPH, MPH (USPHS)
Director, Strategy and Innovation, CDC Injury Center
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: Multidrug-resistant Candida auris: Update on Current U.S. Epidemiology, Clinical Profile, Management, and Control Strategies
Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2019

Snigdha Vallabhaneni, MD, MPH
Medical Epidemiologist, Prevention and Response Branch
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tom Chiller, MD, MPH
Chief, Mycotic Diseases Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: Most Measles Cases in 25 Years: Is This the End of Measles Elimination in the United States?
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ryan Fagan, MD, MPH&TM
Medical Officer
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adria Lee, MSPH
Epidemiologist
Division of Viral Diseases
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Manisha Patel, MD, MS
Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Herpesvirus, and Domestic Polio Epidemiology Team Lead
Division of Viral Diseases
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: Travel-associated Rickettsioses Guidance: Pre-travel Counseling, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Reporting
Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Cara Cherry, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
Veterinary Epidemiologist
Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch
Division of Vector-borne Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kristina M. Angelo, DO, MPH&TM
Medical Epidemiologist
Travelers’ Health Branch (proposed)
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: Guidance for Using Intravenous Artesunate for Treating Severe Malaria in the United States
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Kathrine R. Tan, MD, MPH
Chief, Domestic Response Unit, Malaria Branch
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria
Center for Global Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: Extensively Drug-resistant Salmonella Typhi Infections Emerge Among Travelers to or from Pakistan—United States, 2016–2018

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Grace D. Appiah, MD, MS
Medical Officer
Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louise K. Francois Watkins, MD, MPH
Medical Officer
Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: Clinical Update: Cholera Vaccine for Travelers

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Kristina M. Angelo, DO, MPH&TM
Medical Epidemiologist
Travelers’ Health Branch
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Erin Conners, PhD, MPH
Epidemic Intelligence Officer
Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Title: 2018-2019 Influenza Season and Recommendations for Clinicians

Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Alicia P. Budd, MPH
Epidemiologist
Influenza Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Angela Campbell, MD, MPH
Medical Officer
Influenza Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Page last reviewed: January 15, 2019