Spring 2016 NYC ASM Meeting

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Spring Meeting 2016

The Spring 2015 NYC ASM Meeting is scheduled for:

Friday, May 6, 2016.

Faculty of the Spring Meeting 2016

Joseph Campos, PhD
Interim Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine
Director, Microbiology, Molecular Diagnostics & Laboratory Informatics
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Maria Karlsson, PhD
Surveillance Activity Lead
Clinical & Environmental Microbiology Branch
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Michael A. Pfaller, MD
Chief Medical Officer
T2 Biosystems, Lexington, MA
Professor Emeritus
Depts, Pathology & Epidemiology
University of Iowa
College of Medicine & Public Health

Anthony Tran, DrPH
Director of Policy & Operations
NYC Bureau of the Public Health Laboratory
New York, NY

Richard J. Wallace, Jr, MD
Chairman, Department Microbiology
University of Texas Health Center
Tyler, TX


Program of Spring Meeting 2016

8:00 AM – 8:50 AM


8:50 AM – 9:00 AM

Dr. Audrey Schuetz
President, NYC ASM

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Dr. Anthony Tran
NYC DOHMH PHL Response to What Plagues the Big Apple

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

Dr. Michael A. Pfaller
Nosocomial Candidiasis: Antifungal Stewardship & Rapid Diagnosis

10:30 AM – 11:30 PM


11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Dr. Maria Karlsson
Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae: Superbugs of the Century

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM


1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Dr. Richard J. Wallace, Jr
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Clinical Impact & Lab Diagnosis

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Dr. Joseph Campos
Challenging Case Presentations

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM