Galveston Bay Area Sierra Club Houston Meeting

Title: Galveston Bay Area Sierra Club Houston Meeting
Location: Bay Area Community Center (blue roof) in Clear Lake Park (across street from Clear Lake), 5002 NASA Parkway, Seabrook 77586
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Description: Global Climate Change and Infectious Disease: What You Need to Know

Speaker : Dr. Kim Schuenke
The Associate Director for the Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Disease
at UTMB in Galveston, will discuss diseases transmitted by insects which are on the
rise. Dr. Schuenke will discuss factors that contribute to this phenomenon, and local
efforts regarding disease surveillance and mosquito control.

The One Health, One Medicine concept will also be discussed, in which we recognize
that human, animal, and environmental health are closely related and intimately linked.

Contact: Grace Martinez/281-732-1201 or Kim Schuenke/409-771-3060
Start Time: 18:30
Date: 2011-10-19
End Time: 20:30