Delaware’s Pandemic Influenza Summit
Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center
Dover, Delaware
Feb. 21, 2006

Summit Presentations

Opening Remarks
David B. Mitchell, Secretary
Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security

Vincent P. Meconi, Secretary
Delaware Department of Health and Social Services

Call to Action for Pandemic Planning: A State Prepared
Ruth Ann Minner

A Nation Prepared
Alex Michael Azar II, Deputy Secretary
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Connecting “What We Know” with “How to Prepare”
Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona
U.S. Surgeon General

Preparing our Nation for Pandemic Influenza
Alfonso Martinez-Fonts, Jr., Special Assistant to the Secretary
for the Private SectorU.S. Department of Homeland Security

Pandemic Influenza Roles and Responsibilities for Delaware
Jaime H. Rivera, MD, FAAP, Director
Division of Public Health
Delaware Department of Health and Social Services

Activation of the Medical Reserve Corps during a
Pandemic Influenza Response

Robert Rosenbaum, MD, Chairman
Christiana Care Emergency Management Committee and Clinical
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Christiana Care Health System 

The Impact of Pandemic Flu on Public Health
Rashid A. Chotani, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Director, Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Alert System
Johns Hopkins University

Avian Influenza: Recent Agricultural Events
Jack Gelb, Jr., PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Animal and Food Sciences
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of Delaware

A Systematic Analytic Approach to Pandemic
Influenza Preparedness Planning

Daniel J. Barnett, MD, MPH, Instructor, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness

Closing Remarks
Secretary David B. Mitchell
Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security


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