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CPHAZ 2015 Public Health Symposium will be May 28th, 2015


Join us on Thursday, May 28th, 2015 for a jam packed day of presentations, posters and networking on a range of public health research areas.

The event will be at the Hanlon Convention Centre in Guelph, Ontario. If you are interested in the public health aspects of human, animal and/or environmental health, then this is one event you do not want to miss!

Drs. Gerry Wright and Allison McGeer will be the keynote speakers. Dr. Wright is the Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research at McMaster University, and also holds a chair position in Infection and Anti-Infective Research for Antibiotic Biochemistry. Dr. McGeer is Mount Sinai Hospital's Director of Infection Control. Her experience in infection and disease outbreak is vast, from influenza to the SARS outbreak in 2003 to her current work through the World Health Organization to fight the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.

We are currently accepting suggestions for short (20 minute) talks to supplement our keynote speakers. To submit a suggestion please contact Talks will be selected from abstract submissions. Registration, agenda's and speaker bios will be available under the CPHAZ Symposium link in the menu to the right (Under CPHAZ Resources). Information about registration and abstract deadlines will be provided soon!





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The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) has a tradition of excellence in research and education in public health at the human-animal-environmental interface. Researchers at OVC enjoy close collaborations in public health research and teaching with other faculty at the University of Guelph, as well as colleagues from other universities and animal health and public health organizations.

The Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) was established in 2006, to coordinate existing public health research and promote new collaborative research activities designed to enhance our capacity to solve problems and implement solutions in public health at the human-animal-environmental interface and to expand the pool of educated personnel able to address the public health needs of the population.

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