Meetings and Photos


Thursday, March 29, 2018
6:00 – 9:00pm
Forefront Center, Waltham, MA

Integrating Genomics and Epidemiology: Examples of Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea and the Resurgence of Mumps

Yonatan Grad, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Immunology and Infectious Disease
Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Massachusetts Medical Society,  860 Winter Street, Waltham Woods Corporate Center, Waltham, MA 02451-1411

Bridging Syndemics: Infections and Substance Use Disorder

A case-based, interdisciplinary exploration of the nexus of substance use disorder, and prevention and management of infectious diseases, with the goal of identifying strategies and action steps to improve patient outcomes

A conference for those involved in the care of patients with difficult-to-treat infections complicated by substance use disorder, jointly provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Boston Public Health Commission, the Massachusetts Infectious Diseases Society, the Northeast Branch of the American Society for Microbiology and the Massachusetts Medical Society

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Program Fee: $40

Northeast Regional Antimicrobial Resistance Conference: “A Spectrum of Threat”
Wednesday, October 18, 2017:  12:30pm – 5:00 pm

“Antibiotic Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae” Katherine Hsu, MD, MPH, FAAP, Medical Director, Division of STD Prevention & HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Associate Professor of Pediatrics / Attending Physician, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Boston University Medical Center ….. please click here

“Drug-resistant Tuberculosis” Elizabeth A. Talbot, MD, Associate Professor at the Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth, Deputy State Epidemiologist for the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services …. please click here

“Antimicrobial Resistance Task Force” Richard Melchreit, MD, Healthcare Associated Infections Program, Connecticut Department of Public Health … please click here

“New Antimicrobials: Now and for the Future” David C. Hooper, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital … please click here

“Strategies Toward Stewardship in Long-Term Care”  Stefan Gravenstein, MD, MPH, CMD, Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Brown University … please click here

“Around the World of Antimicrobial Stewardship Policy”
Wednesday, October 18, 2017:  6:30-9:30 pm

Louise-Marie Dembry, MD, MS, MBA, FACP, FSHEA … please click here


October 19-20, 2017 – 2017 Northeast Epidemiology Conference
October 18, 2017 – Around the World of Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Policy
October 18, 2017 – Northeast Regional Antimicrobial Resistance Conference: “A Spectrum of Threat”
September 27, 2017 – Old and New Arthropod Associated Diseases in Massachusetts
May 1, 2017 – Salmonella in Food Production Systems: How does it get there and How to keep it out
April 26, 2017 – A Rare Presentation of Brucellosis in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Study
April 3-4, 2017 – Joint Meeting NACMID and the Northeast Branch-ASM
March 16, 2017 – Clinical and Laboratory Optimization of a Hepatitis C Testing Strategy
September 15, 2016 – Microbial Metabolism and Antibiotic Efficacy
March 24, 2016 – Pediatric Clinical Microbiology: Little Things Mean a Lot                                  
April 20, 2016 – Microbial Metabolism and Antibiotic Efficacy                                                              
April 11 and 12, 2016 – Joint Meeting NACMID and Northeast Branch-ASM