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IDM MPH Journal Club

The MPH Journal Club in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology occurs weekly during the academic term and fulfills part of the requirements for course IDM 2025 for first- and second-year students. Others interested are invited to attend and participate on a not-for-credit basis.

Upcoming MPH Journal Club Events

Wed 1/23/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article Presentation
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Lauren Fogelman & Ryan Caretti
Reviewers:  Rajeev Salunke & Megan Zuley

Wed 1/30/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Engineering a Next-Generation Glycoconjugate-Like Streptococcus pneumonia Vaccine
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Elizabeth Piccoli & Abigail Rubio
Hill, A.B., Beitelshees, M., Nayerhoda, R., et al.  Engineering a next-generation glycoconjugate-like Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine.  ACS Infect. Dis.  4:1553-1563, 2018.
Reviewers:  Elizabeth Owens, Brian Kimball & Alex Weissman

Wed 2/6/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article Presentation
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Rajeev Salunke, Megan Zuley & Alex Weissman
Reviewers:  Briana Edison & Kelsey Simon

Wed 2/13/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Simulation Shows Hospitals that Cooperate on Infection Control...
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Cheyenne Annarumo & Rachel Jaffe
Lee, B.Y., Bartsch, S.M., Wong, K.F., et al.  Simulation shows hospitals that cooperate on infection control obtain better results than hospitals acting alone.  Health Affairs  31:2295-2303, 2012.
Reviewers:  Grace Checo & Katherine Lyden

Wed 2/20/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Epidemiology of Imported Infectious Diseases, China, 2005-2016.
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Elizabeth Owens & Brian Kimball
Wang, Y., Wang, X., Liu, X., et al.  Epidemiology of Imported Infectious Diseases, China, 2005-2016.  Emerging Infect. Dis.  25:33, 2019.
Reviewers:  Laura Dytrt & Nefertiti Wade

Wed 2/27/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Congenital Cytomegalovirus and HIV Perinatal Transmission
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Monica Nelson & Dzigbordi Kamasa-Quashie
Adachi, K., Xu, J., Ank, B., et al.  Cogenital cytomegalovirus and HIV perinatal transmission.  Pediatric Infect. Dis. J. 37:1016, 2018.
Reviewers:  Inngide Osirus & Quinn Soloman

Wed 3/6/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Zika-Induced Male Infertility in Mice is Potentially Reversible and Preventable.....
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Grace Checo & Katherine Lyden
de La Vega, M-A., Piret, J., Griffin, B.D., et al.  Zika-induced male infertility in mice is potentially reversible and preventable by deoxyribonucleic acid immunization.  J. Infect. Dis.  219:365-374, 2019.
Reviewers:  Lauren Fogelman & Ryan Caretti

Wed 3/20/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article Presentation
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Laura Dytrt & Nefertiti Wade
Reviewers:  Sarah Sullivan & Andrew Whaley

Wed 3/27/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - BCG Vaccination Protects Against Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Briana Edison & Kelsey Simon
Pelzer, P.T., Mutayoba, B., Cobelens, F.G.J.  BCG vaccination protects against infection with Mycobactyerium tuberculosis ascertained by tuberculin skin testing.  J. Infection  77:335-340, 2018.
Reviewers:  Cheyenne Annarumo & Rachel Jaffe

Wed 4/3/2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Article - Epidemiology of Bloodstream Infections ....
A719 Public Health

Authors:  Inngide Osirus & Quinn Soloman
Yasmin, M., Hage, H.E., Obeid, R., et al.  Epidemiology of blood stream infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus at a tertiary care hospital in New York.  Amer. J. Infect. Control.  44:41-46, 2016.
Reviewers:  Elizabeth Piccoli & Abigail Rubio

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MPH Journal Club
Wednesdays, noon-1 p.m.
Room A425
Sarah Krier, PhD
Mackey Friedman, PhD   
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