Session III: Disease Agents: The Drivers of Risk (part 3)

February 13, 2019
1:00 pm  -  3:30 pm

Moderators: Robert Ellis, PhD, CBSP, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Julie Johnson, PhD, CBSP, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

1:00 – 1:30 pm
Weissellosis: An Emerging Disease of Farmed Rainbow Trout
Tim Welch, PhD, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kearneysville, WV

1:30 – 3:00 pm
Panel: Risk Assessment Scenarios
David White, DVM, PhD, RBP, DACVM, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Ames, IA
Bruce Whitney, PhD, Texas A&M University System, College Station, TX
Susan Harper, DVM, DACLAM, DACVPM, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD
Dee Zimmerman, Galveston, TX


After completing this session, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the broad implications of worldwide risks posed by specific infectious diseases
  • Discuss challenges in mitigating infectious disease risks to animals, humans and crops
  • Implement risk analysis to define potential mitigation measures
  • Apply knowledge gained to formulate risk mitigation plans for individual infectious disease situations locally, nationally and globally

Session Category :  2019  Symposium Program  Wednesday