Session IV: Arthropod-borne Diseases and Pests (part 2)

February 14, 2019
10:30 am  -  12:00 pm

Moderator: Paul Meechan, PhD, RBP, CBSP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

10:30 – 11:00 am
Citrus Greening
Eduardo Chumbinho de Andrade, PhD, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation—Embrapa Cassava and Fruits, Cruz das Almas, BA, Brazil

11:00 – 11:30 am
Hot Topic—Spotted Lantern Fly Overview
Tracy Leskey, PhD, U.S. Department of Agriculture—Appalachian Fruit Research Station, Kearneysville, WV

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Novel Control Strategies for the Management of Arthropod Vectors of Public Heath Importance
Douglas Norris, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD


After completing this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify biorisk management issues regarding sterile fly production
  • Restate arthropod-borne threats to pork and citrus production
  • Summarize novel control strategies for arthropod vectors of importance to public health

Session Category :  2019  Symposium Program  Thursday