Professional Development Courses

February 11, 2019

1. Scenario-based Agricultural Risk Assessment

8:00 am  -  5:00 pm

Instructors: John Balog, BS, RBP, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD Susan Harper, DVM, DACLAM, DACVPM, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD David White, DVM, PhD, RBP, DACVM, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Ames, IA Bruce Whitney, PhD, Texas […]

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2. Animal Disease Response Training: Kansas State University National Agricultural Biosecurity Center

8:00 am  -  12:00 pm

Instructors: Craig Beardsley, MS, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Ken Burton, DVM, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS It is estimated that more than 100,000 veterinary and non-veterinary responders would be needed over time in a large-scale Foot and Mouth Disease […]

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3. Biosecurity 101

8:00 am  -  12:00 pm

Instructors: Ryan Burnette, PhD, Merrick & Company, Greenwood Village, CO Donald Callihan, PhD, Merrick & Company, Greenwood Village, CO Kort Dickson, Perdue Farms, Inc., Salisbury, MD Stephen Goldsmith, DVM, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC Kelsie Judd, Merrick & Company, […]

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4. Risks of Deferred Maintenance in High-Containment Facilities

8:00 am  -  12:00 pm

Instructors: Miguel Grimaldo, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX John Henneman, MS, RBP, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Many biocontainment research facilities have limitations with funding and budgets for maintenance which are often the first to be cut. Sometimes, […]

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5. Implementing Biosecurity Solutions

1:00 pm  -  5:00 pm

Instructors: Ryan Burnette, PhD, Merrick & Company, Greenwood Village, CO Donald Callihan, PhD, Merrick & Company, Greenwood Village, CO Kort Dickson, Perdue Farms, Inc., Salisbury, MD Stephen Goldsmith, DVM, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC Kelsie Judd, Merrick & Company, […]

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6. Introduction to Strategic Leadership Principles for Biorisk Management

1:00 pm  -  5:00 pm

Instructors: Joseph Kanabrocki, PhD, CBSP, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Joseph Kozlovac, MS, RBP, CBSP, SM(NRCM), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD Neal Woollen, DVM, PhD, National Strategic Research Institute, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE This course will provide attendees […]

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7. Waste Management

1:00 pm  -  5:00 pm

Instructors: Eilyn Fabregas, MS, RBP, U.S. Department of Agriculture—APHIS, Riverdale, MD Gerald Houvener, MPH, CIH, CSP, U.S. Department of Agriculture—APHIS, Riverdale, MD Daniel Weissman, PE, CHMM, CSP, U.S. Department of Agriculture—APHIS, Riverdale, MD Attendees will learn various laboratory or facility […]

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