We invite you to attend the Clinical Pathology Symposium. The symposium includes an amazing program of topics that will be interesting to everyone illustrating the laboratory's impact on patient care via laboratory case studies. We hope that you find the symposium a rewarding and educational experience that you can share with your colleagues.
11:00 AM - Clinical and Laboratory-Based Approaches for Assessment of Alcohol Use Disorders
G. Scott Winder, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Carmen Gherasim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Chemical Pathology, Department of Pathology
12:05 PM: The Shifting Paradigms for Hemophilia Treatment
Steven W. Pipe, MD, Assistant Professor, Coagulation, Director Coagulation Laboratory, Department of Pathology
Michael Callaghan, MD, DMC/Children's in Detroit, Director, Sickle Center, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Review of the past, present, and future of treatment for hemophilia.
Understand the current clinical outcomes and remaining treatment gaps.
Differentiate replacement therapy from substitution and rebalancing therapies with a focus on their respective mechanisms of action, advantages and risks.
1:10 PM: 3rd Annual Batsakis Lecture - Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigations in Michigan: Notes from the Field
Justin Henderson, MPH, Epidemiologist, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Food and Dairy Division and Rapid Response Team
Describe the three disciplines traditionally involved in foodborne outbreak investigations - laboratory, epidemiology and regulatory - focusing on the information and tools used by the latter two.
Discuss several examples of foodborne outbreak investigations with Michigan involvement.
Discuss recent multistate outbreaks of STEC associated with romaine lettuce and the role of public health in Michigan in the investigations.
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Watch Videos of the Symposium:
Session 3 / John G. Batsakis Lecture