Archives: Communicable Disease


Antimicrobial Stewardship - Protecting a Valuable Resource

November 8, 2011 Edward Lifschitz, MD, FACP

Describes how we have reached this point of possible over use of this class of pharmaceuticals, and offer concrete answers as to how we can be better "stewards" of the use of antimicrobial agents.


Keeping the Infection Out of the Injection: Safe Injection Practices

October 26, 2011  Barbara Montana, MD, MPH, FACP

Presents information to ensure that patients are protected each and every time they receive a medical injection. It seeks to empowering patients through re-educating healthcare providers regarding safe injection practices.


Implementation Science for the Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS

September 20, 2011 Bruce Schakman, PhD

Public Health and Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds

Challenges in the Response to the 2009 Influenza Pandemic: What’s Next?

November 3, 2011  Kathleen F. Gensheimer, MD, MPH

Public Health and Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds

A look at the national picture of the surveillance and response effort to the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

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Vaccine Prevenatable Diseases: NJ Immunization Requirements for Students

March 8, 2012  Jenish Sudhakaran, MPH and Jennifer Smith, MPH, CHES, with NJDHSS

Gain increased knowledge about the vaccines required for children entering school, necessary documentation and guidelines for exemption.

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(Re)-Emerging Infections in New Jersey

October 15, 2012

Dr. Tina Tan, State Epidemiologist / NJDOH 

Dr. Tan highlights issues like pertussis, meningitis west nile virus and other current infections affecting NJ.

Get Smart About Antibiotics

November 13, 2012  •  Edward Lifschitz, MD, FACP

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Vaccines for Life: 2011 Updates for Adult Immunizations

October 4, 2011 George T. DiFerdinando, Jr., MD, MPH, FACP

2011 ACIP Recommendations for Adult Immunizations, with an emphasis on Influenza, Pneumococcal conjugate, TdaP, and Zoster vaccines Updated guidelines for administering the flu vaccine to those with egg allergies and information about the new intradermal vaccine

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Immunization Auditing: New Tools and Best Practices

Provided by the NJ Department of HealthVaccine Preventable Disease Program

Recorded September 12, 2014 at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy

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