Past Presentation

Recognizing Syphilis and Responding to Outbreaks | February 17, 2022

Date of Presentation: February 17, 2022

Type: Past Presentation  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: Infectious Disease ECHO Program  

Keywords: #cdc  #covid  #covid-19  #id  #infectious disease  #outbreak  #std presentation  #syphilis  

In this series of presentations, Dr. Jonathan Iralu, Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases at IHS, provides a clinical update on emerging COVID-19 topics. Then, Dr. Melanie Taylor, Medical Epidemiologist for the CDC and Captain with the United States Public Health Service, reviews syphilis in detail and discusses ways to respond to outbreaks.



Presenter Bio:

Dr. Melanie Taylor, MD, MPH | Dr. Jonathan Iralu, MD

Dr. Melanie Taylor is a Medical Epidemiologist for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of HIV Prevention. Dr. Taylor also holds the rank of Captain with the United States Public Health Service.

Dr. Jonathan Iralu, MD, FACP, FISDA, is the Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases. He has a special interest in HIV, tuberculosis, and sexually transmitted disease care in rural communities. His research has focused on undifferentiated febrile illness in the American Southwest and on rural HIV care delivery. He has worked at Gallup Indian Medical Center since 1994 and is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Global Health Equity in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Date added: February 15, 2022

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