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How to Manage a Pandemic: Science, Public Health and Culture


Published Date: 01/30/2023

Expiration Date: 12/13/2025

CE Credit: CME:1


William Valenti,MD

William Valenti, MD is a graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin and co-founded Community Health Network in 1989. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed his Infectious Diseases training at the University of Rochester. He is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He has been active in HIV-related activities since the early 1980s and is chair of the Infectious Diseases Committee of the Medical Society of the State of New York and is a member of New York State's Task Force to End the HIV Epidemic by 2020. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and scientific abstracts on HIV medical care, infectious diseases and health care epidemiology and infection control. As Chief of Innovation, Dr. Valenti oversees programs to End the HIV Epidemic, including Pre-exposure HIV Prophylaxis (PrEP), LGBTQ Health and the MOCHA Center.

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciate similarities and differences between HIV, COVID 19 and Monkeypox.
  • Be able to discuss epidemiologic tools to describe epidemics, pandemics and outbreaks.
  • Review preparedness for and responses to current and future epidemics, pandemics and outbreaks.

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