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Mpox – Health Advisory and Clinical Updates


Published Date: 03/25/2024

Expiration Date: 11/12/2026

CE Credit: CME:1


This presentation will review the recent NYS DOH health advisory regarding Mpox in Central and Western NY as well as the current epidemiology of the Mpox outbreak overall. It will discuss the clinical presentation of Mpox, and will cover the current testing and treatment recommendations for Mpox in New York State.


Jason Zucker,MD

Jason Zucker, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Columbia University Medical Center and Assistant Medical Director of the New York City STD Prevention Training Center. Dr. Zucker trained as a combined adult and pediatric infectious diseases physician and is an experienced HIV, HIV prevention, and sexual health care provider to patients of all ages. His research focus is at the intersection of data science, behavioral science, and implementation science and focuses on optimizing engagement in the sexual health cascade of care for adolescents and young adults living with or at risk of HIV and STIs

Wilson Miranda,MPH

Wilson Miranda, MPH has worked in public health for over 18 years, with a primary focus on communicable diseases in particular TB, HIV, and STIs. He currently serves as the head of surveillance and special projects in the Office of Sexual Health and Epidemiology, at the New York State Health Department AIDS Institute. In this role, he is responsible for oversight of statewide STI surveillance and research, partner services related surveillance collaborations, and system enhancements and efficiencies. Current priorities include highlighting the intersectionality of social determinants of health with STI transmissions.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the current epidemiology of Mpox in New York,
  • Recognize the clinical presentation of Mpox.
  • Describe testing and treatment recommendations for Mpox.

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