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2013 ABX

2013 Antibiotics Symposium Proceedings

Last updated: December 10, 2013

Synchronized audio/video accompanying each presentation or audio only for those without presentations will be provided by Truffle Media.  



Tuesday, November 12

Wednesday, November 13
Thursday, November 14


Tuesday, November 12


Dr. Leah C. Dorman, Senior Director of Animal and  Food Policy, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

Welcome and Recap of Antibiotic Symposia in Chicago, IL 2011 and Columbus, OH 2012
            HUMAN HEALTH

Dr. Robert V. Tauxe, Deputy Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Infections, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Public Health Concerns About Resistant Foodborne Infections

Dr. Steven L. Solomon, M.D. , Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Public Health Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance


Dr. Terry L. Dwelle, State Health Officer, North Dakota Department of Health

Antimicrobial Resistance: What Can We Do?


Dr. Paul Halverson, Ph., FACHE, Founding Dean and Professor, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Evidence-Based Policy Development in Public Health


Dr. Paul Fey, D(ABMM), Professor and Medical Director of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Livestock-associated Staphylococcus aureus:  Recent Trends


Wednesday November 13



Dr. Mike Apley, Professor, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Production Medicine/Clinical Pharmacology

Where Are We With Resistance in Vet Medicine?  Are We Having An Effect on Human Medicine?


Dr. David P. Goldman, MD, MPH,  Chief Medical Officer, USPHS
Office of Public Health Science,
Food Safety and Inspection Service 

Antibiotic Residue Testing in Meat and Poultry, Bridging the Gap to Protect Human Health

Dr. Craig A. Lewis, Veterinary Medical Officer,  U.S. Food & Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine

FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Activities Regarding  Antimicrobial Resistance and Food-Producing Animals

Dr. David A. Dargatz, DVM PhD, Epidemiologist, USDA: APHIS Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health

USDA Initiatives and Data on Antimicrobial Drug Use and Resistance on Livestock Facilities


Dr. H. Morgan Scott, Professor, Epidemiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University


Dr. Guy Loneragan, Professor of Food Safety and Public Health, Texas Tech University

Did This Come From That? Antibiotic Resistance And The Science Behind Knowing The Unknowable.

Dr. Richard Raymond, Consultant

Antibiotics Used in Animals Raised for Food


Ms. Susan Vaughn Grooters, MPH, Food Safety Research & Policy, Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)

Consumer Perceptions-Superbugs In Our Food Supply


Mrs. Leann Saunders – Where Food Comes From

Consumers and Food: Perceptions, Realities and Steps Towards Instilling Confidence


Mr. Tom Heinen, Heinen’s Fine Foods (17 stores throughout Ohio and Illinois)

Consumers and Food: Perceptions, Realities and Steps Towards Instilling Confidence

Thursday, November 14


Ms. Kathleen O’Donnell, Chief Food Scientist, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
 Consumers and Antibiotics

Dr. John Stika, President, Certified Angus Beef LLC
 Seeking Credibility With Consumers in a Confusing Marketplace

Mr. Andy Vance, Staff Editor, Feedstuffs Magazine

Managing Conflict:  Engaging Media on Controversial Topics




To view proceedings from the 2012 Antibiotics Symposium, "A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use & Resistance: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose"  CLICK HERE

To view proceedings from the 2011 Antibiotics Symposium, "Antibiotic Use in Food Animals: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose"  CLICK HERE

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