Date: August 17, 2011
Several food and agriculture projects were featured at the IAFP’s (International Association for Food Protection) Annual Meeting.
Date: August 11, 2011
Dr. Fred Payne with the University of Kentucky and the and the Quality & Safety Assessment Research Unit, USDA ARS, (Athens, GA) is researching the potential for real-time detection, for identification and quantification of microorganisms in food matrices. These techniques will be investigated for their ability to detect and validate the presence of food borne pathogens in food matrices.
Date: August 4, 2011
NIHS exhibited its booth display and featured various public health projects at the NACCHO Annual Meeting in Hartford Connecticut on July 20-22, 2011. NACCHO Annual 2011 was an opportunity to join colleagues for the year’s largest gathering of local health officials in the United States. NACCHO is the only national organization that hosts annual conferences that specifically address the needs and concerns of local health officials.
Date: July 15, 2011
IMDSS-H, which is led Dr. Jim Gantt with Murray State University is working on a health care extension to the Incident Management Decision Support System (IMDSS™) which is under development on a different contract. IMDSS-H™ will add the functionality required to collect, process, and visualize public health information and use this information to aid in planning an effective response to potential medical and public health emergencies.
Date: July 6, 2011