Think Health Science: Preparing for Zika in Texas
Texas Public Radio hosts this event to discuss a possible outbreak of the virus in Texas, including precautions and ramifications for family planning. TPRs biomedical sciences reporter Wendy Rigby will moderate a panel consisting of Health Science Center faculty members Patrick Ramsey, M.D., M.S.P.H., and Jason Bowling, M.D., and Dr. Anil Mangla from San Antonio Metropolitan Health District.
THINK HEALTH SCIENCE: Preparing for Zika in Texas
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Pestana Lecture Hall, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
About the presenters:
Dr. Ramsey will discuss the impact on pregnant women and babies, screening/monitoring and maternal health care, and safety of mosquito repellents in pregnancy. He is an active member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Infectious Disease Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology, among others. As an active researcher and educator, he has received numerous awards and accolades and published over 80 peer-reviewed papers in major journals. His research interests are clinical trials, prevention of preterm birth, labor management, and management of medical complications of pregnancy.
Dr. Bowling will discuss the history, transmission, clinical symptoms, diagnosis and prevention of Zika. He is an infectious disease specialist seeing patients at UT Medicine. He joined the Division of Infectious Diseases faculty in 2010. Since joining, he has maintained an active role as a clinician. He rotates as the attending faculty physician on the inpatient infectious diseases consult service, the inpatient HIV medicine ward team, and the Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Clinic for which he is also the medical director.
Think Health Science is presented by TPR and the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Pestana Lecture Hall, UTHSCSA (View)
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
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