Friday February 17, 2023

3:00-3:50 PM


3:50 PM


Yvette S. McCarter, PhD
UF Health Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL

 Session 1

Moderator: Aaron Odegard, MS, Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL

4:00-4:50 PM

Monkeypox - Lessons Learned from AIDS/HIV and COVID

Rodney Rohde, PhD
Texas State University
College of Health Professions

San Marcos, TX

Moderator: Yvette McCarter, PhD, UF Health Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

4:50-5:40 PM

Interpreting Discordant Genotypic and Phenotypic Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Rachael Liesman, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

5:45 PM


6:30 PM


Moderator: Frances Valencia-Shelton, PhD, Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL

7:30-8:20 PM

Laboratory Testing to Promote Health Equity

Karissa Culbreath, PhD
Tricore Reference Laboratories
Albequerque, NM

8:20 PM

Closing Remarks

Frances Valencia-Shelton, PhD
Baptist Medical Center
Jacksonville, FL


Saturday February 18, 2023

7:15-7:50 AM



7:50 AM


D. Jane Hata, PhD
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL

Session 2 

Moderator: Yvette McCarter, PhD, UF Health Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

8:00-8:50 AM

Laboratory Approaches to Prion Infections

Daniel Rhoads, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Moderator: Helai Arsala, MS, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

8:50-9:40 AM

Something Old, Something New. Updates in Mycobacteriology Testing

Reeti Khare, PhD
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

9:45-11:00 AM


Moderator: D. Jane Hata, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

11:00 AM-11:50 AM

Collaborations Between Surgical Pathology and Clinical Microbiology

Rebecca Marrero Rolon,MD
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

11:50 AM - 1:00 PM


Session 3 

Moderator: Marsha Pace, BS, Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL

1:00-1:50 PM

Out with the Old, In with the New. CAP Requirements to Use Current AST Breakpoints

Carol Rauch, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Moderator: Bruce White, MS, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

1:50-2:40 PM

Surviving a Cyberattack

Christina Wojewoda, MD
University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT

2:40-3:00 PM


Moderator: Noel Gomez, MMSc, UF Health Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

3:00-3:50 PM

Clinical Laboratory Support of Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Case Management

Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

3:50 PM

Closing Remarks/Door Prizes

Noel Gomez, MMSc
UF Health Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL

Disclosure Policy: All participating faculty will disclose any significant financial interest or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products and or providers of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and with any commercial supporters of this activity, in accordance with the Standards of Commercial Support of the ACCME. All participating faculty must also disclose to the audience during their presentations any investigational/unlabeled use that is discussed.

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