wednesday, 14 november 2012
Speaker: Lee Reichman (USA) - Founding Executive Director of the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute, and Professor of Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Community Health at the New Jersey Medical School
Chairs: E. Jane Carter (USA), Rajita Bhavaraju (USA)
Time: 17:30 - 18:15
Room: Plenary Hall
Special Guest Lecture
Sir John Crofton Memorial Lecture:
"Timebomb revisited ten years later: can we sustain progress or are we losing the war?"
LEE B. REICHMAN, MD, MPH.
Lee B. Reichman, MD, MPH is the Founding Executive Director of the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute, and Professor of Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Community Health at the New Jersey Medical School, in Newark, New Jersey. He has published well over 200 scientific articles, reviews and book chapters, mainly about issues related to tuberculosis. He co-edited two editions of Tuberculosis, A Comprehensive International Approach (Marcel Dekker, 1993; 2000) and wrote Timebomb: The Global Epidemic of Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis with Janice Hopkins Tanne (McGraw-Hill, 2002). Timbomb was named best trade medical book in 2002 by the American Medical Writers Association. Prof Reichman been active in lung health organisations nationally and internationally and received the Will Ross Medal, the highest award given by the American Lung Association, in 1999.