Voices of Experience: Around the World with Emerging Infectious Disease

On Wednesday, March 20th Region 4AB Hospitals hosted a conference from 9:00-3:00 at the four points by Sheraton in Norwood on emerging infectious diseases. The conference highlighted infection prevention from the local, state and global perspectives. It also featured a practical demonstration by Boston Medical Center on the complexity of donning and doffing different levels of personal protection. Below, please find links to the presentations from each of the speakers as well as a donning and doffing video provided courtesy of Boston Medical Center.


-Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, BVSc, MSc, MPH, MRCVS

Director of Strategic Partnership in Disaster Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Presentation Link

-Catherine M. Brown, DVM, MSc, MPH

State Epidemiologist and State Public Health Veterinarian, Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Presentation Link

-Nahid Bhadelia, MD, MALD

Medical Director, Special Pathogens Unit, Boston Medical Center

Presentation Link

-Kate Baudin, BSNRN

Nursing Director, Special Pathogens Unit, Boston Medical Center

Video Link