Communicable Disease Webinar Archives

Audio equipment with three microphones.The Bureau of Communicable Diseases (BCD) holds monthly webinars on timely communicable disease topics. Webinars are led by subject matter experts from the Department of Health Services (DHS).

Please see below for an archive of webinars organized alphabetically by topic. If you have ideas for new topics, please email BCD.

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Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

Topic: Acute Flaccid Myelitis Update
Presenter: Susann Ahrabi-Fard, MS
Date: 8/13/2019

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Topic: Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network (ARLN)
Presenters: Nijika Shrivastwa, PhD, MHSA, MPH, and Megan Lasure, MPH
Date: 5/8/2018

Brain-Eating Ameba

Topic: Brain-Eating Ameba and Other Emerging Waterborne Public Health Threats
Presenters: Sarah Koske, DVM, MPH
Date: 8/11/2017

Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

Topic: Carbapenemase-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CP-CRE) Updates
Presenter: Megan Lasure, MPH
Date: 7/9/2019

Topic: Carbapenem-Resistant ;Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Presenters: Nijika Shrivastwa, PhD, MHSA, MPH
Date: 5/8/2018

Data Management

Topic: Collecting Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data for Public Health Impact (begins at minute 8)
Presenters: Christine Muganda, PhD, and Lola Awoyinka, MPH
Date: 4/9/2019

Enteric Diseases

Topic: Investigating Foodborne Outbreaks
Presenter: Anna Kocharian, MS
Date: 1/14/2020

Topic: Acute Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities
Presenter: Lynn Roberts, DVM
Date: 12/10/2019

Topic: Foodborne and Waterborne Illness Complaint Form
Presenters: Julia Jensen, MPH
Date: 4/9/2019

Health Communications

Topic: Health Communications: Theory and Applications
Presenter: Amy Shumacher, PhD, MS
Date: 12/11/2018

Hepatitis Viruses

Topic: The Intersection of Opioids and Hepatitis C
Presenter: Sheila Guilfoyle
Date: 3/13/2018

Topic: Perinatal Hepatitis B
Presenters: Sarah Born, RN
Date: 5/12/2017

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Topic: Advances in Biomedical Interventions for HIV
Presenter: Jacob Dougherty
Date: 12/12/2017

Topic: HIV Integration with WEDSS
Presenter: Casey Schumann, MS
Date: 5/12/2017

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Topic: HPV Disease and Prevention Activities
Presenters: Elise Balzer, Gail Johnson, and Sarah Born, RN
Date: 1/9/2018

Topic: HPV Vaccine Schedule Update
Presenter: Stephanie Schauer, PhD
Date: 7/14/2017

Immunization

Topic: School Immunization Law Update
Presenter: Abby Klemp, MPH
Date: 8/13/2019

Topic: Vaccine-Preventable Disease Surveillance
Presenters: Sarah Born, RN, BSN; Abby Klemp, MPH; Stacey Moyer, RN, MSN
Date: 11/13/2018

Topic: Student Immunization Law Update
Presenter: Stacey Moyer RN, MSN
Date: 8/14/2018

Topic: Student Immunization Law Update
Presenter: Ruth Koepke, MPH
Date: 8/11/2017

 

Influenza

Topic: Influenza Updates
Presenter: Tom Haupt, MS
Date: 10/15/2019

Topic: Review of 2017-2018 Influenza Season
Presenter: Tom Haupt, MS
Date: 6/19/2018

Topic: Influenza and Respiratory Disease Activity, Respiratory Disease Outbreaks in the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS), and Update on Legionellosis
Presenters: Tom Haupt, MS, and Anna Kocharian, MS
Date: 11/14/2017

Legionellosis

Topic: Update on Legionnaires' Disease in Wisconsin
Presenter: Anna Kocharian, MS
Date: 2/18/2019

Topic: Legionellosis Update
Presenter: Anna Kocharian, MS
Date: 8/14/2018

Topic: Influenza and Respiratory Disease Activity, and Respiratory Disease Outbreaks in the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS), Update on Legionellosis (begins minute 26)
Presenters: Anna Kocharian, MS, and Tom Haupt, MS
Date: 11/14/2017

Measles

Topic: Measles Update
Presenter: Stacey Moyer, RN, MSN
Date: 7/14/2017

COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)

Topic: Update on Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Presenters: Tom Haupt and Beth Ellinger
Date: 1/23/2020

Opioids

Topic: The Intersection of Opioids and Hepatitis C
Presenter: Sheila Guilfoyle
Date: 3/13/2018

Rabies

Topic: Rabies and Animal Bite Management
Presenter: Dr. Jim Kazmierczak, DVM, MS
Date: 4/14/2017

Respiratory Illnesses

Topic: Update on Legionnaires' Disease in Wisconsin
Presenter: Anna Kocharian, MS
Date: 2/18/2019

Topic: Legionellosis Update
Presenter: Anna Kocharian, MS
Date: 8/14/2018

Topic: Review of 2017-2018 Influenza Season
Presenter: Tom Haupt, MS
Date: 6/19/2018

Topic: Influenza and Respiratory Disease Activity, Respiratory Disease Outbreaks in the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS), and Update on Legionellosis
Presenters: Tom Haupt, MS, and Anna Kocharian, MS
Date: 11/14/2017

Skin Infections

Topic: Skin Infection Clusters in the Public Setting
Presenter: Susann Ahrabi-Fard, MS
Date: 9/8/2017

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

Topic: Syphilis in Wisconsin
Presenter: Brandon Kufalk
Date: 8/2/2018

Topic: HPV Disease and Prevention Activities
Presenters: Elise Balzer, Gail Johnson, and Sarah Born, RN
Date: 1/9/2018

Topic: Advances in Biomedical Interventions for HIV
Presenter: Jacob Dougherty
Date: 12/12/2017

Topic: HPV Vaccine Schedule Update
Presenter: Stephanie Schauer, PhD
Date: 7/14/2017

Topic: HIV Integration with WEDSS
Presenter: Casey Schumann, MS
Date: 5/12/2017

Tuberculosis

Topic: Updates on Guidance for Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and Testing for Health Care Personnel (HCP) and Caregivers
Presenters: Claire Leback, MPH, BSN, RN; Jerry Reiderer RN, BSN; Julie Tans-Kersten, MS, BSMT (ASCP)​
Date: 11/13/2019

Topic: Wisconsin Tuberculosis Dispensary Program
Presenters: Wisconsin Tuberculosis Program
Date: 5/14/2019

Topic: Tuberculosis: An Immigrant's Risk, Our Concern
Presenters: Wisconsin Tuberculosis Program
Date: 3/12/2019

Topic: Tuberculosis in Agriculture: Protecting Employee Health
Presenters: Suzanne Gibbons-Burgener, DVM, PhD, and Julie Tans-Kersten, MS, BSMT (ASCP)
Date: 1/15/2019

Topic: Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Update
Presenters: Julie Tans-Kersten, MS, BSMT (ASCP), and Philip Wegner, RN, MPH
Date: 9/11/2018

Topic: Tuberculosis Ordering and Billing Interface (TOBI) Update
Presenter: Julie Tans-Kersten, MS, BSMT (ASCP)
Date: 9/8/2017

Topic: B1, B2, and B3 Tuberculosis Classifications and Wisconsin
Presenter: Lorna Will, RN
Date: 12/9/2016

Vectorborne Diseases

Topic: Tick and Mosquito Updates
Presenters: Christine Muganda, PhD; Rebecca Osborn, MPH
Date: 3/10/2020

Topic: Tick-borne Disease Surveillance in Wisconsin
Presenters: Christine Muganda, PhD; Julia Jensen, MPH
Date: 6/11/2019

Topic: Lyme Disease Prevention: Tools and Tips
Presenters: Connie Bell, MPH, RN; Megan Christenson, MPH; Christine Muganda, PhD; and Christy Vogt, MPH, CHES
Date: 5/6/2019

Topic: Tickborne Disease Surveillance in Wisconsin
Presenter: Julia Jensen, MPH
Date: 4/10/2018

Topic: Tickborne Disease Surveillance Updates
Presenters: Julia Jensen, MPH; Christine Muganda, PhD; and Rebecca Osborn, MPH
Date: 6/9/2017

Topic: Arboviral Surveillance Updates
Presenters: Rebecca Osborn, MPH
Date: 7/14/2017

Waterborne Diseases

Topic: Brain-Eating Ameba and Other Emerging Waterborne Public Health Threats
Presenter: Sarah Koske, DVM, MPH
Date: 8/11/2017

Zika Virus

Topic: Zika Pregnancy and Birth Defects Surveillance
Presenters: Sowmya Adibhatla, MPH
Date: 1/9/2018

Last Revised: April 19, 2021