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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A - Program ." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Airport Roles in Reducing Transmission of Communicable Diseases. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25367.
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14 APPENDIX A Program Collaboration and Communication: Airport Roles in Reducing Transmission of Communicable Diseases Russ Jones, MPH, Tarrant County Public Health, Fort Worth, Texas Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport 2014 Ebola Response Deb Helton, Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport Dustin Jaynes, Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport High Infectious Diseases at an International Airport 2003–2018 Walter Gaber, M.D., Frankfurt International Airport Partnerships and Other Practical Measures to Manage the Risk of Disease Transmission Through Air Travel Ansa Jordaan, M.D., Aviation Medicine Section, International Civil Aviation Organization PHX and Maricopa County Public Health—Partners in Preparedness Rebecca Sunenshine, M.D., FIDSA, Maricopa County Public Health, Phoenix, Arizona Christopher Rausch, ACE, Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona Airport & Public Health Partnerships: Success in Communicable Disease Response Planning Amy Sullivan, Washington State Department of Health Kori Nobel, Port of Portland, Oregon Airport roles in reducing trAnsmission of communicAble diseAses Organized by the Airport Cooperative Research Program Transportation Research Board March 6–7, 2018 National Academy of Sciences Building Washington, D.C. summAry Airport and public health professionals addressed key challenges and issues facing the aviation sector to reduce the transmission of communicable diseases. The program for the event is available online at ACRP/ACRP-Insight-Event-Diseases.aspx. presentAtions Delaying the Inevitable: Lessons Learned from Ebola Airport Screening Petra Illig, M.D., Aviation Medical Services Public Health Perspectives: Coordinating the Response to Imported Infectious Disease Threats in New York City Marcelle Layton, M.D., New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Interconnected and Independent: Anticipating Infectious Disease Risks in an Increasingly Mobile World Kamran Khan, M.D., University of Toronto

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TRB's Conference Proceedings 55: Airport Roles in Reducing Transmission of Communicable Diseases summarizes a 2-day Insight Event convened by the Airport Cooperative Research Program and its Insight contractor, Eastern Research Group, Inc., March 6 and 7, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The event addressed four subtopics: risk management, stakeholders, communications, and infrastructure. Discussions centered on the roles of airports in reducing transmission of communicable diseases. Speakers represented the federal government, domestic and foreign airports, local public health agencies, an international aviation organization, and academia. The conference proceedings focused largely on strategies, best practices, and suggestions that pertain specifically to airports and transmission of communicable diseases, as identified by the invited speakers.


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