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Media Advisory: Capitol Hill Briefing on Antibiotic Resistance Threats to the U.S.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and The Pew Charitable Trusts will hold a briefing on a new report from the CDC, “Antibiotic Resistance Threats to the United States, 2013.”

Date: Tuesday, September 17, at 3 PM

Location: Capitol Visitor’s Center Room SVC-201-00 

Speakers:

Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH
Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Victoria Nahum
Founder, Safe Care Campaign; the mother of Josh Nahum, who died from an antibiotic-resistant infection

David Relman, MD, FIDSA
President, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Allan Coukell, B.Sc.Pharm.
Senior Director of drugs and medical devices, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Representative Gene Green (D-TX)

Representative Phil Gingrey (R-GA)

RSVP: Shion Chang at schang@idsociety.org

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