CDC Update: Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Impact on Cornea Transplantation
Join EBAA for this complimentary update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on emerging infectious diseases, donor-derived infections and transplant safety. Dr. Sridhar Basavaraju, Director of the Office of Blood, Organ, and Other Tissue Safety at CDC, will present on emerging infectious diseases and what to know regarding donor eligibility and possible transmission through cornea transplantation.
The 60-minute virtual session includes:
- Overview of what is known about donor-derived infections and transplant safety
- Emerging infectious diseases and what to be aware of regarding donor eligibility
- The role of the CDC in donor-derived infections and when to contact them
- A Q&A session with opportunities for participants to ask questions
Attend this free live webinar to hear from the CDC, and to learn more about current emerging infectious diseases that could impact donor eligibility and transplant safety.
CEUs: 1 (if attended live)
Sridhar Basavaraju, MD
Sridhar Basavaraju, MD, is Director of the CDC Office of Blood, Organ, and Other Tissue Safety. His office coordinates investigations of infectious disease transmission through blood transfusion, organ transplantation and tissue implantation.