Regional Grand Rounds
October 6, 2023 I Virtual
Hear from Dr. Kirk Douglas Dr. Kirk Douglas, the Director of the Centre for Biosecurity Studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus. He is a professional senior scientist recognized both regionally and internationally for impactful scientific research in the fields of virology, zoonoses, biosecurity, climate change, microbiology, and infectious diseases. He has earned a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Microbiology (2001), a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in Microbiology (2007) and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Medical Microbiology (2020) from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. In addition, he holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with Merit Honours (2019) from Warwick Business School (WBS), University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
His scientific research led to several novel findings of zoonotic viruses present in Barbados and the Caribbean including ‘bird flu’, dengue virus, Chikungunya, Zika virus, West Nile Virus, orthohantaviruses, arenaviruses and cowpox viruses. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers in the fields of microbiology, virology, biosecurity, climate change, infectious diseases and zoonoses which have received over 100 citations. He has played significant roles in regional (Caribbean) consultations with CIRAD, CIFOR, SWM, CCCCC, Ministry of Health, PAHO, OIE, CITES, GCF, and UNODC. His current research interests include zoonoses, infectious diseases, air pollution, wildfires, climate change, bioeconomy, sustainability, illegal wildlife trade, border security, The Blue Economy, environmental pollution, and ecosystem health.
Registration is free!
October 7, 2023 | Virtual
We are excited to invite you to register for the Caribbean Internal Medicine Conference which will be held virtually on October 7, 2023. The program promises timely clinical updates on relevant topics from across the region.
This meeting will be an important step in the Chapter's mission to advance internal medicine in the region. In addition to earning CME credits, our conference is about making personal connections and getting involved in your chapter.
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- Updates on Sleep Apnea
- Advances in the Treatment of Migraine
- AI In Internal Medicine
- Pulmonary Hypertension
Regional Grand Rounds
Friday, July 28, 2023 I 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. EST
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