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March 12, 2004

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
U-M helps Michigan communities guard against bio-terror attacks

DATE: March-May, 2004

EVENT: "Laboratory Aspects of Bioterrorism," is a one-day training session, held in eight locations across Michigan over the next several weeks, to examine laboratory features of biological and chemical agents that could be used in a deliberate manner to threaten people.

The workshop is primarily for non-laboratory public health professionals but also other healthcare workers and emergency management workers involved in bioterrorism preparedness.

PLACES: Kalamazoo, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Midland, Traverse City, Marquette, Pontiac and Wayne

SPONSORS: U-M School of Public Health Academic Center for Public Health Preparedness and the Michigan Department of Community Health

TO REGISTER: Participants interested in attending this free course must register online at http://mi.train.org

CONTACT: Kathy Harkins at (517) 485-0660.

WEB LINKS: For complete information on the courses, please visit: http://www.sph.umich.edu/bioterrorism/education/lab_course.html

 

Contact: Joe Serwach
Phone: (734) 647-1844
E-mail: jserwach@umich.edu