2018 Meeting Agenda

Tennessee Mosquito and Vector Control Association Annual Meeting
Metro Public Health Department
Lentz Public Health Center
2500 Charlotte Ave.
Nashville, TN 37209
January 25 – 26, 2018

Attentive Agenda

Thursday, January 25

10:00 am Board meeting

11:00 am Registration opens

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Welcome & Opening Remarks


1:05 pm Student Presentations

2:10 pm Vendor Presentation


2:20 pm Break

2:35 pm Arboviruses of the Mid-South  

Linda Pifer, Ph.D. – Professor of Clinical Laboratory Services, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 3:35 pm Vendor Presentation


3:45 pm Break

4:00 pm Arkansas Dept. of Health Update

            David Theuret – Entomologist, Arkansas Dept. of Health

 4:30 pm Student competition winner / Adjournment

Friday, January 26

8:00 am Welcome & Good Morning


8:05 am Culex coronator in Shelby County, Tennessee

 Andrew Insch – Environmentalist, Shelby County Health Dept.

 8:15 am Vendor Presentation


8:25 am Tennessee Dept. of Health Update

Abelardo Moncayo, Ph.D. – Director, Vector Borne Disease Program, Tennessee Dept. of Health

9:00 am Vendor Presentation


9:10 am Break

9:20 am 1878 Memphis Yellow Fever Outbreak

Amy Trimm, MPH – Larviciding Supervisor, Shelby County Health Dept.

9:30 am Vendor Presentation


9:40 am Arbovirus Outbreak at the Nashville Zoo

Thomas Moore, MS – APHL-CDC ID Laboratory Fellow, Tennessee Dept. of Health

10:00 am Vendor Presentation


10:10 am Shelby County Resistance Testing / FMC study

Adrianna Sharkey – Environmentalist, Shelby County Health Dept.          

10:20 am


10:30 am Break

10:45 am Regional Directors’ Reports

East region – Ronnie Naese, Environmental Health Division Director,

                        Knox County Health Dept.

Middle Region – Sanmi Areola PhD, Director of Environmental Public Health

               Bureau, Metro Public Health Dept.

West Region – Amy Trimm MPH, Larviciding Supervisor, Shelby County Health Dept.

11:45 am Business meeting / Adjournment