Thursday, August 29 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
How to Screen a Middle School for Tuberculosis: Communication, Collaboration and Lessons Learned

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At the beginning of the year, the Denver Metro TB Clinic (DMTBC) was notified that a person who spent significant time at a local middle school was diagnosed with active tuberculosis. Over the next three months, DMTBC, other Denver Public Health departments, and Tri-County Health Department investigated and recommended testing the entire school for TB. Learn from our successes and challenges collaborating to enact a large, publicized public health intervention.

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Jennifer Fine

Denver Public Health
Jenny Fine is the facilitator of the Healthy Beverage Partnership’s Communications Committee, overseeing the strategic direction of the Hidden Sugar campaign. While at Denver Public Health for the last five years, she has supported multiple communications efforts including, the... Read More →
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Lisa Filipczak

Denver Public Health
Lisa Filipczak is a public health planner in the Disease Investigation Preparedness and Response Division of Denver Public Health. Her planning and coordination areas include, in part, healthcare coalitions, disaster behavioral health, volunteer management, Health Alert Network (HAN... Read More →
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Ben Penningroth

Clinic Administrator, Denver Health
Ben Penningroth has worked at Denver Public Health as the TB Clinic Administrator since fall 2018. With the ultimate goal of supporting TB eradication in Colorado, he leads the administrative teams in the clinic and strategic community engagement efforts. Prior to joining the TB Clinic... Read More →

Thursday August 29, 2019 11:30am - 12:00pm
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