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US Response to Foodborne Disease Outbreaks: Jennifer Nuzzo

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US Response to Foodborne Disease Outbreaks with Jennifer Nuzzo, SM.

Ms. Nuzzo is a Senior Associate at the UPMC Center for Health Security. An epidemiologist by training, Ms. Nuzzo’s work focuses on international and domestic biosurveillance, situational awareness, and disease mitigation strategies. She also has worked on issues related to water security, public/private partnerships for public health preparedness, mass critical care, and hospital preparedness.
Ms. Nuzzo is Associate Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science.


  1. Introduction.
  2. What is the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for Health Security?
  3. What is the mission?
  4. How does the UPMC research the consequences of epidemics and disasters?
  5. What is the substance of the publication, “When Good Food Goes Bad: Strengthening the US Response to Foodborne Disease Outbreaks”?
  6. What are the principle lessons of the research? 40m 20K hospitalized
  7. What can food producers learn from the study?
  8. What are the roles of surveillance and rapid response in foodborne pathogen outbreaks?
  9. What is the impact of culture-based testing to determine food outbreak causes?
  10. What is the potential positive effect of FSMA?
  11. Conclusion

Click: http://www.upmchealthsecurity.org/website/resources/publications/2013/2013-03-05-when_food_goes_bad.html

Jennifer B. Nuzzo, S.M.
Senior Associate
621 East Pratt Street, Suite 210
Baltimore, MD 21202