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67th Annual James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man (DIN)

May/24/2017 - May/26/2017

Irving, Texas, USA


"DIN is a not-for-profit conference and serves as a forum for the presentation of epidemiological investigations, clinical case studies, basic and applied research, and other topics in emerging and current zoonotic and environmentally-acquired infectious diseases.   The conference's goal is to increase knowledge and awareness of these diseases within the medical, public health, and academic research communities.  

Participants include physicians, physician assistants, nurses, veterinarians, epidemiologists, virologists, microbiologists, parasitologists, entomologists, sanitarians, public health professionals, wildlife biologists, animal control officers, and others involved in the diagnosis, investigation, prevention, control, and research of zoonoses and environmentally-acquired infectious diseases.

DIN is co-sponsored by the Texas Department of State Health Services Zoonosis Control Branch and the Texas Health Institute.  For more information about zoonoses in Texas, please visit the Zoonosis Control Branch's website at  For more information about the Texas Health Institute, please visit

Please join us May 24-26, 2017 at the beautiful AAA 4-Diamond Omni Mandalay Hotel in Irving, Texas for the 67th annual meeting of the James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man.  This conference provides excellent, informative presentations by local, state, national, and international experts, continuing education credits for a variety of professions, and a great opportunity to network with colleagues and make new friends!"

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