Rollins Health Forum Series
Monday, June 6, 2016
7 p.m. | Bush Auditorium
For more information: 407-646-2130
To see coverage of the forum and get more information on the Zika virus, visit WESH 2's site.
the zika virus: what you need to know
Declared a public health emergency on February 1, 2016 by the World Health Organization, this forum on the Zika Virus will help the residents of greater Central Florida community understand the history, biology, and spreading of Zika, and what they can do to stay safe.
Learn more about the lecture series and the Rollins Center for Health Innovation. Download the presentations from the speakers:
Chet Evans, MS, DPM, FACFAS Moderator Executive Director, Rollins Center for Health Innovation; Immediate Past-Chair, Florida Diabetes Advisory Council; Founder, American Board of Wound Management; Clinical Wound Specialist.
Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH Presenter and Panelist Dr. Hsu is medical director of Continuing Medical Education and assistant director for the Department of Graduate Medical Education and the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Florida Hospital. Dr. Hsu received his medical degree from Loma Linda University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Legacy Portland Hospital and his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at University of Southern California Medical Center. He holds a Masters of Public Health at University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health. Dr. Hsu spent three years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where he was involved in international outbreak investigations such as the anthrax attacks and SARS epidemic and public health research. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Preventive
Kauser Akhter, MD Presenter and Panelist Dr. Akhter is an associate program director of the Infectious Disease Fellowship at Orlando Health. Additionally, she is an assistant clinical professor in the School of Medicine at Florida State University, and she serves as a mentor for University of Central Florida Medical students. Dr. Akhter received her Bachelor’s degree cum laude at University of South Florida, where she also earned her medical degree. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital and an Internal Medicine residency at Mercy Hospital. She worked as an Internist for seven years, prior to completing an Infectious Disease Fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Akhter is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine.
Liliana V. Rios, MD Presenter and Panelist Dr. Rios serves as an infectious disease physician for Infectious Disease Consultants of Orlando. Dr. Rios received her Medical Doctorate and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her Infectious Disease Fellowship in New York City at St. Luke’s Hospital. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease and is a member of the American Medical Association and Infectious Disease Society of America. Prior to relocating to Florida, Dr. Rios was an attending physician and held a faculty appointment at Englewood Medical Center.
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