Dr. Marcelle Layton Presents Grand Rounds on November 8th

Marcelle C. Layton, MD, Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Communicable Disease at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will present at the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s November Grand Rounds. Her presentation is entitled “Emerging Infectious Disease Threats in New York City.” Dr. Layton played a key role in New York City’s public health response to the appearance of West Nile virus in 1999 and following the attacks on the World Trade Center and intentional anthrax release in 2001. She most recently led the surveillance response to the emergence of the 2009 pandemic influenza H1N1 outbreak.

The event is from 8-9am on Friday, November 8th in Mount Sinai’s Davis Auditorium at the Hess Center for Science and Medicine, 1470 Madison Avenue, 2nd floor.

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Grand Rounds are open to all. Grand Rounds aim to increase knowledge of medical care topics relevant to family medicine, to describe the latest advances in the field of family medicine, and to apply current practice guidelines to the field of family medicine. They occur on the second Friday of every month throughout the academic year and are attended by residents of the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine.