September 26, 2018 - Public Meeting

Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.

The September 26, 2018 public meeting was dedicated to the Advisory Council’s deliberation and vote of the Infection Prevention and Stewardship Working Group’s draft report with recommendations, in addition to other topic areas surrounding antibiotic-resistance and One Health.


Public Agenda

Webcast Information

Archived Webcast

Meeting Documents

Meeting Summary

IP&S WG Final Report

September 2018 - Letter to the PACCARB Chair and Vice Chair


REPORT OUT: Infection Prevention and Stewardship Working Group Activity

PANEL SESSION 1: Environmental Residue and Human Exposure

Overview of AR in the Environment
Jo Handelsman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Geospatial Distribution of AR Genes in US Rivers and Streams
Jay Garland, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Antibiotic Use in Organic vs. Conventional Disease Management
Sally Miller, The Ohio State University

Bees and Resistance
Kasie Raymann, University of North Carolina

Hospital Waste Contamination
Tom Wittum, The Ohio State University

PANEL SESSION 2: Detection and Control of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment

Resistance Genes Measurement
Noelle Noyes, University of Minnesota

Detection of Antibiotic Metabolites
William Arnold, University of Minnesota

Environmental Assessment and Analysis
Amy Pruden, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Role of Industry to Mitigate Environmental AMR
Gabrielle Breugelmans, Access to Medicine Foundation

PANEL SESSION 3: Public Health Risk, Impact, and Global Implications

Human Health Risk Assessment
Nicholas Ashbolt, University of Alberta

Environmental Sustainability Implications to Food Animals Raised without Antibiotics
Matthew Salois, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

Economic Effect of Environmental Exposure to AMR
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP)


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