Role of the CDC at Ports of Entry-Andre Berro, MPH, CPH-04/30/2013 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Role of the CDC at Ports of Entry
Event Date: 
04/30/2013 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Andre Berro, MPH, CPH
Event Speaker Title: 
Public Health Advisor
Event Speaker Company: 
Center for Disease Control & Prevention
Event Speaker Bio: 

Andre Berro, MPH, CPH, is a Public Health Advisor with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He currently serves as the Science and Technology Activity Lead for the Quarantine and Border Health Services Branch’s Communications, Preparedness, Response, and Training (CPR-T) Team. Andre has more than ten years of experience working at different U.S. airports in the arena of public health preparedness and response. He played leading roles in multiple responses to events of major public health significance including events involving SARS, measles, H5N1, H1N1, cholera, and the Fukushima Nuclear Plant disaster. His expertise includes planning, emergency management, cultural/health diplomacy, data mining, predictive analytics, and medical intelligence. Andre has worked on numerous public health related projects with scientists from different U.S. national laboratories and not-for-profit organizations. He is currently working on multiple projects to leverage more science and technology into the CDC quarantine stations’ functions. Andre has a Master of Public Health in International Health from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. He is also “Certified in Public Health” by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Andre is currently pursuing a certificate in advanced project management from Stanford University. Andre volunteers as a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member in his home town and for the Peninsula Special Interest Lions Club. He is also an active Toastmaster.

Event Details
Event Details: 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a comprehensive system to limit the introduction and spread of communicable diseases of public health concern in the United States. Please join us to learn more about the functions of CDC at our ports of entry.

The presentation will highlight science, technology, and partnerships being leveraged to enhance public health preparedness and response at ports of entry.