Mt SAC professor discusses Ebola epidemic today at 5:30 p.m.

Mt. San Antonio College on Monday will host an informational presentation on the Ebola virus, “The Emergence of an Epidemic,” at 5:30 p.m. Monday, at the campus’ Design Technology Center multimedia assembly hall, building 13, room 1700. This presentation is free and open to the public.

Dr. Carmen E. Rexach, a Mt. SAC anatomy and physiology professor and expert on infectious diseases, will provide information on the Ebola virus and the consequences of the outbreak.

Dr. Rexach received a degree in epidemiology with an emphasis on infectious diseases from the UC Davis School of Medicine. She is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the International Society of Infectious Diseases, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the Anaerobe Society, the American Society for Microbiology, the American Academy of Clinical Anatomists, and the American Public Health Association.

She has been a presenter at local, national, and international conferences on a variety of topics, including bioterrorism and clostridium difficile as a pathogen of children. Currently, her primary interests are in global health and infection control.

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