Thought Leadership Series: The Current State of Infectious Disease

December 1st, 2022

On Thursday December 1, 2022 First Long Island Investors held an online web seminar with Dr. Bruce Farber, MD, where he presented the current state of infectious disease in the U.S. and globally (including COVID-19, the flu, and RSV).

Dr. Bruce Farber graduated from Northwestern University’s Honors Program in Medical Education with a B.S. and M.D. with distinction. He then did a three-year residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia. After completion of that training, he spent a year doing a Fellowship in Hospital Infection Control at the University of Virginia, followed by a Clinical and Research Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and the New England Deaconess Hospital. He served on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and joined the staff of North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset in 1986 and LIJ Medical Center in 1996. He is currently the Jane and Dayton Brown Professor of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and Chief of Public Health and Epidemiology for Northwell Health. He has been the hospital epidemiologist at North Shore University and Chief of Infectious Disease at North Shore University Hospital and LIJ Medical Center. He is currently the Chief of Public Health and Epidemiology at Northwell Health. He has been a consultant to the NYS Department of Health, National Hockey League, Madison Square Garden, NY Islanders and numerous other companies and groups throughout the pandemic. He has authored over 50 peer reviewed papers, edited two books, and has written dozens of abstracts and reviews.

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