Dec. 7, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 48



Holiday Happenings


Faculty discuss biological, chemical warfare

Photo of discussion L-R) Drs. Steven A. Wartman, executive vice president for academic and health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine; Charles Bauer, clinical professor in the department of surgery; Chip Riggins, regional director of public health region VIII, Texas Department of Public Health; Miguel Fernández, associate professor in the department of surgery and medical director of the South Texas Poison Center; and Jan Patterson, professor in the department of medicine, compare notes prior to their presentations at the Emergency Preparedness for Clinicians program held Nov. 12. The faculty discussed medical treatment, facility response and the role of the individual health care provider in biological and chemical warfare attacks. Dr. Riggins was the moderator.