Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)

Twitter Chat

On Tuesday, December 17 from 10-11:00 am, ADHS held a Q&A session with several AZ Valley Fever experts. They discussed the cause of the disease, warning signs and symptoms, and answered questions from the public. Check out the panel of experts and read through the chat below.

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Valley Fever Experts

  • Dr. John Galgiani
    A Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Arizona, Dr. Galgiani heads the Valley Fever Center for Excellence. He also directs the valley fever clinic at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix. He is a leading expert in valley fever treatment and research.
  • Clarisse Tsang
    Clarisse Tsang is the Acting Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program manager in the Office of Infectious Disease Services at the Arizona Department of Health Services. She has conducted several research studies on valley fever in Arizona and supervises valley fever surveillance and education programs at ADHS.

Archived Twitter Chat — Tuesday, December 17