Tuberculosis in Los Angeles County   
Purpose:To update physicians regarding the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of TB in Los Angeles  County (LAC).
Objectives:Upon completion of this presentation, the participants will be able to do the following:
  1. State the rates of TB among Asians, Hispanics, African Americans, and Caucasians in LAC
  2. Describe at least five risk factors for the progression of the latest TB infection to TB disease
  3. List at least three risk factors for drug-resistant TB
  4. Discuss the traditional Asian perception on TB patients
Speaker:Steven K. Hwang, M.D.
Assistant Medical Professor
Los Angeles County Tuberculosis Control Program
Location:Empress Pavilion Restaurant
988 N. Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Registration at 6:30PM, Lecture begins at 7:10PM