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Welcome to the Northern New England Travel Medicine Symposium

November 22-24 2019
Church Landing at Mill Falls at the Lake, Meredith, NH

Northern New England Travel Medicine Symposium is just around the corner and we are so excited for you to see what’s in store. We’ve brought together a unique and inspiring group of speakers, with a schedule full of engaging events and networking meetups. Don’t miss out!


- RN, APRN, PA and MD trainees: $200

- Physicians: $400

(All meals are included)

Register early, seating is limited!


Over the River and Through the Woods...Safely!

The travel conference in our own backyard

Northern New England Travel Symposium is just around the corner! Check out our full schedule and pick up your ticket today to ensure your seat is reserved. We look forward to seeing you at this exciting and inspiring event.

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss at least three changes in the evidence-based practice of travel health that can be incorporated into an improvement in the overall plan of patient care.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity carries 10.25 contact hours. 


Our Schedule

Plan Your Symposium

(Schedule is subject to change)

Friday Nov 22 2019


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Settle in / Cash Bar

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome, Dinner and Keynote Speaker

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Challenge of Vaccine Myths: Recommendations for Practice
Professor Brendan Nyhan

Saturday Nov 23 2019

Breakfast / Same-day Registration

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Opening remarks

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Travel Medicine: The Top 10 Challenges

8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Elizabeth Talbot, MD

Malaria:  Best Practices for tailoring prevention

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Elizabeth Talbot, MD

Coffee Break

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Challenges of Ebola in DRC

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Marty Cetron, MD


12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Preparing Students for travelers: special counseling considerations

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Lisa Adams, MD

The Limited Resource, Last Minute Traveler: Too Little Time, Too Little money

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM


Immunocompromised Travelers – Beyond the Basics

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Arianne Buchan, MD

Coffee Break

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Cases for the Experts – Bring your own or we’ll surprise you

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Gail Rosselot, NP, MS, MPH, FAANP
Elizabeth Talbot, MD
Adrianne Buchan, MD

Cocktails / Cash bar / Networking

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dinner followed by Travel Jeopardy

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sunday Nov 24 2019


8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

VFR Travelers: A Fireside Conversation about Challenges and Opportunities

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Moderated by Gail Rosselot, NP, MS, MPH, FFTM, RCPS (Glas), FAANP, FISTM, FATHNA, CTH

Ill returning traveler: Crash course in parasitology:  case based whirlwind

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Joseph Schwartzman MD
Elizabeth Talbot MD

Travelers Returning with Dermatological Concerns: A Systematic Approach

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Jonathan Glass MD


Our Speakers


Brendan Nyhan

Professor of Government
Dartmouth College

Brendan Nyhan is a Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. His research, which focuses on misperceptions about politics and health care, has been published in journals including the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Pediatrics, and Vaccine. He has been named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and a Belfer Fellow by the Anti-Defamation League and is a contributor to The Upshot at The New York Times. Nyhan received his Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Duke University and previously served as a RWJ Scholar in Health Policy Research and Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

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Elizabeth A. Talbot


Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease and International Health

Dr. Talbot is an infectious diseases- and tropical medicine-trained internist, who has had extensive experience in international and domestic infectious disease control through outbreak investigation, clinical projects, research, and consultation. She trained at Duke University and with the Epidemic Intelligence Service, then was stationed in Botswana with the CDC and was seconded to the World Health Organization before coming to Dartmouth where she is an Associate Professor at the Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth. Since 2003, Dr. Talbot has been NH’s Deputy State Epidemiologist, and Medical Director of the Travel Clinic.

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Lisa Adams

Associate Dean for Global Health, Director, Center for Global Health Equity, Associate Professor, Infectious Disease and International Health

Dr. Lisa V. Adams is the Associate Dean for Global Health, Director of Dartmouth’s Center for Global Health Equity Director of Global Initiatives, and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Disease and International Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. In all her roles, she develops and oversees cross-cutting global health programs and partnerships involving faculty, staff and students.

She has worked in domestic and international TB care and prevention for over 25 years. As an international TB consultant, she has worked in over a dozen countries to provide technical assistance to Ministries of Health. She has published extensively on her TB and HIV research and on global health equity and education. At Dartmouth, she teaches global health and health equity to medical and college students. She is engaged in research on TB and HIV care and is leading a major training initiative through the DarDar Programs, a collaboration between Dartmouth and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In 2012, she led Dartmouth’s faculty participation in the Rwandan Human Resources for Health Program, a major medical education initiative. She recently worked with host partners in China, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), South Africa, and Ukraine on projects to improve the delivery of TB care services to vulnerable populations, including HIV-infected individuals, children, and those suffering from drug-resistant TB.


Gail Rosselot

Travel Well of Westchester, New York

Gail Rosselot is a graduate of NYHospital-Cornell University School of Nursing and Columbia University Schools of Nursing and Public Helath. Ms. Rosselot has maintained a private NP travel health practice since 1992 in Briarcliff Manor, NY and is the founding director of The Westchester Courses since 2002, training more than 5000 health professionals in travel health fundamentals. She is a founding member of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) and the American Travel Health Nurses Association (ATHNA). Presently Ms Rosselot serves as the Immediate Past President, website editor, and chair of the ATHNA Working Group seeking ANA recognition for the specialty for travel health nursing. She also serves on the ISTM Professional Education Committee and the Student Travel Abroad Special Interest Group. She was the 2017 recipient of the ISTM Distinguished Nurse Leadership Award. Ms Rosselot writes sections of the CDC Health for International Travel (Yellow Book) and has contributed to chapters in the Keystone,et al., Jong et al., and Viera and Vaughn textbooks.

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Martin S. Cetron

Director, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine

CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) helps protect the health of our communities in a globally mobile world. As director of DGMQ, Martin (Marty) Cetron, MD is a leader in global health and migration with a focus on emerging infections, tropical diseases, and vaccine-preventable diseases in mobile populations. Dr. Cetron received his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1981 and his M.D. from Tufts University in 1985. He trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington before joining the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service and becoming a Commissioned Officer in the US Public Health Service (PHS) in 1992.
Dr. Cetron is a graduate of the Harvard School of Public Health & Kennedy School of Government’s National Preparedness Leadership Institute. For over 20 years, he has been a leader in public health emergency preparedness and response activities at CDC, including high profile international emergency responses to emerging infectious disease outbreaks.  [Anthrax bioterrorism 2001, SARS epidemic 2003, U.S. Monkeypox 2003,  Hurricane Katrina/Rita 2005, H1N1 influenza pandemic 2009, Haiti Earthquake Cholera Responses 2010-11, Japan Tsunami-Radiation 2011, H7N9 2013, and MERS CoV 2012-3, Coronavirus Response (2013), Unaccompanied Children Central America (2014), Ebola Response (2014-16 and 2018-19) & Zika Virus (2015)].
Dr. Cetron holds faculty appointments in the Division of Infectious Disease at the Emory University School of Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology at Rollins School of Public Health. Dr. Cetron has been a consultant to several WHO Expert Committees: the US delegation intergovernmental negotiations of IHR 2005, the Pandemic Influenza and IHR Review Panel 2010, and the IHR emergency committee roster of independent experts. He was elected in 2016 for a fellowship with IDSA (Infectious Diseases Society of America) & ASTMH (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene).


Arianne Buchan


Dr. Arianne Buchan has recently been appointed to The Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, effective September 2017.
Dr. Buchan obtained her Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences and Doctor of Medicine at Queen’s University.  She went on to complete her Internal Medicine training at the University of Ottawa, followed by her fellowship in Infectious Diseases.  Given her interest in infections in transplant and critically ill patients, she sought out further training to develop a practice in this specialized area.  Dr. Buchan pursued a fellowship in Transplant Infectious Diseases and the Immunocompromised Host at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.  After which, she completed the Program of Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health in Boston.  She is currently completing her Masters of Science in Epidemiology also at the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Buchan will at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital with a specialty interest in Infectious Diseases in solid organ and stem-cell transplant patients. Her clinical and research interests lie in screening for infectious diseases prior to transplant and in clinical outcomes related to this patient population.diseases prior to transplant and in clinical outcomes related to this patient population.



Mill Falls at the Lake

Step back in time while experiencing the luxuries of today when you discover Mill Falls at the Lake, located along the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in the quaint town of Meredith. Choose from one of two inviting Inns: Church Landing located right on the water, and Mill Falls just across the street. All are accessible from a lakefront boardwalk and share many of the same spectacular views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

  • Church Landing Guestrooms- the premier venue with the most amenities and lakeside comfort: $259.00 (Conference hotel)

  • Mill Falls Guestrooms-attached to a Marketplace with shopping and dining: $159.00

Please note, guests will only be able to access online those rooms for the specific dates of the symposium. Any reservations looking for an earlier arrival or later departure date along with any
special room requests will need to call Mill Falls at the Lake directly at 1-800-622-6455. Make sure to identify yourself  as participant of the symposium by using the group code below to get the conference rate.


Getting there ...

Church Landing at Mill Falls at The Lake

Church Landing at Mill Falls at the Lake is located at 281 Daniel Webster Highway (8 miles from exit 23 off I-93) in Meredith, NH.
The town of Meredith is located in New Hampshire’s beautiful Lakes Region, just 75 minutes north of Manchester-
Boston Regional Airport and 2 hours north of Boston, MA and Logan International Airport.

GPS Address: 281 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith NH


Get in Touch

281 Daniel Webster Hwy
Meredith, Belknap County 03253

1 603 653 1234

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