Technical and Research Applications

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High-school students get hands-on experience with tuberculosis research


Bio-Terrorism / PPE Training

"These two initiatives, targeting ventilator associated pneumonias and central line associated bloodstream infections, involved simple steps that lead to dramatic reductions in not only the targeted infections, but also mortality and costs," says Bradford D. Harris, MD, who led the study while serving as an associate professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine. He is now a medical officer at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Washington.

Diseases and Conditions


Other uses for Ultra-violet light
(Crime – UV and blood; PDF)


Cytometry Applications:
Cytometry papers (in PDF format):


Novel Rapid Method for Visualization of Extent and
Location of Aerosol Contamination During High-Speed Sorting of Potentially Biohazardous Samples


Measuring Containment of Viable Infectious Cell
Sorting in High-Velocity Cell Sorters


Internet sites:

Hand washing dispels the decision demons
(Ars Technica)


Increasing handwashing in young children: A brief review

Glo Germ and Handwashing For Life® Healthcare Release a Training Combo

Shared beliefs inspire these two companies, GloGerm and Handwashing For Life Healthcare, to motivate handwashing in both acute and long-term care...


Strategies for Norovirus


(By Robert E. Wheeler, MD, FACEP)
Voyager Medical Seminars was founded in 1995 by Robert E. Wheeler, MD to develop and coordinate CME programs for Cruise Ship Medicine.  Since that time, VMS has orchestrated five  successful conferences at sea.  The last conference was in 2002 aboard Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas.

Dr. Wheeler is an Emergency Physician from New Hampshire and is a founding member and current Chairperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians' Section of Cruise Ship and Maritime Medicine.  He has been sailing part-time as a Cruise Ship Physician for 20 years.
Handouts (PDF, 1.2mb)
Slides (PDF, 743k)

Voyager Medical Seminars
9 Corduroy Road • Amherst, NH 03031-2724
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Flow Cytometry and Microbiology
Real time detection of biological aerosols.

NSF: The Scrub Club

SDA: Hand Hygiene