Dr. Joseph Perez Imparts his Knowledge of Medicine to Highlight the Rising Trend of Inbound Services for US Medical Tourism

  1. Dr. Joseph Perez is the Team Leader for Quality Standards, Prevention and Response Branch at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). He will be a speaker on a panel discussion titled Inbound Services for US Medical Tourism that will take place the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress from September 27 -29 in Orlando, Florida.
  2. Dr. Perez started his career not a physician, but as an engineer and environmental scientist. He receive a Doctorate in Public Health from Columbia University and began serving as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the Tennessee Department of Health.
  3. He joined the CDC in 1999 where he has guided dozens of outbreak investigations and studies. He makes an effort to draw attention to the need for safe injection practices and basic infection control.
  4. He has authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. His team’s activities are currently focused on partnerships to eliminate healthcare-associated infections, with an emphasis on interagency collaborations and ambulatory care settings.
  5. About the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress

  6. With multiple initiatives and platforms to unite the thriving medical tourism industry, the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMTC) is the largest medical tourism conference in the world. Riding off the success of the 2014’s event, the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress anticipates up to 2,500 attendees, from nearly 100 countries around the world.
  7. Participants and attendees will have the opportunity to learn first-hand from leading hospitals, insurance companies, physicians, etc. and to take advantage of the collaborative forums and summits. There will also be hundreds of one-on-one networking opportunities with registrants from the combined conference of the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Conference (EHBC), and International Luxury Hotel Association (IHLA) providing six times the traffic and networking for everyone attending the conferences this year.
  8. For more information contact:
    Linda Shaifer, Education & Engagement Leader, Medical Tourism Association at [email protected] or call: 561-791-2000 x817

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