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1993 Western Section Meeting
Claremont, CA, November 6-7, 1993
Meeting #887

Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS

Special Session on Mathematical Models in Epidemiology

  • Saturday November 6, 1993, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Mathematical Models in Epidemiology, I

    Room 350, Parsons Hall

    • 8:30 a.m.
      The theory and practice of epidemiology: My interaction with Stavros Busenberg.
      Carlos Castillo-Chavez*, Cornell University
    • 9:00 a.m.
      A model of HIV transmission in Asia.
      S. N. Busenberg, Harvey Mudd College
      K. L. Cooke*, Pomona College
      Y-H. Hsieh, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan
    • 9:30 a.m.
      A model for HIV/AIDS with infectious stages.
      Xiaodong Lin, University of Waterloo
      Herbert W. Hethcote, University of Iowa
      P. Van Den Driessche*, University of Victoria
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Approximating the ages of partners in models of the spread of HIV.
      E. Ann Stanley*, Iowa State University
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Recruitment and treatment in sexually transmitted diseases.
      Jorge X. Velasco-Hernandez*, University Autonoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico
  • Saturday November 6, 1993, 3:30 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Mathematical Models in Epidemiology, II

    Room 350, Parsons Hall

    • 3:30 p.m.
      On models for prevalence of disease in populations structured by density of the disease.
      Richard H. Elderkin*, Pomona College
    • 4:00 p.m.
      A non-generational approach to the inheritance of social traits.
      Sharon Lubkin*, University of Pittsburgh
      Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Cornell University
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The role of male and female preference on marriage functions in age-structured populations.
      Shu-Fang Hsu Schmitz*, Cornell University
      Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Cornell University
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Where in the world is the epidemic that Carmen Sandiego started?
      Lisa Sattenspiel*, University of Missouri, Columbia
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Persistence in Helicobactor Pylori.
      Denise E. Kirschner*, Vanderbilt University
      Martin Blaser, Vanderbilt University
  • Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Mathematical Models in Epidemiology, III

    Room 350, Parsons Hall

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Asymptotical behavior of an S-I-S multiple group model with age-structure.
      Wenzhang Huang*, Cornell University
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Can a core group allow for the coexistence of multiple strain of a non-fatal sexually-transmitted disease?
      Jia Li*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
      Carlos Castillo-Chavez, Cornell University
      Wenzhang Huang, Georgia Technology
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Multi-annual outbreaks of childhood diseases revisited: The possible effects of isolation.
      Zhilan Feng, Arizona State University
      Horst R. Thieme*, Arizona State University
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Models for diseases with vertical transmission and nonlinear population dynamics.
      Fred Brauer*, University of Wisconsin, Madison