Joseph F. Petrosino, Ph.D. is an associate professor of molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine, where he also holds joint appointments in the Human Genome Sequencing Center, and the Department of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Petrosino was a principal investigator for the NIH Common Fund Human Microbiome Project and has since established and directs the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research (CMMR). With over 120 collaborations, the CMMR is pursuing over 250 metagenomics projects internationally with the goal to improve human health through detection and modulation of the microbiome and to translate new discoveries into new diagnostics and therapeutics.
Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00
A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:
Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:
(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board, (2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or (3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).