Numerous GUARD coalition members also participate on the state MRSA Task Force which is coordinated through the Department of Human Resources in Atlanta. GUARD members and Task Force members have formed a speakers bureau that offers free lectures on MRSA to interested audiences throughout the state. The members of the speakers bureau all have special expertise in infectious diseases including MRSA. To arrange for a program on MRSA in your town or institution please contact any of the following members of the speakers bureau:

Katie Arnold MD, Department of Human Resources, Atlanta

Melissa Tobin-DeAngelo MD, Department of Human Resources, Atlanta


Jim Wilde MD, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta