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Global Health Experts Discuss Importance Of Pandemic Preparedness In Next U.S. Administration

Georgetown University Medical Center: Global Health Experts Advise Advance Planning For Inevitable Pandemic
Kat Zambon, director of communications at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC), discusses remarks made by panelists at an event on pandemic preparedness and the next U.S. administration, organized by the Center for Global Health Science and Security at the GUMC in partnership with the Harvard Global Health Institute. Panelists included several global health experts including Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the NIH; Ronald A. Klain, general counsel for Revolution LLC and the Obama administration’s Ebola response coordinator; Ashish K. Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute; Bill Steiger, chief program officer at Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon; Amy E. Pope, deputy assistant to the president and deputy homeland security adviser on the National Security Council staff at the White House; Hamid Jafari, principal deputy director of the Center for Global Health and acting director of the Division of Global Health Protection at the CDC; Rebecca Katz, co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at GUMC; and Edward B. Healton, executive vice president for health sciences and executive dean of the School of Medicine at Georgetown University (1/12).