Pandemic Preparedness in the Next Administration

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WASHINGTON (January 5, 2017) – As the United States prepares for new leadership, global health thought leaders will convene January 10 to discuss ways the Trump administration can contribute to pandemic preparedness, global health security, and domestic readiness and resilience.

The Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center, in partnership with the Harvard Global Health Institute, host “Pandemic Preparedness in the Next Administration” at Georgetown University.  

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Georgetown University
Copley Hall, Copley Formal Lounge
37th And O St., N.W.
Washington, DC

Keynote Address: Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Amy Pope, Deputy Homeland Security Advisor and Deputy Assistant to the President, National Security Council

Hamid Jafari, Principal Deputy Director in the Center for Global Health, CDC

Bill Steiger, Chief Program Officer, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon

Ronald A. Klain, Advisory, Skoll Global Threats Fund; Former Ebola response coordinator for the Obama Administration

Ashish Jha, Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; K.T. Li Professor of Health Policy, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Rebecca Katz, Co-director, Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University Medical Center


WEBCAST: The event will be webcast; please check for more information.

MEDIA: Space is limited.  Please RSVP by 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9th with Karen Teber:

The hashtag for this event is #pandemicprep17

About Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is an internationally recognized academic medical center with a three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care (through MedStar Health). GUMC’s mission is carried out with a strong emphasis on public service and a dedication to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis — or “care of the whole person.” The Medical Center includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing & Health Studies, both nationally ranked; Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute; and the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization, which accounts for the majority of externally funded research at GUMC including a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health. Connect with GUMC on Facebook (new window) (, Twitter (new window) (@gumedcenter) and Instagram (new window) (@gumedcenter).