The Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University, directed by Dr. Rebecca Katz, was formally established in September 2016. The Center’s multi-disciplinary team develops evidence for action, providing decision makers with the tools they need for sustainable capacity building to prevent, detect and respond to public health emergencies. The team incorporates expertise in epidemiology, microbiology, virology, animal and human health systems, demography, economics, finance, statistics, and law.

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Rebecca KatzMatt Boyce, Ryan Morhard, John Monahan, Sheila Foster, and Robert Muggah published an opinion piece in Global Policy Opinion calling for a mayoral network for pandemic preparedness.
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Rebecca Katz and David Brett-Major recently completed a white paper on Manpower Challenges in the Clinical Response to Public Health Emergencies.
Claire Standley, Erin Sorrell, Rebecca Katz, and Center Affiliate Ellie Graeden recently published a paper on the development of an application to support on-the-ground decision-making for integrating disease control programs in PLoS NTDs.
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