Global Health Security Seminar Series

Promoting dialogue to improve global health security.

The Global Health Security Seminar Series began in September 2017 in efforts to promote greater dialogue regarding pandemic preparedness across Georgetown University and the wider Washington D.C. community. The events are co-sponsored by Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security and the Global Health Initiative and occur monthly from 8–9am.

Upcoming Seminars

Friday, March 20 – CAPT. Paul Reed on Mass Migration and Health: A Discussion on the Status of Human Displacement and the Implications for Health Security

Friday, April 24 – Dr. Joseph Fair

Past Seminars

February 2020 – Mark Eccleston-Turner on influenza vaccine security and supply during a pandemic: compulsory requisition and the PIP Framework

October 2019 – Caryl Griffin on global and local biosafety/biosecurity missions in light of cura personalis

September 2019 – Ron Klain on Ebola in 2019: What Has Changed Since 2014

April 2019 – Kumanan Wilson and Lindsay Wilson on Governance challenges to implementation of the International Health Regulations (2005)

April 2019 – Bruce Gellin on the Role of Vaccines in Global Health Security

March 2019 – Ellie Graeden on Informing Influenza Response: Data Visualization and Decision Support for CDC

February 2019 – Shelly Bratton and Jim Banaski on Intersections between the Global Health Security Agenda and National Public Health Institutes

November 2018 – Matthew Hepburn on Technologies for Pandemic Preparedness 

October 2018 – Billy Karesh on One Health in the 21st Century 

September 2018 – Alpha Barry, Erin Sorrell, Claire Standley, and Aurelia Attal-Juncqua on Capacity Building Experiences in Guinea Following the 2014 Ebola Outbreak 

March 2018 – Nancy Knight on the CDC and Global Health Protection in an Interconnected World

March 2018 – Jeff Freeman on Technology for Real-Time Response

January 2018 – Jim Welch on Biosafety Applications for Global Health Security

November 2017 – Mukesh Chawla on the Role of the World Bank in Advancing Global Health Security

October 2017 – Jimmy Kolker on Global Health Diplomacy & Security: Lessons Learned from the Ebola and Zika Outbreaks

September 2017 – Beth Cameron on Advancing Global Health Security and Reducing Future Biological Risk