Global Health Security Seminar Series

The Global Health Security Seminar Series began in September 2017 in efforts to promote greater dialogue regarding health security across Georgetown University and the wider Washington D.C. community. The events are co-sponsored by Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science & Security, the School of Health’s Department of Health Management and Policy, and the Global Health Institute and will occur in person on Mondays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. ET in the Maguire Hall 304 conference room. They will also be available via Zoom. RSVPs will be available prior to each event.

Upcoming Seminars

September 25, 2023

Topic: Governance and public health decision making during COVID-19 pandemic

Presenter: Sumegha Asthana, Ph.D.

October 2, 2023

Topic: Impacts of DRC’s national rural WASH program: an RCT in a conflict setting

Presenter: John Quattrochi, Sc.D.

October 16, 2023

Topic: Examining the exchangeability of observed and excess mortality data sources for the study of stay at home order lifting in U.S. states

Presenter: Abbey Woolverton, M.S.

October 23, 2023

Topic: TBA

Presenter: Susan Nkengasong, M.S.

October 30, 2023

Topic: Evaluating a national community health worker program

Presenter: John Kraemer, J.D., M.P.H.

November 6, 2023

Topic: TBA

Presenter: George Smith

November 13, 2023

Topic: Global Partnerships and Building Human Resources for Health Capacity

Presenter: Christian Hunter, M.D.

November 20, 2023

Topic: Measuring and assessing public health emergency preparedness: theory and applications

Presenter: Mike Stoto, Ph.D.

November 27, 2023

Topic: Predicting race using names. Representativeness and bias of newspaper obituaries

Presenter: Maria Alva, Ph.D.

December 4, 2023

Topic: TBA

Presenter: Matt Boyce, M.Sc.

Previous Seminars

September 11, 2023

Topic: South Korea pandemic prepareness and soft power, concept of Asia CDC.

Presenter: Jennifer Bouey, Ph.D., M.P.H.

November 9, 2022

“The Effect of Face Mask Mandates on Spread of COVID-19: Evidence from San Antonio Schools”

October 26, 2022

“European Union Response to COVID-19 and EU Health Security Law”

October 12, 2022

“Practical, Field-Tested Approaches to Implementing Laboratory Biosafety in Conflict-Prone Settings”

Watch the event recording here!

Dr. Angeli Achrekar spoke about PEPFAR’s remarkable progress and how the program has adapted during COVID-19!

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Watch the event recording here, with English and Spanish subtitles.

Read the paper series here.

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