Pandemic Preparedness in the Next Administration

January 10, 2017

Bright green pathogens in front of a blue background with the logos of Georgetown University, the Harvard Global Health Institute, and Health Affairs below

The Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center (GU GHSS) in partnership with the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) will jointly convene leading thinkers from across sectors, and representing disciplines from practitioners to policymakers, to listen, learn, and discuss ways the next presidential administration can contribute to pandemic preparedness, global health security, and domestic readiness and resilience.

With additional support from:

  • Georgetown University Office of the President
  • Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Georgetown University Department of International Health
  • Georgetown University Department of Microbiology and Immunology


9:00 Welcome & Introduction:  Ed Healton and Ashish Jha

9:15 Background: Rebecca Katz

9:30 Panel I – Domestic
Amy Pope and Ron Klain
Moderated by Ashish Jha

10:30 Coffee Break

10:45 Panel II – Global 
Hamid Jafari and Bill Steiger
Moderated by John Monahan

11:45 Keynote
Keynote: Anthony Fauci
Introduction by Alan Weil