Our Recent Work
A snapshot of selected projects the Center has been working on.
Madad S, Moskovitz J, Boyce MR, … Katz R. (2020). Ready or Not, Patients Will Present: Improving Urban Pandemic Preparedness. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 1-4. DOI:10.1017/dmp.2020.7.
Berger ZD, Evans NG, Phelan AL, et al. (2020). Covid-19: control measures must be equitable and inclusive. British Medical Journal, 368. DOI:10.1136/bmj.m1141.
van Daalen K, Jung L, Dhatt R, Phelan AL. (2020). Climate change and gender-based health disparities. The Lancet Planetary Health, 4(4), PE44-45. DOI:10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30001-2.
Phelan AL, Katz R, Gostin LO. (2020). The Novel Coronavirus Originating in Wuhan, China: Challenges for Global Health Governance. JAMA. DOI:10.1001/jama.2020.1097.
Lee CT, Katz R, Eaneff S, Mahar M, Ojo O. (2020). Action-Based Costing for National Action Plans for Health Security: Accelerating Progress Toward the International Health Regulations (2005). Health Security, 18(S1), S53-63.
Standley CJ, MacDonald PDM, Attal-Juncqua A, Barry AM, Bile EC, Collins DL, …, Katz R, …, Sorrell EM, et al. (2020). Leveraging Partnerships to Maximize Global Health Security Improvements in Guinea, 2015-2019. Health Security,18(S1), S34-42.
Eccleston-Turner M., Phelan A., Katz R. (2019). Preparing for the Next Pandemic — The WHO’s Global Influenza Strategy. New England Journal of Medicine, 381, 2192–94.
Kavanagh MM., Thirumurthy H., Katz R., et al. (2019). Ending pandemics: U.S. foreign policy to mitigate today’s major killers, tomorrow’s outbreaks, and the health impacts of climate change. Journal of International Affairs,73(1), 1–20.
Phelan A., Katz R. (2019). Legal Epidemiology for Global Health Security and Universal Health Coverage. The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 47(3), 427–29. DOI: 10.1177/1073110519876175.
Boyce MR., Katz R., Standley CJ. (2019). Risk Factors for Infectious Diseases in Urban Environments of Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Critical Appraisal of Evidence. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, 4(4), 123. DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed4040123.
McKay S., Boyce MR., Chu‐Shin S., Tsai FJ., Katz R. (2019). An Evaluation Tool for National‐Level Pandemic Influenza Planning. World Medical and Health Policy, 11(2). DOI: 10.1002/wmh3.297
Katz R., Standley CJ. (2019). Regional approaches for enhancing global health security. BMC Public Health, 19(S3). DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-6789-y.
Montgomery JM., Woolverton A., Hedges S., …, Katz R., et al. (2019). Ten Years of Global Disease Detection and Counting: Lessons in Building Global Health Security. BMC Public Health, 19(S3). DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-6769-2.
Standley CJ., Carlin EP., Sorrell EM., Barry AM., …, Katz R. (2019). Assessing health systems in Guinea for prevention and control of priority zoonotic diseases: A One Health approach. One Health,16(7):100093. DOI: 10.1016/j.onehlt.2019.100093.
Cicero A., Meyer D., Shearer MP., … Fischer J., et al. (2019). Southeast Asia Strategic Multilateral Dialogue on Biosecurity. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25(5). DOI: 10.3201/eid2505.181659.
Standley CJ., Muhayangabo R, Bah MS., Barry AM., … Fischer J., … Sorrell EM., et al. (2019). Creating a National Specimen Referral System in Guinea: Lessons From Initial Development and Implementation. Frontiers in Public Health, 7:83. DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00083
Stoto MA., Kang M., Song T., Bouey J., Boyce MR., Katz R. (2019). At the frontier of the global battle against emerging infections: surveillance and management of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangdong Province, China. Journal of Global Health Reports,3: e2019017. DOI: 10.29392/joghr.3.e2019018.
Boyce MR., Katz R. (2019). Community health workers and pandemic preparedness: current and prospective roles. Frontiers in Public Health, 7:62. DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00062.
Katz R., Graeden E., Kerr J., Eanff S. (2019). Tracking the Flow of Funds in Global Health Security. Ecohealth, 1-8. DOI: 10.1007/s10393-019-01402-w.
Gostin L., Phelan A., Coutinho AG., … Katz R., … Kavanagh M. (2019). Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: time to sound a global alert?. Lancet. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30243-0.
Wenham C., Katz R., Birungi C., … Phelan A., et al. (2019). Global health security and universal health coverage: from a marriage of convenience to a strategic, effective partnership. BMJ Global Health, 4(1): e001145.
Katz R., Vaught A., Simmens SJ. (2019). Local Decision Making for Implementing Social Distancing in Response to Outbreaks. Public Health Reports. DOI: 10.1177/0033354918819755.
Habib MR., Lv S., Guo Y-H., Gu W-B., Standley CJ, et al. (2018). Morphological and molecular characterization of invasive Biomphalaria straminea in southern China. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 7:120. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-018-0505-5.
Katz R., Graeden E., Abe K., Attal-Juncqua A., Boyce MR., Eaneff S. (2018). Mapping stakeholders and policies in response to deliberate biological events. Heliyon, 4:e01091. DOI:10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.
Gostin LO., Kavanagh MM., Cameron E. (2018). Ebola and War in the Democratic Republic of CongoAvoiding Failure and Thinking Ahead. JAMA. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2018.19743 (Katz R as a contributing author).
Katz R., Wentworth M., Quick J., et al. (2018). Enhancing public-private cooperation in outbreak preparedness and response. World Medical and Health Policy Journal. DOI: 10.1002/wmh3.281
Standley CJ., Boyce MR., Klineberg A., Essix G., Katz R. (2018). Organization of oversight for integrated disease control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) within Ministries of Health. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 12(11): e0006929. DOI: 10.1371/journal. pntd.0006929
Tsai FJ., Katz R. (2018). Measuring Global Health Security: Comparison of Self- and External Evaluations for IHR Core Capacity. Health Security, 16(5): 304-10. DOI: 10.1089/hs.2018.0019.
Katz R., Graeden E., Eaneff S., et al. (2018). Strengthening health security: an intuitive and user-friendly tool to estimate country-level costs. BMJ Global Health, 3(4): e000864. DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000864
Gupta V., Kraemer J., Katz R., et al. (2018). Analysis of results from the Joint External Evaluation: examining its strength and assessing for trends among participating countries. Journal of Global Health, 8(2): 1-9. DOI: 10.7189/jogh.08.020416
Jonas O., Katz R., Yansen S., et al. (2018). Call for independent monitoring of disease outbreak preparedness. BMJ, 361: k2269. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.k2269
Standley CJ., Graeden E., Kerr J., Sorrell EM., Katz R. (2018). Decision support for evidence-based integration of disease control: A proof of concept for malaria and schistosomiasis. PLoS NTD, 12(4): e0006328. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006328
Katz R., Bananski J. (2018). Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management. Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-13:9781284121476
Kamradt-Scott A, Katz R. (2018). AMR: a key focus of the upcoming 2019 Global Health Security conference. In: AMR Control 2018 (referred). Available at: http://resistancecontrol.info/amr-control-2018-contents/
Phelan A. (2018). Climate Change and Human Rights: Intellectual Property Challenges and Opportunities. In: Intellectual Property and Clean Energy: The Paris Agreement and Climate Justice. Rimmer M. Berlin: Springer, 2018.
Standley CJ. (2018). Public Health Emergency Management in Guinea: Before and After the 2014 Ebola Outbreak. Case study in: Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management, 2nd Edition, Katz R & Banaski J (eds). Burlington: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2018.
Standley CJ. (2018). Epidemics and Biobanking. Case study in: Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management, 2nd Edition, Katz R & Banaski J (eds). Burlington: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2018.
Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security. Establishing Infectious Disease Research Priorities in Areas Affected by Conflict. Report funded by the Georgetown University Global Health Initiative. May 2018.
Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security. Review of the legislation for public health emergency management in Guinea. Report funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. April 2018.
Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security. Legislative analysis of the core functions and attributes of the ANSS (Guinea). Report funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. March 2018.
Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security. Development of a National Specimen Referral Policy for Guinea. Report funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September 2017.
Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security. Communication and Coordination Channels for Public Information Sharing to Operational Information Channels. Report funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. April 2017.
Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security. National Preparedness and Response Plans: A review of multi-hazard and public health all hazards preparedness plans. Report funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. May 2017.
Boyce MR., Osman R., Katz R. (2019). A Research Agenda for Urban Pandemic Preparedness: a Call to Action. Washington: Georgetown Center for Global Health Science & Security.
Graul E., Freeman J., Katz R. (2018). Exploring the Use of Historical Data in Modeling the 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Lessons Learned. [Web Blog]. Washington: Georgetown Center for Global Health Science & Security.
Attal-Juncqua A., Boyce MR., Katz R. (2018). White Paper: Assistance Following a Deliberate Biological Event: Operationalizing Article VII of the Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention. Washington: Georgetown Center for Global Health Science & Security.
Brett-Major D., Katz R. (2018). White Paper: Manpower Challenges in the Clinical Response to Public Health Emergencies. Washington: Georgetown Center for Global Health Science & Security.
Event-Based Surveillance (EBS) poster presented at the GHSA Ministerial Meeting and the 2nd OIE Global Conference on Biological Threat Reduction.
International Health Regulations Costing poster presented at the GHSA Ministerial Meeting and the 2nd OIE Global Conference on Biological Threat Reduction.
Global Health Security Tracking poster presented at the 2nd OIE Global Conference on Biological Threat Reduction.
Neglected Tropical Diseases poster presented at the 2017 ASTMH Annual Meeting.
Social Distancing poster presented at the 2017 APHA Annual Meeting & Expo.
Biosafety and One Health poster presented at the 15th International CDC Biosafety Symposium.