Center for BiosecurityUPMC
2009 H1N1 Experience
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Welcome & Opening Remarks Play video

Thomas V. Inglesby, Director, Center for Biosecurity            

What the Flu Pandemic Can Teach Us About Future Biothreats Play video

Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

PANEL 1: How Should the U.S. Prioritize & Distribute Vaccine in Future Influenza Pandemics? Play video

Richard Waldhorn, Distinguished Scholar, Center for Biosecurity , Moderator
Anne Schuchat, Assistant Surgeon General, Director,
     National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC

John Colmers, Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland
Marc Lipsitch, Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard University
Paul Etkind, Senior Analyst, National Association of County and City Health Officials
David Lakey, Commissioner, Department of State Health Services, Texas

Public Health Response to the H1N1 Pandemic Play video

Thomas Frieden, Director, CDC

Ensuring a Prepared Nation Through Public Engagement—the Intersection Between Media and Social Change Play video

Richard Besser, Senior Health and Medical Editor, ABC News; former Acting Director, CDC

PANEL 2: Large Scale Bioterrorism—Anthrax: How Can the Healthcare Response to Catastrophic Events be Improved? Play video

Eric Toner, Senior Associate, Center for Biosecurity , Moderator
Kevin Yeskey, Director, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operations, HHS
Daniel Sosin, Acting Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, CDC
Dan Hanfling, Special Advisor, Emergency Preparedness and Response,
     Inova Health System

John Hick, Medical Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness,
     Minnesota Department of Health

Scott Cormier, Director, Emergency Preparedness & Management,
     Hospital Corporation of America

PANEL 3: SARS-like Emerging Infectious Disease: What Roles Should Disease Containment Measures Play in Controlling International Epidemics? Play video

Jennifer Nuzzo, Associate, Center for Biosecurity , Moderator
Jeffrey Levi, Executive Director, Trust for America’s Health
D.A. Henderson, Distinguished Scholar, Center for Biosecurity
Ronald St. John, Former Director General, Centre for Emergency
     Preparedness and Response, Public Health Agency of Canada

Marcelle Layton, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Department of Health
     and Mental Hygiene

James Blumenstock, Chief of Public Health Practice, Association of State
     and Territorial Health Officials

H1N1 Response Shows Need for Better Emergency Medical Plans Play video

Randall Larsen, Executive Director, Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism

Concluding Remarks Play video

Thomas V. Inglesby, Director, Center for Biosecurity