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A Tale of Two Cities: Responding to Epidemics, Shanghai-NYC

Improving Epidemic Response: Building Bridges Between the U.S. and China

D. A. Henderson 

Distinguished Scholar, Center for Biosecurity , Moderator

May 15, 2012 | Washington, DC


Jay Varma, Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Read full bioView Slideshow)

Fan Wu, Director, Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control (Read full bioView Slideshow)

Moderator Bio

Dr. Henderson is a Distinguished Scholar at the Center for Biosecurity and a Professor of Public Health and Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He is Dean Emeritus and Professor of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and a Founding Director (1998) of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies. From November 2001 through April 2003, he served as the Director of the Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and, later, as a Principal Science Advisor in the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Read full bio.