Low Plaza

Forum on Public Health and Bioterrorism -- Agenda

Hosted by
Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
in conjunction with
The Honorable Nita Lowey, U.S. Representative

Tuesday - April 2, 2002
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Columbia University, Lerner Hall, Room 555
Broadway at 115th Street

8:30Continental Breakfast
9:00Welcome and Overview
Allan Rosenfield, MD
Dean, Mailman School of Public Health
9:15The Biomedical Imperative
Gerald Fischbach, MD
Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences and
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
George Rupp, PhD
President, Columbia University
9:30Keynote Address
The Honorable Nita Lowey, U.S. Representative
10:00Panel I - Public Health Infrastructure: Responses to Bioterrorism

Kristine M. Gebbie, DrPH, Moderator
Associate Professor and Director, Center for Health Policy
School of Nursing

Steven Morse, PhD
Assistant Professor and Director, Center for Public Health Preparedness
Mailman School of Public Health

Marcelle Layton, MD (invited)
Assistant Commissioner, Communicable Disease Program,
New York City Department of Health

Barbara J. Wallace, MD
Director, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control
New York State Department of Health

Joshua Lipsman, MD, MPH
Commissioner, Westchester County Department of Health
11:00Break
11:15Panel II - Looking Forward: Research Implications for Addressing Bioterrorism

Moderator: Allan Rosenfield

W. Ian Lipkin, MD
Professor and Director, Laboratory for Immunopathogenesis and Infectious Diseases,
Mailman School of Public Health

Carole Heilman, PhD
Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Bradley A. Perkins, MD
Chief, Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch
Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ezra Susser, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Mailman School of Public Health
12:00Closing Remarks
Allan Rosenfield, MD
12:30Lunch
Allan Rosenfield, MD

Published: Mar 02, 2002
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002


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