A Symposium on The Ebola Crisis

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8:00am to 12:00pm

Georgetown University, ICC Auditorium, 2nd floor

Opening Remarks 

8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.

Dr. James Reardon-Anderson, Interim Dean Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

Mr. John Monahan, Advisor to the President for Global Health and Senior Fellow, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

 

Perspectives

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 

Dr. Daniel Lucey, Adjunct Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, GUMC

Dr. Luciana Borio, FDA Acting Deputy Chief Scientist

Dr. Jesse Bump, Assistant Professor, Department of International Health

Dr. Beth Cameron, White House National Security Staff

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Q&A

 

Panel One: Historical, Social and Political-Economic Reasons for the Devastating Impact of the Ebola Virus in West Africa

9:20 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. 

Dr. Sharon Abramowitz, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African Studies, University of Florida

Dr. James Habyarimana, Associate Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

Dr. Scott Taylor, Director African Studies Program, Associate Professor, SFS Georgetown University

Moderated by Dr. Emily Mendenhall, Assistant Professor, SFS Georgetown University  

10:10 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Q&A

 

10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. 15 minute Break

 

Special remarks from

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

President of Liberia

10:40 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. 

 

Panel Two: Where do we go from Here: Greater Implications of the Ebola Crisis

 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. 

Dr. Susan Kim, Deputy Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law

Dr. Steve Radelet, Donald F. McHenry Chair in Global Human Development, Director Global Human Development Program, Georgetown University

Dr. Ron Waldman, Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health, George Washington University 

Moderated by Mr. John Monahan, Advisor to the President for Global Health and Senior Fellow, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Q&A

 

Closing Remarks

12:00 p.m.

Dr. James Reardon-Anderson, Interim Dean Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

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Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Medical Center

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