March 2008 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) establishes new center for genomics and health disparities research.
Dialogue Television: Week of October 17-21, 2007featuringDr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of the United Nations Aids Program and Under Secretary General of the United Nations Link to video
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses the historic U.S. health reform effort, saying "The costs of doing nothing are extraordinary." She also discussed global health challenges at the first Board of Trustees dinner of 2010.
Webcast: November 2, 2006Session 3: Roles of the Public and Private Sectors in Africa's HealthfeaturingPatrick Osewe, Senior HIV/AIDS Specialist, World Bank and Nancy R. Pielemeier, Vice President, International Health Division, Abt Associates
Webcast: July 24, 2007featuringSalmaan Keshavjee, Instructor, Bringham and Woman's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School; and Murray Feshbach, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
"It is not if it is going to happen. It is when, and where, and how bad," said Dr. Michael Osterholm at the first meeting sponsored by the Wilson Center's new Global Health Initiative. Video and powerpoint presentation available.
AUGUST 2006--Wilson Center Board Member Robin Cook Publishes Op-Ed in New York Times