Events

A Private Luncheon Conversation with Dr. Dora Akunyili: Fighting Corruption in Drug Markets and Advancing Women in African Leadership

May 01, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Dora Nkem Akunyili, Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria
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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: 21st Century Medicine

April 14, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
A Director's Forum with Dr. Kenneth Cooper, Founder, President, and CEO-—Cooper Aerobics Center
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Book Discussion--Fragile Innocence: A Father's Memoir of His Daughter's Courageous Journey

March 31, 2006 // 10:00am11:00am
with James Reston Jr., author and Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar and commentator Walter Reich, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University and Wilson Center Senior Scholar
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Getting Ahead of AIDS: The Long-term Agenda

March 09, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Dr. Peter Piot and U.S. Representative Jim Leach (R-IA) speak at a Wilson Center Director's Forum about the long-term agenda for fighting HIV/AIDS.
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The Stem Cell Controversy

January 18, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A Director's Forum with Robin Cook, physician, best-selling novelist and Member of the Wilson Center's Board of Trustees; Michael West, President & Chief Scientific Officer, Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.; and William Hurlbut, Consulting Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center, and Member of the President's Council on Bioethics
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Mobilizing to Fight an Avian Flu Pandemic

December 07, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
According to Senator Tom Harkin, the administration's plan to fight an avian flu pandemic includes all the essential elements of a successful strategy, but doesn't place enough emphasis on preparation.
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Critical Dialogues on Avian Influenza

November 30, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
At an event co-sponsored by the Wilson Center and Cornell University, public health, animal health, and wildlife management experts emphasize that preventing a pandemic will require a strong international health alliance that addresses animal as well as human health.
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Emerging Pandemic: Costs and Consequences of an Avian Influenza Outbreak

September 19, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Nearly four decades have passed since the world last saw an influenza pandemic, many believe we are long overdue for another. Dr. Michael Osterholm and Helen Branswell mark the inauguration of the Global Health Initiative.

Article by Frederick Burkle Featured in Disaster Medicine Journal

Frederick Burkle, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, describes the impact of public health emergencies on disaster management in new Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness article.

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Experts & Staff

  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katrina Braxton // Program Assistant, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Schuyler Null // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative