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.

Best of Both Worlds: Moving On, But Staying With ECSP

I have a bit of news to share. After 15 years at the Wilson Center, I will be moving back to my home town of Athens, Ohio, this fall to become a professor at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs where I will serve as director of environmental studies and work in their campus-wide Consortium on Energy, Economics, and the Environment.

The State of the World's Population – Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth

Webcast: June 27, 2007featuringGeorge Martine, President of the Brazilian Association for Population Studies (ABEP); Consultant, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); and Anthony Kolb, Urban Health Adviser, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Public Health Democracy: U.S. and Global Health Disparities in Breast Cancer

Webcast: April 2, 2008featuringDr. Doris Browne, Program Director of the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute; Dr. Peter Greenwald, Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute; Dr. Lucile Adams-Campbell, Director of the Howard University Cancer Center, and Professor of Medicine

Jane Harman on Reproductive Health

"American opponents of women's rights used to argue that "biology is destiny" and that therefore women's role in the world had to be limited to bearing and raising children. Women like my mother and me who wanted more than that felt like outsiders in the 1950s and 1960s –and in too many parts of the world this is still true," writes Jane Harman.

World's Largest Gathering of Africa Scholars to Discuss Politics, Health

African Studies Association Convenes 2,000 Scholars and Policymakers in Washington, DC to Examine Continent's History and Future

New Rapid Test for Drug-Resistant TB Made Available in Developing Countries

July 2008 – Coalition of health organizations introduces initiative to distribute new multi-drug-resistant TB tests.


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