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Joint Symposium on Ebola and Investing in Global Health – Archived Webcast Available

On October 18, The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), Rollins School of Public Health/Emory University (Emory), and the Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health (ASPPH) co-hosted a global health symposium, Learning from Ebola and the Future U.S. Role in Global Health, to discuss two important 2017 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine reports.

[Photo: Dr. Victor Dzau (NAM), Dr. Laura Magaña, and Dean Jim Curran (Emory)]

The first panel on the Ebola report included a review of provider experiences in the Atlanta region during the 2014 Ebola outbreak, and the second panel on the global health report included an exploration of the current state of U.S. investments in global health and implications for the future.  Speakers included Dr. Gerald Keusch (Boston University School of Medicine), Dr. Inger Damon (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Dr. Bruce Ribner (Emory University School of Medicine), Dr. Michael Merson (Duke University), Dr. Dionisio Herrera-Guibert (TEPHINET), Dr. Anne Schuchat (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and Dr. Carlos del Rio (Emory University Rollins School of Public Health and School of Medicine).  Co-sponsoring principals, Dr. Victor Dzau (NAM), Dean Jim Curran (Emory), and Dr. Laura Magaña (ASPPH) served as moderators.

The archived symposium webcast is now available.