01.19.18

Advisory: Senator Burr to Chair 2nd HELP Committee Hearing Tuesday on Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), a senior member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, will lead the second in a series of HELP Committee hearings to examine our nation’s preparedness and response capabilities in combatting 21st Century public health threats next Tuesday, January 23rd at 10:00am.

Details

Hearing: ‘Facing 21st Century Public Health Threats: Our Nation’s Preparedness and Response Capabilities, Part 2’

Witnesses:

Tom Inglesby, MD, Director, Center for Health Security, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

John J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, TN

Brent MacGregor, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, Seqirus, Co-Chair, Alliance for Biosecurity, Summit, NJ

Steven Krug, MD, FAAP, Head, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chair, Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council, American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago, IL

When: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 10:00am.

Where: Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 430 and streamed LIVE on the HELP Committee’s site.