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A Symposium on The Ebola Crisis

May 21 @ 3:48 pm EDT

A Symposium on The Ebola Crisis

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 

Intercultural Center Auditorium

(ICC, 2nd floor)

Georgetown University

Opening Remarks 
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Dr. James Reardon-Anderson

Interim Dean Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

Mr. John Monahan

Advisor to the President for Global Health and Senior Fellow, McCourt School of Public Policy

With special remarks from

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

President of Liberia

Perspectives
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Dr. Daniel Lucey
Adjunct Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, GUMC

Dr. Luciana Borio 
FDA Acting Deputy Chief Scientist

Dr. Jesse Bump 
Assistant Professor, Department of International Health

Panel One: Historical, Social and Political-Economic Reasons for the Devastating Impact of the Ebola Virus in West Africa
9:40 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Sharon Abramowitz 
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African Studies, University of Florida
Dr. James Habyarimana
Associate Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

Dr. Scott Taylor 
Director African Studies Program, Associate Professor, SFS

Moderated by Dr. Emily Mendenhall 
Assistant Professor, SFS

Panel Two: Where do we go from Here: Greater Implications of the Ebola Crisis
10:55 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Dr. Oscar Cabrera 
Executive Director, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law

Dr. Steve Radelet 
Donald F. McHenry Chair in Global Human Development,
Director Global Human Development Program, Georgetown University

Dr. Ron Waldman 
Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health, George Washington University

Moderated by Mr. John Monahan 
Advisor to the President for Global Health and Senior Fellow,
McCourt School of Public Policy

Closing Remarks
11:55 a.m.

Dr. James Reardon-Anderson 
Interim Dean Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

 

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Date:
May 21
Time:
3:48 pm UTC-4