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Our Work


Our team's current and completed projects.


Our analysis and research, published as peer-reviewed journal articles, in-depth reports, policy analysis, issue briefs, meeting reports, and perspective pieces, advances scholarship on the wide range of topics and issues that comprise health security. Included are all publications through 1998. Browse by year, or search by mission area, author, or year.

ELBI Fellowship

The Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Fellowship is an opportunity for talented career professionals to deepen their expertise, expand their network, and build their leadership skills through a series of sponsored events coordinated by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.


Our meetings provide a national forum for discussion of priorities, challenges, and policy implications in health security. We provide access to meeting materials and videos for all Center events, including the bioterrorism scenarios Atlantic Storm and Dark Winter.

Interactive Features

Explore outbreaks of diseases caused by the 80+ select agent pathogens. Take a ringside seat for a smallpox attack scenario. Learn leadership skills for managing an epidemic. Or explore ways to protect building occupants from biological threats.



In video briefs and interviews, Center experts offer their perspective on developments in health security and background on the issues addressed in our articles and reports. 

Resources for Professionals in the Field

Journal: The Center provides editorial oversight for the peer-reviewed journal, Health Security, which is published 6 times per year.

E-newsletters: We publish 3: the daily Health Security Headlines, the weekly Preparedness Pulsepoints, and the bi-weekly, Clinician's Biosecurity News.

Special initiatives: Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity is to help develop the next generation of leaders in biosecurity through a competitive fellowship program. Rad Resilient City offers practical advice and a planning tool to help communities save lives after a nuclear detonation. 

Testimony & Briefings

Center experts have provided Congressional testimony and briefings on biosecurity, public health preparedness and response, dual-use science, and other related topics since 1999.