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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.

Clade X
Clade X was a day-long pandemic tabletop exercise that simulated a series of National Security Council–convened meetings of 10 US government leaders, played by individuals prominent in the fields of national security or epidemic response.
Video features 2018

Biosecurity, National Security, and Medicine: A Guided Tour
Video feature 2016

The FDA's Evolving Role in MCM Development
Dr. Luciana Borio, MD, FDA Assistant Commissioner for Counterterrorism Policy and Acting Deputy Chief Scientist, describes the administration's evolving role in developing medical countermeasures, including some FDA successes and remaining challenges.
Video feature 2014

Monica Schoch-Spana Talks About Her National Survey on Community Engagement
At the 2013 Public Health Preparedness Summit, Monica Schoch-Spana spoke with Ian Goldstein of NACCHO about her national survey of emergency preparedness coordinators and community engagement practices.
Audio 2013

Insights from the Front Lines of the MERS Outbreak
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has been the epicenter of the global MERS-CoV outbreak, and the man responsible for KSA’s response to MERS has been Dr. Ziad Memish, Deputy Minister of Health for Public Health, KSA. On August 21, 2013, Dr. Memish gave a presentation about the MERS outbreak in KSA and then joined Tom Inglesby for a discussion and Q/A session. This entire session can be viewed in this video.
Video feature 2013

Why I Became a Public Health Physician
In this short video recorded for the John Snow Society to mark the bicentenary of John Snow's birth, Dr. Henderson describes the surprising events that prompted his decision to become a public health physician.
Video feature 2013

The Center at 15: Our History in Biosecurity, Our Future in Health Security
Tom Inglesby, Anita Cicero, Center staff, and distinguished friends highlight our leadership biosecurity and our future in health security to mark the Center’s 15-year anniversary.
Video feature 2013

When Good Food Goes Bad
Lead authors Jennifer Nuzzo and Ryan Morhard discuss the Center's new report and recommendations for improving the nation's ability to respond to outbreaks of foodborne disease.
Video brief 2013

Are Standard Estimates of Bird Flu Fatality Too High?
WHO estimates the case fatality rate for H5N1 to be 60%, but some have argued that the rate is actually much lower because of missed mild cases. Dr. Eric Toner, lead author, explains the results and implications of the Center's recent assessment of H5N1 serosurveys.
Video brief 2013

Next Generation Monoclonal Antibodies: Challenges and Opportunities
Monoclonal antibodies are now commonly used to treat chronic diseases, but they hold great promise for preventing and treating infectious diseases. Lead author Gigi Gronvall discusses our report on the promise of mAbs, what it will take to expand development for use with infectious diseases, and the benefits to be gained.
Video brief 2013

Compensating Victims After a Nuclear Disaster
Lead author Ryan Morhard explains the history of public liability insurance in the economics of nuclear power and the role of the Price-Anderson Act in facilitating the unprecedented growth of nuclear power in the US, as described in his recent article.
Video brief 2013

Preparing for Bioterrorism: The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Leadership in Biosecurity
Author Gigi Kwik Gronvall introduces the Center's new book, in which she chronicles achievements of the Sloan foundation's biosecurity program and shows how Sloan support helped lay the groundwork on which US civilian biosecurity has been built.
Video brief 2012

NIAID's Role in and Contributions to US Biosecurity
Dr. Michael Kurilla discusses NIAID's role in biosecurity, ways to shorten drug development, and why we should move away from the "one-bug-one-drug" to development.
Behind the Scenes in Biosecurity-Video Interviews with Leaders in the Field video 2012

Achievable Improvements in US Biodefense Policy
Dr. Bob Kadlec, former Special Asst. to the President for Biodefense Policy, discusses 3 key improvements to US biodefense policy that he believes are achievable within 5 years.
Behind the Scenes in Biosecurity-Video Interviews with Leaders in the Field video 2012

Availability of Medical Countermeasures and US Biosecurity
Phyllis Arthur, a senior leader at BIO, discusses the role of public-private partnerships in drug and vaccine development and production and broadly outlines the roles that Congress, the Administration, and the private sector play in US biodefense.
Behind the Scenes in Biosecurity-Video Interviews with Leaders in the Field video 2012

Dengue fever in the United States
Three outbreaks of dengue fever have occurred in the US in the past 10 years. In this podcast from the CDC, Dr. Amesh Adalja talks about the outbreaks and the public health interventions brought to bear.
Audio 2012

Important Considerations for Hospital Preparedness in Bioterrorism and Mass Casualty Emergencies
Dr. Tara O'Toole delivered this lecture as a keynote address for the Commissioned Training of Major Infectious Disease Emergencies and Bioterrorism Preparedness at Princess Margaret’s Hospital in Hong Kong, November 2008.
2008

The Challenge of Bioterrorism: Present and Future
Dr. Tara O'Toole presented this lecture at the Commissioned Training of Major Infectious Disease Emergencies and Bioterrorism Preparedness at Princess Margaret’s Hospital in Hong Kong, November 2008.
2008

Bioterrorism Scenario II: Plague
Dr. Eric Toner delivered this lecture for the Commissioned Training of Major Infectious Disease Emergencies and Bioterrorism Preparedness at Princess Margaret’s Hospital in Hong Kong, November 2008.
2008

Lessons from the 2001 Anthrax Attacks
Dr. Tom Inglesby gave this lecture at the Commissioned Training of Major Infectious Disease Emergencies and Bioterrorism Preparedness at Princess Margaret’s Hospital in Hong Kong, November 2008.
2008

Atlantic Storm: An International Smallpox Bioterrorism Scenario
Dr. Tom Inglesby presented this lecture at the Commissioned Training of Major Infectious Disease Emergencies and Bioterrorism Preparedness at Princess Margaret’s Hospital in Hong Kong, November 2008.
2008

Hospitals "Full-Up": The 1918 Influenza Pandemic
An influenza virus was responsible for one of the greatest US public health emergencies of the 20th century. This brief documentary, directed by Monica Schoch-Spana, affords a sobering glimpse of the health care burdens associated with a large-scale, lethal outbreak of infectious disease.
Video feature 2000

 

 

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