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Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Fellowship

Current Fellows

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security has accepted 31 professionals and scholars into its Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Initiative (ELBI) fellowship program for 2023.

  • Oluwatosin Akande, World Health Organization
  • Rahul Arora, University of Calgary
  • Fatima Aziz, Aga Khan University
  • Bill Beaver, US Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy
  • Gemma Bowsher, King’s College London
  • Will Bradshaw, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Bangin Brim, European Commission Health Emergency and Response Authority (HERA)
  • Nathan Calvin, US Senate, Office of Senator Alex Padilla
  • Maggie Davis, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
  • Jasmine Dhaliwal, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  • Mariam Elgabry, Bronic
  • Matthew Ferreira, George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government
  • Anjali Gopal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stephanie Guerra, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Suryateja Jammalamadaka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Nils Justen, United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs
  • Sarah Koeller, Chester County Health Department
  • Natalie Linton, California Department of Public Health
  • Geoffrey Namara, World Health Organization Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence
  • Judith Okolo, Nigeria National Biotechnology Development Agency
  • Scott Olesen, Biobot
  • Edyth Parker, Scripps Research
  • Sophie Rose, Council on Strategic Risks
  • Pingdewinde Sam, Boston Consulting Group
  • João Simões, European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (EUROPOL)
  • Michaela Simoneau, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
  • Aleksandar Stoller, Tulane University
  • Joel Straus, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
  • Nikki Teran, Guarding Against Pandemics
  • Kim Trollope, Stellensbosch University
  • Katarina Watney, US Health and Human Services Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR)



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