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Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Fellowship

Program Staff

Tom Inglesby, MD

Anita Cicero, JD
Deputy Director

Amanda Kobokovich, MPH
Managing Senior Analyst & ELBI Program Manager

Rachel Vahey, MHS
Analyst & ELBI Deputy Program Manager

Crystal Watson, DrPH, MPH
Senior Scholar

Lucia Mullen, MPH
Associate Scholar

Marc Trotochaud, MSPH
Senior Analyst




Steering Committee

Parney Albright, PhD
President and CEO, HRL Laboratories, LLC

Stephen Bartlett, PhD
British Defence Staff, Chemical and Biological Threat Reduction

Kenneth Bernard, MD, USPHS (Ret)
Special Advisor, White House National Security Council

Luciana Borio, MD
Acting Chief Scientist, FDA

Lance Brooks
Division Chief, Cooperative Biological Engagement Program, Department of Defense

Richard Danzig, PhD, JD
Director, Center for a New American Security

David Franz, DVM, PhD
Principal, SBD Global

John Grabenstein, PhD, COL, USA (Ret.)
Executive Director, Global Health & Medical Affairs, Merck Vaccines

Jo L. Husbands, PhD
Scholar/Senior Project Director, Board on Life Sciences of the US National Academy of Sciences

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, PhD, JD
Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs, US Department of State

Lawrence Kerr, PhD
Director, Pandemics and Emerging Threats, Office of Global Affairs, HHS

Ali Khan, MD, MPH
Dean, UNMC College of Public Health

Col. Randall Larsen, USAF (Ret)
National Security Advisor, JHU Center for Health Security

Tara O'Toole, MD, MPH
Executive Vice President, In-Q-Tel

RADM Stephen Redd, MD
Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jaime Yassif, PhD
Program Officer, Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness, Open Philanthropy Project




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