Biodefense Policy Seminar: “Health Threats in a Security World”

Alexander Garza, MD, MPH, FACEPApril Seminar: ”Health Threats in a Security World”
Speaker: Dr. Alexander Garza
When: 7:20PM, Thursday April 18th, 2013
Where: Meese Conference Room, Mason Hall, George Mason University

The Biodefense Policy Seminar is  the D.C. area’s premiere speaker series focused on biodefense and biosecurity issues. The monthly seminars – free and open to the public – feature leading figures within the academic, security, industry, and policy fields of biodefense.

About the Speaker: Dr. Alexander Garza is the Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Homeland Security. He manages the Department’s medical and health security matters, oversees the health aspects of contingency planning for all chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards, and leads a coordinated effort to ensure that the Department is prepared to respond to biological and chemical weapons of mass destruction. Prior to joining the Department in August 2009, Dr. Garza spent 13 years as a practicing physician and medical educator.

Refreshments will be available!

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