Our first Biodefense Policy Seminar of Fall 2013 is tonight! Join us this evening as Dr. Daniel Dodgen discusses the importance of including special populations in biodefense & public health planning. As always, Seminars are free and open to the public – stop by!
September Seminar: “The ABCs of Including Special Populations in Biodefense and Public Health Preparedness”
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Dodgen
Date: Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at 7:20 PM
Where: Meese Conference Room, Mason Hall, GMU Fairfax Campus
Dr. Dodgen is the Director for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health, and Community Resilience in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). His office is tasked with ensuring that HHS is developing policies and capabilities for emergency planning, response, and recovery activities that integrate at-risk individuals (including children), behavioral health, and community resilience. Dr. Dodgen also served as the Executive Director of the White House directed national advisory group on disaster mental health, and played a coordinating role in the federal response to Hurricanes Sandy, Gustav, Ike, and Dean; the H1N1 epidemic, the BP oil spill, the Sandy Hook school shooting, and other natural and manmade disasters.
For more information about our Fall lineup, please visit our Events page.