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Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Roundtable Discussion

Nov 3, 2022

You can access the recording here.


On November 15, UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences and the Bay Area Global Health Alliance co-hosted a virtual roundtable discussion on how to prevent the next pandemic. The online conversation featured award-winning science writer and author Laurie Garrett. Laurie Garrett is the author of The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance and Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health. Garrett is also a columnist for Foreign Policy and science contributor for MSNBC. Other experts included:

  • Jonna Mazet – Vice Provost, Grand Challenges, UC Davis; Chancellor’s Leadership Professor of Epidemiology and Disease Ecology

  • Larry Brilliant – physician and epidemiologist, CEO of Pandefense Advisory, senior counselor at the Skoll Foundation and a CNN Medical Analyst

  • Thu Do – Director, Medical Affairs, Global Patient Solutions, Gilead Sciences

  • Paul Wesson – Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Medicine, UCSF (serving as moderator).

The recording is below and a summary of the event and key take-aways will be published on this page soon.