When: March 11, 2010 | 1:30 to 5:00 pm
Background: In response to a request from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will convene a standing committee of experts to help inform the federal government on critical science and policy issues related to emerging infectious diseases and other 21st century health threats. The standing committee will include members with expertise in emerging infectious diseases, public health, public health preparedness and response, biological sciences, clinical care and crisis standards of care, risk communication, epidemiology, and regulatory issues, as well as veterinary science, One Health, ethics, and community engagement. The standing committee will provide a venue for the exchange of ideas among federal government agencies, the private sector, and the academic community, as well as other relevant stakeholders.
- Discuss the statement of task (SOT)
- Discuss relevant context and key issues
- Explore potential research priorities arising as a result of the emergence of COVID-19
in the U.S. and globally
Activity Director: Lisa Brown, Health and Medicine Division