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Aug 2022 18
Time: 5:00 PM

On August 18, 2022, a panel of experts organized by the National Academy of Medicine and the American Public Health Association discussed the current state of the science of monkeypox, the disease epidemiology as we understand it today, available and emergent prevention options, critical research questions we need to answer, and what we should consider and plan for as we respond to this public health emergency.



  • Victor J. Dzau, President, NAM

Introduction by the Moderator

  • Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, APHA

Panel Discussion

  • Emily Erbelding, Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  • Boghuma Kabisen Titanji, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Emory University
  • David Heymann, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Demetre Daskalakis, White House National Monkeypox Response Deputy Coordinator

Audience Q&A

Agenda is subject to change. A recording and unperfected transcript will be available on this page following the event.

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