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    Presentation Description


    An informative presentation on COVID-19 and the current pandemic situation, by one of the most knowledgeable authorities on infectious disease epidemiology.



    About the Presenter


    Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH

    University of Minnesota CIDRAP Director




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    Dr. Osterholm is Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, a professor in the Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the Medical School, all at the University of Minnesota. From June 2018 through May 2019, he served as a Science Envoy for Health Security on behalf of the US Department of State. He is also on the Board of Regents at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

    He is the author of the 2017 book, Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs, in which he lays out a nine-point strategy on how to address infectious disease threats, with preventing a global flu pandemic at the top of the list.

    In addition, Dr. Osterholm is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and the Council of Foreign Relations. In October 2008, he was appointed to the World Economic Forum Working Group on Pandemics.  From 2001 through early 2005, Dr. Osterholm, in addition to his role at CIDRAP, served as a Special Advisor to then–HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson on issues related to bioterrorism and public health preparedness. Previously, Dr. Osterholm served for 24 years (1975-1999) in various roles at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), the last 15 as state epidemiologist and chief of the Acute Disease Epidemiology Section. While at the MDH, Osterholm and his team were leaders in the area of infectious disease epidemiology.

    Dr. Osterholm has been an international leader on the critical concern regarding our preparedness for an influenza pandemic. His invited papers in the journals Foreign Affairs, the New England Journal of Medicine, and Nature detail the threat of an influenza pandemic before the recent pandemic and the steps we must take to better prepare for such events. He is the author of more than 315 papers and abstracts, including 21 book chapters.


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