Ebola 2014-16

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Ebola 2014-16

Lessons Observed vs Lessons Learned. Was 2014-16 a prelude to COVID-19?

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Ebola 2014-16: Lessons Observed vs Lessons Learned. Was 2014-16 a prelude to COVID-19?

A Discussion with

Dr. Martin Cetron ‘81 Director, Global Migration, Center for Disease Control &

Rand Beers ‘64, former Deputy Assistant to President Obama for Homeland Security

Tuesday, May 19  |  7:30pm  |  Zoom webinar ID 911 3862 2029, Link to join Webinar, https://dartmouth.zoom.us/j/91138622029


Dr. Cetron for over 20 years, has conducted epidemiologic research globally, developed global health policy and led domestic and international outbreak investigations including high profile international emergency responses to emerging infectious disease outbreaks [Anthrax bioterrorism 2001, SARS epidemic 2003, U.S. Monkeypox 2003,  Hurricane Katrina/ Rita 2005, H1N1 influenza pandemic 2009, Haiti Earthquake / Cholera Responses 2010-11, Japan Tsunami-Radiation 2011, H7N9 2013, and MERS CoV 2012-3, Coronavirus Response (2013), Unaccompanied Children Central America (2014), Ebola Response (2014) & Zika Virus (2015)].


Rand Beers served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy homeland security advisor on the National Security Council staff of the White House from January 2014 to March 2015. 

Beers served as acting secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from September 2013 to December 2013.  He also served as acting deputy secretary from May 2013 until September 2013. Throughout his service at DHS, Rand Beers was a trusted advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security, providing invaluable counsel and guidance on a wide spectrum of homeland security issues.

For additional background on the event, click the link to read the Memorandum to Ambassador Susan Rice on the NSC Lessons Learned Study on Ebola.

Sponsored by the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding 

For more information, contact:
Sharon Tribou-St. Martin

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

The John Sloan Dickey Center