Global Threats, Collaborative Solutions – Combatting Emerging Biothreats, US Agencies Perspectives.

This video offers program leaders from within the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), US Department of Defense (DoD),  and US Agency for International Development (USAID) speak to their work in reducing biological threats globally.

Lead Health Policy Analyst

As a member of MITRE’s Center for Transforming Health, the candidate would provide strategic support to the Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal Civilian Agencies as needed. This position requires significant subject matter expertise in health policy (discerning and identifying implications of policy or regulatory choices, projected outcomes, sector impacts, etc.), public health, healthcare quality, privacy, health information technology, and other health-related government initiatives. Experience drafting or interpreting regulations is helpful.

Connell of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity speaks about the future of biosecurity research, ethics

Homeland Preparedness News recently interviewed Connell about her goals for the National Institutes of Health’s National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) and her current research into Global Catastrophic Biological Risks (GCBRs).

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on the FDA’s new plan to advance plant, animal biotechnology innovation

The new plan advances policy priorities that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will pursue to clarify their science-and-risk-based approach for product developers; avoid unnecessary barriers to future innovation in plant and animal biotechnology; and advance safety.

National Biodefense Strategy

This National Biodefense Strategy brings together and puts in place for the first time, a single coordinated effort to orchestrate the full range of activity that is carried out across the United States Government to protect the American people from biological threats.