On June 15-16, 2017, CDC leadership welcomed a delegation of partner organizations, including the Global Health Council (GHC), Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC), Frontline Healthworkers Coalition (FHWC), Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA), Georgia Global Health Alliance (GGHA), Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), Program for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH), Sabin Vaccine Institute, and U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP).
Delegates learned how CDC works to prevent, detect, and respond to disease threats. As part of the visit, delegates toured CDC’s Emergency Operations Center, Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, and HIV Laboratory. Throughout the two days, delegates interacted with subject matter experts and CDC leadership to discuss current and future global health priorities.
Front row: Dr. Anne Shuchat (CDC), Dena Morris (WGHA), Loyce Pace (GHC), Peter Kyriacopoulos (APHL), Nisha Quasba (APHL)
Second row: Dr. Rebecca Martin (CDC), Carmen Villar (CDC), Jamie Nishi (GHTC), Courtney Carson (GHTC), Emily Conron (Sabin), Vince Blaser (FHWC), Christine Lubinski (IDSA)
Third row: Rabita Aziz (IDSA), Maria Thacker Goethe (GGHA), Danielle Heiberg (GHC), Crystal Lander (MSH)
Fourth row: Termika Smith (CDC), Catherine Connor (EGPAF), Brandon Ball (PATH), Annie Toro (USP)
Back row: Thomas Mampilly (CDC), Donda Hansen (CDC)
Courtesy of CDC Global Health