Pandemic Experts To Speak On COVID-19
The public is invited to tune into a live Zoom event on Tuesday, April 7 on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, which will be discussed by experts from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.
Hosted by the Bush School’s Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, the 5:30 p.m. discussion will include experts Dr. Gerald Parker, Andrew Natsios and Christine Crudo Blackburn. Registration is required, as space is limited. The link to the livestream will be sent to registered attendees on April 6.
Parker serves as associate dean of Global One Health at Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and is the director of the Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Program at the Scowcroft Institute. He has more than 36 years of experience in global public health, and previously served in the U.S. Department of Defense.
Natsios is an executive professor at the Bush School and director of the Scowcroft Institute. He was formerly the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Blackburn is an assistant research scientist and deputy director of the Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Program. She conducts research on various aspects of pandemic disease policy and control. Blackburn also hosts a weekly Facebook Live series for the Bush School in which she gives updates on COVID-19.