Skip to Global Health Initiative Full Site Menu Skip to main content
Woman in lab wearing surgical mask

Global Health Security Seminars

Launched in September 2017, the Global Health Security Seminar Series promotes greater dialogue regarding pandemic preparedness across Georgetown University and the wider Washington, DC, community. The events are co-sponsored by Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security and the Global Health Initiative and occur monthly from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Event Series

This is a picture of a bench in a laboratory with vials.

Safeguarding the Bioeconomy

Biological threats have historically focused on addressing emerging infectious diseases or the possibility of engineering a virus that could start the zombie apocalypse. Today, as biology continues to…

This is a picture of a woman wearing a mask

COVID-19: Where Are the Women?

Outbreaks affect men and women differently. This has been evident during Ebola, Zika, and cholera, but it has become acutely evident during COVID-19. Not only are women disproportionately represented…

Ebola in 2019: What Has Changed Since 2014

Ebola in 2019: What Has Changed Since 2014

The Ebola virus disease outbreak that affected West Africa from 2014 to 2016 was the largest and most complex on record since the virus was first discovered in the 1970’s. In August of 2018, the

Globe with surgical mask around it

10 Years and Counting

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working collaboratively with other U.S. government agencies, ministries of health, the World Health Organization, and other partners to…