Preparing for the Next Pandemic: An International Discussion

On October 6, the Partnership to Fight Infectious Disease convened a discussion among international experts to help inform domestic and international pandemic preparedness strategies building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and other experiences.


Speakers included:

  • Kevin Outterson (Moderator) Professor, Boston University

  • Michael Craig, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Professor Dame Sally Davies, UK Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance

  • Esther Krofah, FasterCures and Center for Public Health, Milken Institute

  • Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH, Chief Patient Officer, Executive Vice President, Merck

  • Ken Ishii, MD, PhD Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo

  • Monique Mansoura Executive Director, The MITRE Corporation

  • Veronika von Messling Director General Life Sciences, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

  • Ken Thorpe, PhD Emory University, PFID Advisory Board, PFCD Chair