The Future of the DoD Overseas Medical Laboratories

June 28, 2011 • 6:00 – 8:00 pm EDT

On June 28, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center released a project report on the U.S. Department of Defense overseas medical research laboratories. The report is the product of a careful, year-long independent analysis of the laboratories' contributions to military readiness and global infectious disease research, the challenges that constrain their performance and threaten their sustainability, and a vision for their future that would put them on the best course to continued success.

Speakers Include:

The Honorable Jonathan Woodson, MD, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
LTG James B. Peake, MD, USA (ret.),
former Army Surgeon General and former Secretary of Veterans Affairs
CAPT Richard L. Haberberger, Jr., Ph.D., MSC, USN,
Commanding Officer, Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC)
COL Kent E. Kester, M.D., USA,
Commander, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR)
Dr. Kevin M. De Cock,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Dr. H. Clifford Lane,
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Dr. Regina Rabinovich,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. Daniel M. Gordon,
Sanofi Pasteur
Ambassador Michael E. Ranneberger,
former U.S. Ambassador to Kenya