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Rebecca Katz

School of Medicine

Rebecca Katz is an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security. She is a participant in the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues faculty research group on global health, as well as a member of the Global Health Initiative faculty committee.

International activities include:

  • From 2004 to 2019 served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of State, working on issues related to the Biological Weapons Convention, pandemic influenza, and disease surveillance.
  • Received a major award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2007 to perform a comparative study of international law and public health preparedness.
  • Author or co-author of more than 60 publications with work appearing in Lancet, BMJ Global Health, New England Journal of Medicine, Public Health Reports, and Journal of Global Health.

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