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One Piece of the Puzzle: The COVID Vaccine & Our Path to Hope

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

With the COVID-19 vaccines comes hope, but this is no time to let our public health practice guard down. Dr. Ali S. Khan and Dr. Rana Hajjeh will join us to discuss the COVID-19 vaccines and our path forward. Our presenters will discuss COVID-19 and vaccine distribution from both a U.S. and MENA region perspective.

Get to know our speakers:

Dr. Ali S. Khan, Dean, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dr. Khan's career has focused on health security, global health and emerging infectious diseases. He is a former Assistant Surgeon General with the U.S. Public Health Service. Dr. Khan also served for 23 years as a senior director at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), during which time he helped develop the CDC's national health security program. 

Dr. Rana Hajjeh, Director of Programme Management, WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office
Dr. Hajjeh is a senior public health leader with 25 years experience in global health, health policy and diplomacy and health management. In her current position, Dr. Hajjeh directs and leads all technical public health programs at the regional level, including universal health coverage and systems, communicable and non-communicable diseases and information and science.

Meet our moderator:

Dr. Adnan Hammad, PhD, President & CEO, Global Health Research, Management & Solutions