Reflecting on One Year of MPOX Response – Aug. 17, 2023

CEID Presents “Reflecting on One Year of MPOX Response,” co-sponsored by the Hariri Institute for Computing.

When: Thursday, August 17, 2023. Panel discussion: (in-person and via Zoom) 3:30-5:00 pm, followed by networking reception for in-person attendees: 5:00-6:30 pm.
Where: Center for Computing & Data Sciences, 665 Commonwealth Ave, Room 1750, Boston, MA and via Zoom

This event features Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, White House MPOX Response Deputy Coordinator; Dr. Nikki Romanik, White House Office of Pandemic Preparedness and Response Policy Chief of Staff; Adrianna Boulin, Director of Community Impact and Engagement at Fenway Health; and Dr. Céline Gounder, Editor-at-Large for Public Health at Kaiser Family Foundation Health News and CBS News Medical Contributor. Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the Brown School of Public Health, and prior White House COVID-19 Coordinator, will provide opening remarks. Panel moderated by CEID Director, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia. Full speaker bios can be found here.

The MPOX pandemic has been a major public health crisis that had a devastating impact globally and in the United States. The purpose of this event is to identify how we can apply best practices from the MPOX response to future infectious diseases threats.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • The challenges and successes of the MPOX response, communications, and community engagement
  • The lessons learned from the MPOX pandemic for other emerging infectious diseases responses
  • The future of MPOX preparedness

Recording available here.