Speaker and Topic: Raina MacIntyre on Health Implications on National Security

by University of North Georgia

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Wed, Apr 7, 2021

4:15 PM – 5 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Raina MacIntyre is Professor of Global Biosecurity and National Health and Medical Research Council Principal Research Fellow at the Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, and an adjunct professor at Arizona State University.  She is a specialist physician with a masters and PhD in epidemiology. She leads a research program in control and prevention of infectious diseases, spanning epidemiology, risk analysis, vaccinology, bioterrorism, mathematical modelling, public health and clinical trials. She has over 350 peer reviewed publications and sits on several expert committees and editorial boards. Her awards including the Sir Henry Wellcome Medal and Prize from the Association of Military Surgeons of the US for her work on bioterrorism, the PHAA Immunisation Achievement Award, The CAPHIA Research Award and the Frank Fenner Award. She has pioneered concepts of biological threat detection using cross-disciplinary methods. Her current research focuses on vaccines (including smallpox), emerging infections, personal protective equipment, aerosol dynamics, dispersion of respiratory pathogens, and bioterrorism detection and prevention. 

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