Global Health Expert Joins International Health Department Faculty

JUNE 1, 2016 - Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, is watching with more than keen interest the way the U.S. is positioning itself to handle a potential Zika outbreak this summer.

For more than a decade, Katz and a team of researchers have worked to help design systems and implement policies to facilitate a coordinated response to potential microbial outbreaks and pandemics in 22 countries — many low resourced and developing.

The irony of a test case at home is not lost on the social scientist, who has joined the Department of International Health at the School of Nursing & Health Studies as an associate professor.

Read more at Georgetown University Medical Center.