Johns Hopkins Congressional Briefing on the Coronavirus Resource Center – Oct. 6, 2021


The Johns Hopkins Congressional Briefing

A live virtual event featuring experts from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center and a Q&A for Congressional policymakers. Johns Hopkins University and Medicine hosted its latest Congressional Briefing on the Coronavirus Resource Center on Wed., Oct. 6, from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT. These briefings offer an opportunity for Congressional leaders and their staff to receive the latest news, information and analysis directly from Johns Hopkins experts affiliated with the renowned Coronavirus Resource Center (CRC).

The following Johns Hopkins experts spoke at the briefing, followed by live Q&A with the virtual audience:

Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo, CRC epidemiology lead, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering. She is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.

Dr. Bill Moss, CRC vaccinology lead, is Executive Director of the International Vaccine Access Center and Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology, International Health and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

Dr. Brian Garibaldi, CRC clinical lead, is Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit at Johns Hopkins Medicine, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine with expertise in pulmonary and critical care medicine, Acute Lung Injury, and Interstitial Lung Disease.

Beth Blauer, CRC data lead, is Executive Director of the Centers for Civic Impact at Johns Hopkins. Working in collaboration with data scientists and public health experts, Blauer and her team transform raw COVID-19 data into clear and compelling visualizations that help policymakers and the public understand the pandemic and make evidence-based decisions about health and safety. The Centers for Civic Impact is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

The event will be moderated by Dr. Lainie Rutkow, CRC project lead, a Professor of Health Policy and Management and Senior Adviser to Johns Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels.