Wednesday // June 28th // 4:00PM // Country Club of Lincoln //
Dr. Khan is Dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. A former Assistant Surgeon General with the U.S. Public Health Service, Dr. Khan’s career has focused on health security, global health, and emerging infectious diseases. He completed a 23-year career as Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), where he led and responded to numerous high-profile domestic and international public health emergencies. Dr. Khan was one of the main architects of the CDC’s national health security program and he continues this work at UNMC, which has been nationally designated to prepare the American health care system to respond to outbreaks of high-hazard pathogens. He is the author of The Next Pandemic – On the Front Lines Against Humankind’s Gravest Danger.