Public Health System Advisory Committee
Monday, September 9, 2002, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
California Chamber of Commerce – California Room
1215 K Street, 14th Floor
1) Explore the range of public health threats facing California's population.
2) Explore the public health system’s preparedness for all hazards, including terrorism.
9:30 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:35 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Advisory
Committee Process, Meeting Goals and Introductions
(Executive Director Jim Mayer)
9:55 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Introduction of
(Project Manager Hattie Rees Hanley)
10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Potential Threats
to California; and Public Health Preparedness, Including Surveillance,
and Rapid Communication Capacity
Between the following presentations will be Q & A and roundtable discussion:
1) Alan Zelicoff, M.D., Senior Scientist, Center for Arms Control and National Security, Sandia National Laboratories.12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break
2) Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Director, RAND Center For Domestic and International Health Security; Immediate Past President, Institute of Medicine.
3) Arthur Reingold, M.D., Professor and Head of Epidemiology, U.C. Berkeley, School of Public Health.
4) Steve Waterman, M.D., Senior Medical Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Mexico Border Infectious Disease Coordinator.
5) Colonel Cross and Major Weber, California National Guard.