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Dr. Deborah Birx, M.D.

Dr. Deborah L. Birx, M.D., has spent her first career serving the United States, as an Army Colonel and later, running some of the most high-profile and influential programs at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of State. Most recently, Dr. Birx served as the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator,

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John McKeon, M.D.

John is a medical entrepreneur and currently the CEO of Allergy Standards Ltd (ASL), an international standards and certification body, a company he founded while working as an Emergency Room Doctor. As the founder he has led the development of an international intellectual property portfolio of patents and trademark applications and negotiated complex licensing

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John Lowe, Ph.D.

John Lowe is an associate professor of environmental, agricultural, and occupational health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health. Lowe’s research areas include infectious disease microbiology, disaster preparedness, and environmental exposure assessment with a focus on remediation of biological weapon contamination, highly infectious patient transport, nosocomial environmental contamination, environmental sampling,

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Mark Hernandez, Ph.D.

Dr. Mark Hernandez attained all his degrees from University of California at Berkeley. He is a registered professional civil engineer and an expert on the characterization and control of bioaerosols – both indoors and out. A generation of his research leverages modern biophysics and forensic science for wide area surveillance and novel disinfection systems

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Paul J. Meechan, Ph.D.

Paul Meechan has nearly 30 years of experience in biosafety. A veteran of the pharmaceutical industry, Meechan has also worked for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), In addition to overseeing large scale production facilities and containment labs, he served as president of ABSA International and is the editor of the

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Elizabeth Caley (EC)

Elizabeth Caley (EC) is Co-CEO of Poppy Health. Prior to founding Poppy, EC was Chief Operating Officer of Meta, an AI company that organized the world’s scientific information. After the acquisition of Meta by Mark Zuckerberg & Dr. Priscilla Chan, EC was an executive at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, overseeing tech and science information

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Jeremy Duguay

Jeremy Duguay is a molecular biologist with over 15 years of biotechnology experience in the public, private and academic sectors. With a wide-ranging background in technical sales, customer support and research and development, he takes pride in understanding customer needs and helping customers solve complex problems. An educator at heart, Jeremy is driven to help

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Patricia Olinger, JM, RBP

Patty Olinger is the Executive Director for GBAC. Prior to joining GBAC, Olinger was an Assistant Vice President in the Office of Research Administration and the Executive Director of the Environmental, Health and Safety Office (EHSO) at Emory University. During Olinger’s 13-year tenure, EHSO had university-wide responsibility for all aspects of Environmental, Health and

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Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, BVSc, MSc, MPH, MRCVS

Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Senior Director of GBAC, has more than 25 years of technical experience in emergency management and infectious disease surveillance and response. He leads the development of the GBAC Continuous Improvement Program for GBAC Coaching and Consulting. A veteran of both the Australian and British militaries, Macgregor-Skinner has worked with U.S. and

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Elizabeth Caley (EC)

Elizabeth Caley (EC) is Co-CEO of Poppy Health. Prior to founding Poppy, EC was Chief Operating Officer of Meta, an AI company that organized the world’s scientific information. After the acquisition of Meta by Mark Zuckerberg & Dr. Priscilla Chan, EC was an executive at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, overseeing tech and science information

By |2022-05-04T10:45:58-04:00April 27th, 2022|Event Speakers, GBAC Symposium 2022 Event Speakers|Comments Off on Elizabeth Caley (EC)