Rebecca Katz received her undergraduate degree in political science and economics from Swarthmore College, Pa, USA, an M.P.H. degree in international health and infectious disease epidemiology from Yale University, Conn, USA, and a Ph.D. degree in public affairs from Princeton University, NJ, USA. She is an Assistant Professor of health policy and emergency medicine at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Her research is focused on public health preparedness, demography, and the intersection of infectious diseases and national security. Since 2007, the primary focus of her research has been on the domestic and global implementation of the International Health Regulations. Since 2004, Dr. Katz has been a Consultant to the Department of State, working on issues related to the biological weapons convention, avian and pandemic influenza, and disease surveillance.
Biography Updated on 5 December 2010