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The Biden administration inherits the Covid-19 crisis

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The Biden administration inherits the Covid-19 crisis

Guian McKee, J. Stephen Morrison, Margaret Foster Riley

Friday, January 22, 2021
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EST)
Event Details

As the U.S. continues to battle a second deadly Covid-19 surge, join several experts for a critical discussion about how the new Biden administration plans to adjust the country’s response, how the various vaccine development and deployment efforts are progressing, how U.S. health-care systems are managing in the current wave of infections, and whether the United States will rejoin the WHO.  

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of the George and Judy Marcus Democracy Praxis Fund

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When
Friday, January 22, 2021
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EST)
Where
Online webinar
Speakers
Guian McKee

Guian McKee

Guian McKee is an associate professor in presidential studies at the Miller Center. He received a Ph.D. in American history at the University of California, Berkeley, in May 2002, and is the author of The Problem of Jobs: Liberalism, Race, and Deindustrialization in Philadelphia (University of Chicago Press, 2008). At the Miller Center, McKee works extensively with the Presidential Recordings Program. His research focuses on how federal policy, especially in the executive branch, plays out at the local level in American communities. He has written extensively about urban policy, including a book that explored the connections between local and federal economic, urban renewal, and antipoverty policies in Philadelphia between the 1950s and the 1980s.

J. Stephen Morrison

J. Stephen Morrison

J. Stephen Morrison is senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and director of its Global Health Policy Center. Dr. Morrison writes widely, has directed several high-level commissions, and is a frequent commentator on U.S. foreign policy, global health, Africa, and foreign assistance. He served in the Clinton administration, as committee staff in the House of Representatives, and taught for 12 years at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin and is a magna cum laude graduate of Yale College.

Mimi Riley

Margaret Foster Riley

Margaret (Mimi) Foster Riley teaches food and drug law, health law, animal law, bioethics, regulation of clinical research and public health law. She has written and presented extensively about health care law, biomedical research, genetics, reproductive technologies, stem cell research, animal biotechnology, health disparities, and chronic disease. She serves as chair of UVA's Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee and as legal advisor to the Health Sciences Institutional Review Board, which is responsible for reviewing all human subject research at UVA involving medically invasive procedures. She served on the National Research Council Committee on Revisions to the Common Rule for the Protection of Human Subjects and has advised numerous committees of the Institute of Medicine and the Virginia Bar.

Sponsored by

The George and Judy Marcus Democracy Praxis Fund