Lilliput Rises Up: Health Security in an Age of Globalization

Date: October 9, 2013 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Olin 130

Lilliput Rises Up

Physician and public health specialist Dr. Christopher Perdue, MD, MPH (Biol, '93) will be on campus as an O'Donnell Visiting Educator in Global Health from Oct. 7 to 11. Dr. Perdue is a former Army officer who now serves as a Lt. Commander in the US Public Health Service. He currently is a Project Manager for the Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response (GEIS) System in the Department of Defense, where he is primarily responsible for capacity building for infectious disease surveillance and outbreak response with civilian and military partners around the world, with the goal of enhancing global health security. His work focuses on systems and methods that are sustainable in resource-limited settings.