Office of Health Affairs

Department of Homeland Security




Introduction to Public Health Surveillance Activities at the Federal Level: Public Health Information Network (PHIN), BioSense, and Related Surveillance Tools


Daniel Sosin, M.D.

Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention




DoD Pentagon Shield


Paul Benda

Director, CBRNE Directorate

Pentagon Force Protection Agency




Introduction to the GAO Review of Biosurveillance Across the Federal Government


William O. Jenkins, Jr.

Director, Homeland Security and Justice

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)




Adjourn Open Session

Meeting 2

September 22–24, 2008

Conference Center, Venable LLP

575 Seventh Street, N.W.

Washington, DC

Monday, September 22, 2008

4:30–5:00 p.m.

Intersection of Environmental Detection and Public Health Surveillance


Michael Osterholm, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

9:15 a.m.

Introductory remarks


Bernard Goldstein, M.D., Chair

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D., Vice Chair

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