8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
  ROBERT BASS, Committee Chair
Executive Director
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
 
  TIA POWELL, Committee Vice-Chair
Director
Montefiore-Einstein Center for Bioethics

SESSION 1: FEDERAL STAKEHOLDER PERSPECTIVES

Session Objectives:

• Describe relevant federal efforts associated with prepositioning antibiotics for anthrax.

— Examine the gaps, challenges, and emerging issues that federal agencies are facing.

• Discuss which prepositioning strategies are likely to be successful under which circumstances and for which segments of the population, and the potential role of these strategies within an overall strategy for dispensing antibiotics.

8:15 a.m. ROBERT BASS, Session Chair
Executive Director
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
 
  ELIN GURSKY
Senior Advisor
 

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

  Department of Health and Human Services
 
  GREG BUREL
Director, Division of Strategic National Stockpile
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
  KATHRYN BRINSFIELD
Director, Workforce Health and Medical Support Division
Office of Health Affairs
Department of Homeland Security


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