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SARS: A Public Health Crisis
See a Streaming Video of This Panel Discussion

On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, experts from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health discussed the origins, prevention, and control of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), the global pandemic that is disrupting life and commerce.

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Infectious diseases continue to be powerful and frightening forces. The panel discussion included many perspectives and addressed what we need to do globally, locally, and individually to confront this new public health crisis.

The panelists included:

Donald S. Burke, MD
Associate Chair and Director,
Disease Prevention and Control Program
Professor, Departments of International Health and Epidemiology
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Randall M. Packard, PhD
William H. Welch Professor of the History of Medicine
Director, Institute of the History of Medicine,
The Johns Hopkins University
Professor, Department of International Health,
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Stephen P. Teret, JD, MPH
Director, Center for Law and the Public's Health
Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Trish Perl, MD, MSc
Director of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases,
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Joint Appointment, Department of Epidemiology,
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Public Affairs Media Contacts for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Tim Parsons at 410-955-6878 or paffairs@jhsph.edu