Rebecca Katz

Rebecca Katz is a professor and director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University. Her research is focused on global health security, public health preparedness and health diplomacy. She works on the domestic and global implementation of the International Health Regulations, issues related to the Biological Weapons Convention, pandemic influenza and disease surveillance.


Pandemic Prevention Begins at Home

Proposed amendments to the International Health Regulations could enable timely outbreak reporting at the local level


Africa is not Starting from Scratch on COVID-19

Success against coronavirus will require national leadership, engaged local responders, and strong cooperation with NGOs


Why Global Governance of Disease Matters for the Emergence of a Novel Coronavirus

As WHO manages outbreak, how can we strengthen global governance tools and ensure existing systems fit an evolving world