Dr. Osterholm is on the front lines of our nation’s COVID-19 recovery efforts. He is a distinguished member of President Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board and served as a Science Envoy for Health Security on behalf of the US Department of State (June 2018 – May 2019). Dr. Osterholm will provide a unique inside perspective on national COVID-19 prevention efforts and answer your questions about where we are, where we are going, and what’s next.
He is the author of the New York Times 2017 best-seller, Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs, in which he details the most pressing infectious disease threats of our day and lays out a nine-point strategy on how to address them. His work at the University of Minnesota includes Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, a professor in the Technological Leadership Institute, College of Science and Engineering, and an adjunct professor in the Medical School.