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ReOpen DC Committee | Public Health Innovation and Workforce

Government Co-Chairperson
 
Community Co-Chairperson
 
Legal Advisor
Marie-Claire Brown
 
Public Health Advisor
Dr. Preetha Iyengar
 
Associate Committee Director
Kevin Bush
 
Committee Coordinator
Sebastien Pierre
 

Committee Resource Staff
Gelila Getaneh

Committee Recommendations

Committee Members

  • Cheryle Adams, Government Member
  • Sally Allain, Community Member
  • Lisa Brown, Community Member
  • Jeanny Ho, Community Member
  • Tom Joyce, Community Member
  • James Moore, Community Member
  • Kurt Newman, Community Member
  • Brian Piennick, Community Member
  • Sharon Pratt, Community Member
  • Debby Ratner Salzberg, Community Member
  • Sam Quinney, Government Member
  • Ahnna Smith, Government Member
  • Jenifer Smith, Government Member
  • Dr. Anjali Talwalkar, Government Member

Mission

This unprecedented crisis has stressed our public health infrastructure, yet we will depend on a robust healthcare system in order to start reopening. While public health officials will be determining reopening based on their gating criteria and the Emergency Operations Command is the lead on public health operations, there is are numerous innovations rapidly occurring in the public health space in response to COVID-19.

Focus

The committee will research, identify, and support necessary public health technologies needed to scale up testing and surveillance, and identify deployable technologies and innovations. Given the rapid nature of change, it will help determine which opportunities are most worth of exploring further. It will examine specific issues such as personal protective equipment, temperature monitoring, testing capacity and analysis, serum testing, contact tracing, and other health technologies.

Including, but not limited to:

  • PPE
  • Testing Capacity and Analysis
  • Contact Tracing
  • Health Technology
  • Healthcare Workforce