EPID: Focus on Societal and Economic Context

This book was developed by the ISGP from the policy position papers, debates, and caucuses at the Emerging and Persistent Infectious Diseases: Focus on the Societal and Economic Context conference convened by the ISGP in partnership with George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United State, on July 8–11, 2012.


Dr. Jakob Zinsstag, Human & Animal Health of Epidemiology & Public Health, Swiss Tropical Institut

Dr. Richard Williams, Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Dr. Vanessa Hayes, J. Craig Venter Institute

Prof. Paul Slovic, University of Oregon and Decision Research

Prof. Arthur Caplan, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Peter Daszak, EcoHealth Alliance

Dr. Laura Kahn, Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, and the One Health Initiative

Prof. Gay Miller, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign