As part of his keynote address at JNSLP’s 2016 symposium—Strengthening National Security by Protecting Public Health—Professor Lawrence Gostin advocates for strengthening and reforming national and international global health security institutions in order to better prepare for future global epidemics. Global Health Security in an Era of Explosive Pandemic Potential
James Hodge and Kim Weidenaar discuss the importance of approaching public health emergencies as threats to national security, and they propose 10 criteria for designating public health threats as national security concerns. Public Health Emergencies as Threats to National Security
The cyber threat is the most pervasive and pernicious threat facing the United States today. Its mention does not immediately conjure visions of the catastrophic horrors that would result from an attack using a weapon of mass destruction, but today’s cyber threat is a very real and present danger.