PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

gensheimerKathleen F. Gensheimer, M.D., M.P.H., will present “FDA’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network: A Multidisciplinary/One Health Approach to Foodborne Outbreak Investigations” on Friday, April 5 from 12-1 p.m. in the Communicore Building, room C1-15, as part of the PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series. Reception to follow in C1-15 from 1-1:45 p.m.

Gensheimer joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2011 in a new senior position with the Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine–Chief Medical Officer/Director of CORE. She has overall responsibility for leadership, policy development, decision making, strategic planning, and day-to-day operations for food-related outbreaks and food incidents affecting the public health of the nation and under the purview of the FDA.

Gensheimer’s talk is hosted by the PHHP department of environmental and global health. The lecture is free and open to the public. The College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series brings some of the nation’s top health professions and public health researchers to the University of Florida campus.