Joint Subcommittee Hearing: BioWatch Present and Future: Meeting Mission Needs for Effective Biosurveillance?

Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications | 311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Sep 13, 2012 2:00pm

Opening Statements

Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Chairman, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications
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Rep. Dan Lungren (R-CA), Chairman, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
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Witnesses

Dr. Alexander Garza, MD, MPH
Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs
Chief Medical Officer
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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Hon. Rafael Borras
Under Secretary for Management
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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Mr. William Jenkins
Director
Homeland Security and Justice Issues
Government Accountability Office
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Ms. Frances Phillips
Deputy Secretary
Public Health Services
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
State of Maryland
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