See also:
Julia Manchester.  "Biden campaign staff to work from home amid coronavirus outbreak."  The Hill, March 12, 2020.

Biden for President
March 11, 2020

Biden for President Announces Public Health Advisory Committee

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, Biden for President today is announcing the formation of a Public Health Advisory Committee to provide science-based, expert advice regarding steps the campaign should take to minimize health risks for the candidate, staff, and supporters. The campaign’s top priority is and will continue to be the health and safety of the public. Members of the committee will provide ongoing counsel to the campaign, which will in turn continue to update the public regarding operational decisions.

Biden for President Public Health Advisory Committee Members:

  • Dr. Zeke Emanuel, Vice Provost of Global Initiatives and University Professor, Perelman School of Medicine and The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Rebecca Katz, Associate Professor, the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Co-Director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University
  • Dr. David Kessler, Former Commissioner, U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco
  • Lisa Monaco, Former Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor to President Obama
  • Dr. Vivek Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States
  • Dr. Irwin Redlener, Clinical Professor, Columbia University Mailman Public School of Health 
Note: University affiliations are for identification purposes only. 
For more information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the coronavirus, please visit