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Daniel R. Lucey


Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology GUMC, Senior Scholar, O'Neill Institute, Adjunct Professor of Law

M.D., Dartmouth Medical School; M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health

Daniel Lucey MD, MPH graduated from Dartmouth College and Medical School, completed Internal Medicine Residency at UC San Francisco 1982-1985, and an Infectious Disease Fellowship...

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Daniel Lucey MD, MPH graduated from Dartmouth College and Medical School, completed Internal Medicine Residency at UC San Francisco 1982-1985, and an Infectious Disease Fellowship and Masters in Public Health (MPH) in 1988 at Harvard. He worked in the US Public Health Service for five years at the NIH and FDA. Since 2003 he has travelled overseas every year, mostly to Asia and Africa, to meet with colleagues involved with outbreaks of infectious diseases e.g., SARS, H5N1 avian flu, pandemic H1N1 human flu, Nipah virus, anthrax, MERS, H7N9 avian flu, and Ebola (in Sierra Leone and Liberia). Oct-Nov 2014 he provided direct daily care to over 100 patients with Ebola at the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Monrovia. In 2014 he joined the O'Neill Institute as a Senior Scholar. Since 2004 he has taught a course on Global Emerging Infectious Diseases at GUMC and organized cross-campus symposia on infectious diseases at the Medical Center and School of Foreign Service. His proposal to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History was recently approved for development of an exhibition on Global Zoonotic Emerging Infectious Diseases.

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"In yellow fever outbreak, WHO plans smaller doses to stretch limited vaccine supply," coverage by Medical Press, July 5, 2016, quoting senior scholar Dr. Daniel Lucey, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

"Running low on vaccine and facing yellow fever outbreak, WHO will launch emergency campaign," coverage in The Los Angeles Times, June 29, 2016, quoting Daniel Lucey, senior scholar, O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law.

What You Should Know About Yellow Fever,” coverage in Undark.org, May 27, 2016, quoting Dr. Daniel R. Lucey, senior scholar O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

"Zika virus 'spreading explosively,' WHO leader says," coverage on CNN, January 28, 2016, featuring Professor Lawrence Gostin and Senior Scholar Daniel Lucey.

"JAMA Viewpoint: Emerging Zika Pandemic Requires More Action From WHO Now," coverage in Infection Control Today, January 27, 2016, featuring Professor Lawrence Gostin and Senior Scholar Daniel Lucey.  More coverage in BBC News, January 28, 2016.

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"In yellow fever outbreak, WHO plans smaller doses to stretch limited vaccine supply," coverage by Medical Press, July 5, 2016, quoting senior scholar Dr. Daniel Lucey, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

"Running low on vaccine and facing yellow fever outbreak, WHO will launch emergency campaign," coverage in The Los Angeles Times, June 29, 2016, quoting Daniel Lucey, senior scholar, O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law.

What You Should Know About Yellow Fever,” coverage in Undark.org, May 27, 2016, quoting Dr. Daniel R. Lucey, senior scholar O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

"Zika virus 'spreading explosively,' WHO leader says," coverage on CNN, January 28, 2016, featuring Professor Lawrence Gostin and Senior Scholar Daniel Lucey.

"JAMA Viewpoint: Emerging Zika Pandemic Requires More Action From WHO Now," coverage in Infection Control Today, January 27, 2016, featuring Professor Lawrence Gostin and Senior Scholar Daniel Lucey.  More coverage in BBC News, January 28, 2016.

"JAMA Viewpoint: Emerging Zika pandemic requires more WHO action now," coverage in Medical Xpress, January 27, 2016, featuring Professor Lawrence Gostin and Senior Scholar Daniel Lucey.

Rise in new cases shows Ebola has not released its deadly grip,” coverage by Washington Post, June 12, 2015, quoting Daniel R. Lucey, senior scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

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