W. Ian Lipkin, MD (Video Available)

Speaker: W. Ian Lipkin, MD, Renowned virus hunter and Director for the Center of Infection and Immunity at Columbia University at


Talk Title: Small Game Hunting

Lipkin is the Director for the Center of Infection and Immunity and John Snow Professor of Epidemiology with the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, and Director for the Global Alliance for Preventing Pandemics (GAPP). He is internationally recognized for global public health contributions by being at the forefront of outbreak response and through the innovative methods developed for infectious diseases diagnosis, surveillance, and discovery. Lipkin consulted on COVID-19 protocols for the 2020 Democratic National Convention and the 2021 Academy Awards and served as scientific advisor to the film “Contagion”.