Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Task Force

In January 2006 Provost Michael Hogan appointed a task force to examine the university's preparedness in the event of an influenza pandemic.

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Task Force Charge

To examine the university's preparedness in the event of an influenza pandemic and draft a response plan that identifies the steps to be taken at different stages leading up to and following such a pandemic, as well as the stakeholders involved in those steps.

FY 2008 Task Force Membership

  • Christopher Atchison, Chair, University Hygienic Laboratory and College of Public Health
  • Paul Abramowitz, College of Pharmacy
  • Mary Jane Beach, Office of Senior Vice President and Treasurer
  • David Braun, Student Health Services
  • Mary Curtis, Department of Athletics
  • Stacey Cyphert, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Barbara Eckstein, Office of the Provost
  • Gregory Gray, College of Public Health
  • Charles Green, Department of Public Safety
  • Kathleen Hanson, College of Nursing
  • Patrick Hartley, University Employee Health Clinic
  • Loreen Herwaldt, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Richard Hichwa, Research Administration
  • Glen Mowery, Facilities Management
  • Steven Parrott, University Relations
  • Michael Pentella, University Hygienic Laboratory
  • Deborah Schoenfelder, College of Nursing
  • John Staley, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

FY 2008 Ex Officio Task Force Members

  • Douglas E. Beardsley, Johnson County Public Health Department
  • Patricia Quinlisk, Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Laurie Walkner, College of Public Health
  • Peter Wallace, Mercy Hospital Iowa City
  • Patricia Winokur, Veterans Affairs Medical Center