The Future of U.S. Navy Humanitarian Assistance

  • Monday, Jun 4, 2012
  • On June 4, CSIS will launch an independent task force of experts, chaired by former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead, to study the value of the U.S. Navy’s proactive humanitarian assistance; to examine the Navy’s capacity for such missions in the future; to review the history and evolution of policy and programs in this area; to forecast the demands on military medicine and humanitarian missions in an age of new technologies and evolving threats to global health; and to inform a sensible, long-term strategy for naval medical diplomacy going forward.

    Speakers will include:
     
    Dr. John Hamre
    President & CEO, CSIS
     
    Admiral Gary Roughead, U.S. Navy (retired)
    Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow
    Hoover Institution, Stanford University
    Former Chief of Naval Operations
     
    Rear Admiral Michael Mittelman, U.S. Navy
    Deputy Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
    Deputy Surgeon General
     
    Dr. J. Stephen Morrison
    Senior Vice President, CSIS
    Director, CSIS Global Health Policy Center