Dick Thompson

Former team leader for pandemic and outbreak communication, World Health Organization

Dick Thompson

Former team leader for pandemic and outbreak communication, World Health Organization
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Biography

Dick Thompson is a former Time Magazine science, medicine and environment correspondent; Time’s South Asia bureau chief; developer of the World Health Organization’s Best Practices for Outbreak Communications; communication adviser to WHO’s Director-General; adviser at Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and fellow at MIT’s Vannevar Bush Science Journalism Fellowship. His is the author of Volcano Cowboys.

Sessions as a Speaker

The Challenges of Covering Infectious Disease Outbreaks

27 October 2017
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Marriott Marquis