On April 10, Republican Senator Mitt Romney and Democrat Chris Murphy introduced a bill establishing a Global Health Security Interagency Review Council. Similar legislation passed the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee in March. Romney and Murphy's bill reaffirms the country's commitment to global health amid the coronavirus crisis.
TBT: CGSC Foundation Trustee Benny Lee plays his clarinet at one of many receptions he has hosted for the Foundation. Lee is noted for his entrepreneurial success, community leadership, and philanthropy, and was recognized as “Kansas City Philanthropist of the Year” in 2014. Recently the CGSC Foundation recognized Lee’s efforts by naming him their “Person of the Month.”
TBT: Dr. Lee A. Norman, the State Surgeon of Kansas, presented a lecture entitled “Modern Epidemics: Why they occur and why we should worry!” on Monday, April 23, 2018. Dr. Norman spoke about public health issues facing the world at the time, as well as concerns for potential epidemics and pandemics.