TB Events in Washington, DC

March 21, 2017 - 12:00pm - March 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Rayburn House and Russell Senate Office Buildings, Washington, DC

Follow MSH's TB expert Pedro Suarez on Twitter for tweets about these TB events through out the week. 

Tuesday, March 21

12:00pm-1:30pm | Russell Senate Office Building, Room 485

Lunch will be served with a briefing from speakers about what the U.S. needs to do to defeat TB, followed by remarks from MDR-TB survivors. 


  • Dr. Ken Castro, Rear Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service, and Professor Emory University
  • Dr. Sanjay Jain, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and International Health, Johns Hopkins University
  • Dr. Emily Ann Kendall, Instructor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University



Thursday, March 23

4:00pm-6:00pm | Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2322

MSH will be co-sponsoring a presentation and reception with TB Roundtable to highlight the role of the U.S. government in addressing global health security with an emphasis on the global eradication of TB. 


  • Pedro Suarez, MSH Global Technical Lead for TB
  • Charlotte Colvin, USAID
  • US Representative Eliot Engel, D-NY 
  • Melquiades Huauya Ore, TB survivor
  • Shannon Hader, CDC 
  • The Lucky Specials stars and filmmakers



Friday, March 24

3:30pm-5:30pm | Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2103

Screening of the film The Lucky Specials