September 12-13, 2022 Public Meeting

Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.

The 21st PACCARB in-person public meeting was dedicated to conducting a One Health antimicrobial resistance and pandemic preparedness policy workshop. The focus of this meeting was on a hypothetical, large-scale disease outbreak scenario that was used to facilitate discussions intended to identify key issues and critical pandemic policy gaps as they relate to antimicrobial resistance.”



Webcast Information

Archived Webcast

Meeting Documents

Meeting Summary*

Task Letter*


Federal Register Notice


Module 1: Surveillance

Recognizing the Pandemic: Identifying the “AMR Pandemic” within the Pandemic*
Dawn Sievert, CDC/ARLN

Leveraging Current Human Antibiotic Use Monitoring for AMR Pandemic Surveillance*
Arjun Srinivasan, CDC/NHSN

The Federal Strategy for Animal Surveillance, Information Sharing, and Disseminating Guidance*
Michael Neafsey, USDA/APHIS One Health Coordinator

Recognizing the Pandemic: Producer Surveillance Methods and Identifying Secondary AMR Infections in Animal Production*
Daniel Linhares, Swine Health Information Center

Sources of Environmental Contamination and the Potential for Surveillance*
Rachel Whitaker, University of Illinois
Thanh (Helen) Nguyen, University of Illinois

Module 2: Diagnostics

Understanding the Human Diagnostic Communication Network (Labs, Public Health Departments, and Providers)
Kim Musser, New York Department of Health Wadsworth Center

Developing New Human Diagnostics in an Emergency Situation*
Jean Patel, Beckman Coulter

Current Capabilities and Capacity for Diagnosing Fungal Infections and Resistance*
Tom Chiller, CDC/Mycotic Disease Branch

The Role of Diagnostics in Herds: Availability, Challenges, and How They’re Used (Animal)*
Rodger Main, Iowa State University

Understanding the Animal Diagnostic Communication Networks (Labs, Producers, and Veterinarians)*
Christina Loiacono, USDA/NAHLN

Module 3: Vaccines and Therapeutics

Leveraging the Existing Pipeline of New Human Vaccines and Therapeutics for AMR*
Kyung Moon, NIH/NIAID

Medical Countermeasure Needs During a Pandemic*
Mark Albrecht, ASPR/BARDA

Development of New Animal Vaccines and Understanding Federal Regulations*
Michael Roof, Iowa State University

Impact of a Public Health Emergency on Human Antibiotic Stewardship Practices*
Emily Spivak, University of Utah

Role of Associations in Response and Information Dissemination During a Pandemic*
Gail Golab, AVMA

Module 4: Infection Prevention and Control/Biosecurity

Infection Prevention and Control for Resistant Pathogens During a Medical Surge*
Terri Rebmann, Institute of Biosecurity, St. Louis University

Preventing the Spread: Animal Producer Decision-making and Available Resource*
Tiffany Lee, Clemens Food Group

The Agricultural Workforce: Human Health Risks and the Role of Workers in Preventing Transmission*
Jeff Bender, University of Minnesota

A Front-line Perspective: Healthcare Workers and Pandemic Challenges*
Lilian Abbo, Jackson Health System

Infection Prevention and Control During a Pandemic*
Arjun Srinivasan, CDC/NHSN

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