Marjorie K. Connolly

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis

Marjorie K. Connolly is an independent public health communications consultant who works with the Infectious Diseases Society of America on COVID-19 response. She studies global history at the Humboldt and Freie Universities of Berlin, where she focuses on the conceptual history of universal health care. As a 2018-2019 Robert Bosch Foundation Transatlantic Fellow she conducted research comparing the German and American health systems. Her career in American health policy has included roles on Capitol Hill and as spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the Obama administration.

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Transatlantic Pandemic Response Shortcomings Highlight Need for More Robust Public Health Communications Infrastructure

As we enter May 2022, both the United States and Germany have reached similar inflection points in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Highly effective vaccines and boosters are widely available to …