Anthony Falzarano is the Deputy Communications Coordinator for the NextGen Network and an Emergency Preparedness Planner at the Ohio Department of Health, where he supports implementation of the CDC's Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant and provides subject matter expertise on Biodefense. Prior to joining ODH, Anthony worked for the Center for Global Security Research where he studied health security implications of US foreign policy and supported assessment of US adversaries' biological weapons capabilities in the Middle East.
Anthony holds an MS in Biodefense from George Mason University and a BS in Environmental Microbiology from The Ohio State University. He was first introduced to GHSA during his graduate studies at George Mason University, having attended the 4th Ministerial meeting in Kampala, Uganda and subsequently researched health capacity building in Haiti. In his spare time, Anthony is engaged in local politics and enjoys learning scientific data visualization.