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 Laurie Garrett Biography

Laurie Garrett is one of America's premier authorities on healthcare and disease prevention, and a powerful advocate for a more forceful response to threats to human health.

Currently the Gates Senior Fellow in Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations, Laurie Garrett is the author of the best-selling books The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance and Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health. These books, which explore key developments in global health and disease prevention, have both received widespread critical and popular acclaim. Laurie is the only person ever to have been awarded all three of the Big "Ps" of journalism: The Peabody, The Polk (twice), and The Pulitzer. She has written for many publications, including Foreign Affairs, Esquire, Vanity Fair, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and Current Issues in Public Health. Laurie appears frequently on national television programs, including ABC Nightline, The Jim Lehrer NewsHour, The Charlie Rose Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Dateline. Over the years, Laurie has also contributed chapters to numerous books covering world crises in infectious diseases. Laurie's website is a great source of information on her books, articles, media appearances, and includes bonus materials not available anywhere else.

Laurie Garrett is a member of the National Association of Science Writers, and served as the organization's President during the mid-1990s.

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I HEARD THE SIRENS SCREAM: How Americans Responded to the 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

I HEARD THE SIRENS SCREAM: How Americans Responded to the 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

Betrayal of Trust : The Collapse of Global Public Health

Betrayal of Trust : The Collapse of Global Public Health

Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance

Speaking Topics
  • I Heard The Sirens Scream: How Americans Responded to the 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

    This powerful talk combines health issues, investigative journalism, and a personal minute-by-minute account of 9/11 to offer an astonishing view of a dark chapter in American life. A proud New Yorker who heard the first jet slam into the north tower, Garret raises fascinating questions around the World Trade Center attacks, the anthrax scare, and the mental trauma afflicting Americans during, and well after, 9/11. She captures the national mood as it veered from a united political place to a deeply divided anger. By the end of the winter of 2002, she reminds us, the arc had completed, from spectacular unity and confidence in governance to accusations of American arrogance. Through the frustrated anthrax investigations and drumbeats of war, the global community, especially Americans, moved in just a few months’ time from collectivism to fragmentation. Drawing on personal diary entries, and a deep understanding of health and government policy, Garrett's sweeping talk details repercussions of these historic events, transformations of critical government institutions, public health disasters, and, what, in particular, the specter of terrorism meant -
    • and means -
    • for the American people.

  • Betrayal of Trust: Critical Issues in Global Healthcare

    Based on her international travels to report on and research healthcare, Garrett delivers a sweeping, multimedia talk that uncovers the reality of healthcare in the United States, Europe, Russia and Africa -
    • providing a new understanding of both the challenges and the opportunities of delivering quality healthcare to the global village.

  • Climate Change and Global Health: Ending the Debate

    To the timely debate over the impact of climate change on human health, Garrett offers this frank, hopeful talk. The health community, she says, is focusing on how climate change affects the movements of diseases, such as malaria. While these threats are serious, we must also look at how other consequences of climate change are already wreaking havoc on human health: catastrophic weather—resulting in flooding, famine and drought—is infecting and killing thousands; we must turn our attention toward preparedness. Garrett shows you where our efforts—activism, money, policy—need to go, and how urgently they need to get there.

  • Bioterrorism: The Modern Peril

    It's a surreal, terrifying thought: terrorists using bio-chemical weapons. Garrett has investigated both the science and the politics behind international bio-terrorism, and, here, provides a responsible, informative assessment of who is capable, what form it might take, and how likely it is to happen.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Laurie Garrett?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Laurie Garrett for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Laurie Garrett, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Laurie Garrett or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Laurie Garrett?

    Booking fees for Laurie Garrett, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Laurie Garrett, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Laurie Garrett?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Laurie Garrett for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Laurie Garrett for your next private or corporate function.
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One of America's Premier Authorities on Healthcare and Disease Prevention

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Laurie Garrett Biography

Laurie Garrett is one of America's premier authorities on healthcare and disease prevention, and a powerful advocate for a more forceful response to threats to human health.

Currently the Gates Senior Fellow in Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations, Laurie Garrett is the author of the best-selling books The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance and Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health. These books, which explore key developments in global health and disease prevention, have both received widespread critical and popular acclaim. Laurie is the only person ever to have been awarded all three of the Big "Ps" of journalism: The Peabody, The Polk (twice), and The Pulitzer. She has written for many publications, including Foreign Affairs, Esquire, Vanity Fair, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and Current Issues in Public Health. Laurie appears frequently on national television programs, including ABC Nightline, The Jim Lehrer NewsHour, The Charlie Rose Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Dateline. Over the years, Laurie has also contributed chapters to numerous books covering world crises in infectious diseases. Laurie's website is a great source of information on her books, articles, media appearances, and includes bonus materials not available anywhere else.

Laurie Garrett is a member of the National Association of Science Writers, and served as the organization's President during the mid-1990s.

Laurie Garrett Videos

  • Laurie Garrett addresses development/dependancy in global health ...

Laurie Garrett Books

Laurie Garrett Speaking Topics

  • I Heard The Sirens Scream: How Americans Responded to the 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

    This powerful talk combines health issues, investigative journalism, and a personal minute-by-minute account of 9/11 to offer an astonishing view of a dark chapter in American life. A proud New Yorker who heard the first jet slam into the north tower, Garret raises fascinating questions around the World Trade Center attacks, the anthrax scare, and the mental trauma afflicting Americans during, and well after, 9/11. She captures the national mood as it veered from a united political place to a deeply divided anger. By the end of the winter of 2002, she reminds us, the arc had completed, from spectacular unity and confidence in governance to accusations of American arrogance. Through the frustrated anthrax investigations and drumbeats of war, the global community, especially Americans, moved in just a few months’ time from collectivism to fragmentation. Drawing on personal diary entries, and a deep understanding of health and government policy, Garrett's sweeping talk details repercussions of these historic events, transformations of critical government institutions, public health disasters, and, what, in particular, the specter of terrorism meant -
    • and means -
    • for the American people.

  • Betrayal of Trust: Critical Issues in Global Healthcare

    Based on her international travels to report on and research healthcare, Garrett delivers a sweeping, multimedia talk that uncovers the reality of healthcare in the United States, Europe, Russia and Africa -
    • providing a new understanding of both the challenges and the opportunities of delivering quality healthcare to the global village.

  • Climate Change and Global Health: Ending the Debate

    To the timely debate over the impact of climate change on human health, Garrett offers this frank, hopeful talk. The health community, she says, is focusing on how climate change affects the movements of diseases, such as malaria. While these threats are serious, we must also look at how other consequences of climate change are already wreaking havoc on human health: catastrophic weather—resulting in flooding, famine and drought—is infecting and killing thousands; we must turn our attention toward preparedness. Garrett shows you where our efforts—activism, money, policy—need to go, and how urgently they need to get there.

  • Bioterrorism: The Modern Peril

    It's a surreal, terrifying thought: terrorists using bio-chemical weapons. Garrett has investigated both the science and the politics behind international bio-terrorism, and, here, provides a responsible, informative assessment of who is capable, what form it might take, and how likely it is to happen.

FAQs on booking Laurie Garrett

  • How to book Laurie Garrett?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Laurie Garrett for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Laurie Garrett, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Laurie Garrett or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Laurie Garrett?

    Booking fees for Laurie Garrett, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Laurie Garrett, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Laurie Garrett?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Laurie Garrett for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Laurie Garrett for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Laurie Garrett or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Laurie Garrett or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Laurie Garrett is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Laurie Garrett for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Laurie Garrett generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Seth Berkley, Bill Gates, Nathan Wolfe, David Eagleman and Antonio Damasio. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Laurie Garrett for an upcoming event.

Laurie Garrett Speaker Videos

  • Laurie Garrett addresses development/dependancy in global health ...

Laurie Garrett Speaking Topics

  • I Heard The Sirens Scream: How Americans Responded to the 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

    This powerful talk combines health issues, investigative journalism, and a personal minute-by-minute account of 9/11 to offer an astonishing view of a dark chapter in American life. A proud New Yorker who heard the first jet slam into the north tower, Garret raises fascinating questions around the World Trade Center attacks, the anthrax scare, and the mental trauma afflicting Americans during, and well after, 9/11. She captures the national mood as it veered from a united political place to a deeply divided anger. By the end of the winter of 2002, she reminds us, the arc had completed, from spectacular unity and confidence in governance to accusations of American arrogance. Through the frustrated anthrax investigations and drumbeats of war, the global community, especially Americans, moved in just a few months’ time from collectivism to fragmentation. Drawing on personal diary entries, and a deep understanding of health and government policy, Garrett's sweeping talk details repercussions of these historic events, transformations of critical government institutions, public health disasters, and, what, in particular, the specter of terrorism meant -
    • and means -
    • for the American people.

  • Betrayal of Trust: Critical Issues in Global Healthcare

    Based on her international travels to report on and research healthcare, Garrett delivers a sweeping, multimedia talk that uncovers the reality of healthcare in the United States, Europe, Russia and Africa -
    • providing a new understanding of both the challenges and the opportunities of delivering quality healthcare to the global village.

  • Climate Change and Global Health: Ending the Debate

    To the timely debate over the impact of climate change on human health, Garrett offers this frank, hopeful talk. The health community, she says, is focusing on how climate change affects the movements of diseases, such as malaria. While these threats are serious, we must also look at how other consequences of climate change are already wreaking havoc on human health: catastrophic weather—resulting in flooding, famine and drought—is infecting and killing thousands; we must turn our attention toward preparedness. Garrett shows you where our efforts—activism, money, policy—need to go, and how urgently they need to get there.

  • Bioterrorism: The Modern Peril

    It's a surreal, terrifying thought: terrorists using bio-chemical weapons. Garrett has investigated both the science and the politics behind international bio-terrorism, and, here, provides a responsible, informative assessment of who is capable, what form it might take, and how likely it is to happen.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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