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Kathleen Fox, MSc, MA, MPH

Director of Publications

Professional Profile

Ms. Fox is the Director of Publications at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. She serves as Managing Editor of the bimonthly journal Health Security (formerly Biosecurity and Bioterrorism), the leading peer-reviewed journal in this field.

Prior to joining the Center in April 2020, Ms. Fox was a Senior Technical Writer/Editor at Palladium and a Technical Writer/Editor at the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP). At CCP, she managed the knowledge management, publication development, and editorial processes for several projects, including the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative and Knowledge for Health, and acted as associate editor for the East African Health Research Journal and Global Health: Science and Practice. Before joining CCP in 2015, Ms. Fox was a consultant for the World Health Organization HIV Department in Geneva, Switzerland, where she contributed to the research and development of several guideline, framework, and policy documents.

Ms. Fox has an MPH in social, behavioral, and community health and an MA in history, with a research focus on modern British and American history of science and medicine (epidemics, tropical diseases, human experimentation, health systems, networks of knowledge, stigma and disability), gender, and war and empire, from Indiana University. She also has an MSc in the history of science, medicine, and technology from the University of Oxford and a BFA in visual communication from Northern Illinois University.

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Managing Editor, Health Security