Peter Katona, M.D.

A Short Biography:

Dr. Peter Katona is a Clinical Professor of Medicine in Infectious Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Public Health at the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA.

Work Titles
UCLA Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Infectious Diseases
M.D., University of Florida College of Medicine, 1977
1982 - 1984 Emory University Health Center
1977 - 1978 Norwalk Hospital
1981 - 1982 Emory University Health Center
1978 - 1979 Norwalk Hospital
1984 American Board of Internal Medicine
1983 American Board of Internal Medicine

Contact Information:

Fax Number:

213 270-9449

Mailing Address:

Mailing Address
11693 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Detailed Biography:

Peter Katona is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Adjunct Professor of Public Health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He has worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and has held appointments at LSU and the LA County EMS Agency. He has been a member of the LA County Disaster Coalition Advisory Committee, the IDSA’s National and Global Public Health Committee, and served on the FDA’s Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee. He was Chairman of the UCLA Infection Control Committee. He holds a seat at the LA City Emergency Operations Center. He sitson the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine Division on Earth and Life Studies (DELS) Committee.He has authored articles on medical informatics, medical education, influenza, polio, nutrition, bioterrorism, disasters, and the future of health care. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is an internationally recognized authority on bioterrorism, teaches a course at UCLA on terrorism, and has edited the two books on terrorism. He sits on the Boards of the LA Emergency Preparedness Foundation, the Good Hope Medical Foundation, the Toffler Trust and the University of Florida School of Medicine. He is Co-chair of the Future Gazing Work Group of the HHS Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council’s Cybersecurity Working Group. He maintains a private practice in infectious diseases.

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