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Donald Ainslie Henderson MD MPH

Personal Information

Born: Lakewood, Ohio, 7 Sept 1928

Parents: Naturalized Canadian immigrants David Alexander Henderson (engineer) and Grace Eleanor (née MacMillan, nurse)
Married: Nana Irene (née Bragg, teacher) of Rochester NY, 1951
Children: Leigh Ainslie (b. 1954), David Alexander II (b. 1956, m. Kate Teale 2001), Douglas Bruce (b. 1960)

Education

AB, Oberlin College, 1950
MD, University of Rochester, School of Medicine, 1954
MPH, The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, 1960

Certification

Board Certification in Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Professional Societies

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow, 1986
American Academy of Pediatrics, Honorary Fellow, 1980
American Board of Preventive Medicine, 1963
American College of Epidemiology, Fellow, 1990; Honorary Fellow, 1997
American College of Preventive Medicine, Fellow, 1978
American Epidemiological Society, 1963
American Public Health Association, 1956; Fellow, 1961
American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1981
British Medical Association, Honorary Foreign Corresponding Member, 1990
Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society, Member, 1979
Indian Society for Malaria and Other Communicable Diseases, Fellow, 1975
Infectious Disease Society of America, Fellow, 1998
International Epidemiological Association, 1965
National Academy of Sciences, Member, 1978
National Academy of Medicine (Mexico), Honorary Member, 2004
New York Academy of Medicine, Honorary Fellow, 2000
Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh), Fellow, 1986
Royal College of Physicians (London), Fellow, 1980; Honorary Fellow, 1981
Royal Society of Medicine, Honorary Member, 1980
Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Fellow, 1976; Honorary Fellow, 1993
Sigma Xi, Member, 1956

Biographical Listings

Who’s Who in the World
The International Who’s Who
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in Frontiers of Science and Technology
American Men and Women in Science: Medical and Health Sciences
Dictionary of International Biography

Positions Held

Date Location Position
1954 - 1955 Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
Cooperstown, New York
Intern in Medicine
1955 - 1977 U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Officer
1955 - 1957 Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)
Assistant to Chief, Epidemiology Branch
Communicable Disease Center (CDC)
Department of Health, Education and Welfare
Atlanta, Georgia
Chief
1957 - 1959 Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
Cooperstown, New York
Resident in Medicine
1960 - 1961 Epidemiology Branch and Chief, EIS, CDC Assistant Chief
1961 - 1965 Surveillance Section, Epidemiology Branch, CDC Chief
1965 - 1966 Smallpox Eradication Program, CDC Chief
1966 - 1977 Smallpox Eradication Unit
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland
Chief Medical Officer
1977 - 1990 The Johns Hopkins University
School of Hygiene and Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland
Dean and Professor of Epidemiology and International Health
1990 - 1993 The Johns Hopkins University
School of Hygiene and Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland
Edgar Berman Professor in International Health
1990 - 2016 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland
Dean Emeritus
1991 - 1993 Office of Science and Technology Policy,
Executive Office of the President
Washington, DC
Associate Director for Life Sciences
1993 - 2016 Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland
University Distinguished Service Professor
1993 - 1995 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Washington, DC
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Senior Science Advisor
1998 - 2001 Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies*
Baltimore, Maryland
Founding Director
2001 - 2002 Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC
Director, Principal Science Advisor
2002 - 2007 Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC
Principal Science Advisor for Public Health Preparedness
2005 - 2016 Center for Health Security,* U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center Distinguished Scholar
2005 - 2016 U. of Pittsburgh Schools of Medicine and Public Health 21st Century Professor of Medicine and Public Health

 

* * In 2005, the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies became the University of Pittsburgh Center for Biosecurity. It was renamed the Center for Health Security in 2013, and in 2017 renewed its affiliation with Johns Hopkins.

Committees and Boards

United States

International

Not listed: Johns Hopkins University and School Committees, 1977-1990, while serving as Dean of the School; Government Committees, 1991-1995, while serving in the Executive Office of the President and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services,

Books

1988. Fenner F, Henderson DA, Arita I, Ježek A, and Ladnyi ID. Smallpox and Its Eradication. Geneva: World Health Organization.

2009. Henderson DA Smallpox: Death of a Disease. Prometheus Books, Amherst New York. (Chinese translation, 2011)

Chapters

  1. 1972. Henderson DA, Labusquière R, Millar JD, N’Dow PJ, Nicholas CC, Rey M, Ristori C, Sulianti-Saroso J. Design of immunization programs in the developing countries. Intl Conf on Application of Vaccines against Viral, Rickettsial and Bacterial Diseases of Man, PAHO, Washington DC, 1971, 626-635.
  2. 1979. Henderson DA. Smallpox: Eradication of a killer. In: Britannica Medical and Health Annual 1979. Encyclopedia Brittanica: 125-144.
  3. 1980. Henderson DA. Explicit goals for prevention and public health. In: Working for a Healthier America (McNerney WJ, ed). Ballinger Publishing, Cambridge MA, 1980: 87-94.
  4. 1984. Henderson DA. Lessons from the smallpox eradication experience. In: Isselbacher KJ, ed. Medicine, Science and Society. John Wiley, New York, 1984: 715-26.
  5. 1985. Henderson DA. Smallpox. In: Maxcy-Rosenau Preventive Medicine and Public Health, 12th edition (Last JM, ed). Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1985: 129-138.
    • 1980. Henderson DA. Smallpox. In: Maxcy-Rosenau Preventive Medicine and Public Health, 11th edition (Last JM, ed). Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1980: 95-110.
    • 1973. Henderson DA. Smallpox. In: Maxcy-Rosenau Preventive Medicine and Public Health, 10th edition (Sartwell PE, ed). Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1973: 104-116.
  6. 1985. Henderson DA. Smallpox. In: Epidemiology and Community Control of Disease in Warm Climate Countries (Robinson, ed). Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1985: 249-261.
    • 1976. Henderson DA. Smallpox. In: Epidemiology and Community Health in Warm Climate Countries (Russell, Standards, eds). Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1976: 160-167.
  7. 1985. Henderson DA, Arita I. Utilization of vaccine in the global eradication of smallpox. In: Vaccinia Viruses as Vectors for Vaccine Antigens (Quinnan GV, ed). Proceedings of the Workshop on Vaccinia Viruses as Vectors For Vaccine Antigens, Chevy Chase MD, Nov 13-14 1984. Elsevier Science, New York, 1985: 61-67.
  8. 1986. Foege WH, Henderson DA. Management priorities in primary health care. In: Strategies for Primary Health Care: Technologies Appropriate for the Control of Disease in the Developing World (Walsh JA, Warren KS, eds). Univ of Chicago Press Journals, Chicago, 1986: 313-321. Also in: Rev Infect Dis 8(3): 467-475.
  9. 1988. Henderson DA. Smallpox after eradication: Storing the virus. In: Encyclopedia Britannica, Medical and Health Annual: 254-256.
  10. 1992. Henderson DA. Academic health centers and the health of the nation. In: Human Resources for Health: Defining the Future (Evarts CM, Bosomworth PP, Osterweiss M, eds). 1992: 205-213.
  11. 1993. Warren KS, Bundy DAP, Anderson RM, Davis AR, Henderson DA, Jamison DT, Prescott NM , Senft A. Helminth infections. In: Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries (Jamison DT, Mosley WH, Measham AR, Bobadilla JL, eds). Oxford University Press, New York, 1993: 131-160.
  12. 1993. Henderson DA. Surveillance systems and intergovernmental cooperation. In: Emerging Viruses (Morse SS, ed). Oxford University Press, New York, 1993: 283-289.
  13. 1994. Henderson DA. Organizing for health rather than sickness. In: Health and Sustainable Agricultural Development (Ruttan VW, ed). Westview Press, Boulder CO, 1994: 15-22.
  14. 1994. Henderson DA. Health issues. In: Policy Studies in Developing Nations, Vol 1 (DeGregori T, Rodgers H, eds). JAI Press, Greenwich CT, 1994: 231-243.
  15. 1994. Henderson DA. Glowing visions through a darkened glass. In: Issues in International Health (Jain SC, Whetten-Goldstein K, Igoe LM, eds). Chapel Hill, U of North Carolina, 1994: 19-34.
  16. 1995. Henderson DA. Variola and vaccinia. In: Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 20th edition (Smith LH, Plum F, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1995.
    • 1992. Henderson DA. Variola and vaccinia. In: Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th edition (Smith LH, Plum F, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1992: 1842-44.
    • 1988. Henderson DA. Variola and vaccinia. In: Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 18th edition (Wyngaarden JB, Smith LH, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1988: 1791-1793.
    • 1985. Henderson DA. Variola and vaccinia. In: Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 17th edition (Wyngaarden JB, Smith LH, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1985: 1724-1728.
    • 1982. Henderson DA. Variola and vaccinia. In: Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 16th edition (Wyngaarden JB, Smith LH, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1982: 1658-1663.
  17. 1995. Henderson DA, de Quadros CA. Eradication of poliomyelitis. [Albert B. Sabin Lecture, Cold Spring Harbor NY, Oct 1994] In: Vaccines 95. Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor NY, 1995: 413-422.
  18. 1996. Henderson DA. A new era for immunization. In: Challenges in Medicine. George Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart, 1996: 3-6.
  19. 1999. Henderson DA. Smallpox. In: Lederberg J, ed. Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 2nd edition, Vol 4 (Lederberg J, ed). Academic Press, 1999: 289-296.
  20. 2000. Henderson DA. Smallpox: Public health threat. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, 2nd edition. Macmillan Reference Limited, Article 3368.
  21. 2001. Henderson DA. Smallpox and monkeypox. In: Essentials of Tropical Infectious Diseases (Guerrant RL, Walker DH, Weller PF, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2001: 519-524.
  22. 2002. Henderson DA. Major efforts for disease eradication: Smallpox. In: Considerations for Viral Disease Eradication: Lessons Learned and Future Strategies. Workshop Summary. (Kobler S, Lederberg J, Pray LA, eds). National Academies Press, Washington DC, 2002: 34-40.
  23. 2002. Henderson DA. Public health preparedness In: Science and Technology in a Vulnerable World (Teich AH, Nelson SD, Lita SJ, eds). AAAS Colloquium on Science and Technology Policy, April 11-12, 2002. AAAS Science and Technology Policy Yearbook 2003 (Suppl): 33-40.
  24. 2002. Henderson DA. The national response: Options, opportunities, operation. In: Emergency Preparedness: Bioterrorism and Beyond (Rubin ER, Osterweis M, Lindeman LM, eds). Association of Academic Health Centers. Washington DC, 2002: 29-38.
  25. 2004. Henderson DA. Smallpox vaccine and Summation. In: Vaccines: Preventing Disease and Protecting Health (de Quadros CA, ed). Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC, 2004: 281-286, 365-368.
  26. 2006. Henderson DA. Disease eradication and control. In: Tropical infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practices, Vol I (Guerrant RL, Walker DH, Weller PF, eds). Elsevier, New York, 2006: 68-72.
    • 1999. Henderson DA. Disease eradication and control. In: Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practices, Vol I (Guerrant RL, Walker DH, Weller PF, eds). Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1999: 101-105.
  27. 2006. Henderson DA, Borio LL. Smallpox and monkeypox. In: Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practices, Vol I. (Guerrant RL, Walker DH, Weller PF, eds). Elsevier, New York, 2006: 621-634.
    • 1999. Henderson DA. Smallpox and monkeypox. In: Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practices, Vol II. (Guerrant RL, Walker DH, Weller PF, eds). Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1999: 1095-1106.
  28. 2006. Miller M, Barrett S, Henderson DA. Control and eradication. In: Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries (Jameson DT, Breman JG, Measham AR, et al., eds). Washington DC, The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank; Oxford U Press, New York, 2006: 1163-1176.
  29. 2008. Lucey DR, Breman JG, Henderson DA. Smallpox and Bioterrorism. In: Beyond Anthrax: Weaponization of Infectious Diseases (Lutwick LI, Lutwick SM, eds). Humana/Springer Press, Totowa NJ, 2008: 17-54.
  30. 2010. Henderson DA. The global eradication of smallpox: Historical perspective and future prospects. In: The Global Eradication of Smallpox (Bhattacharya S, Messenger S, eds). Orient Black Swan, London, 2010: 7-35.
  31. 2010. Borio LL, Hynes NA, Henderson DA. Bioterrorism: An overview. In: Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, eds. Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th edition (Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R, eds). Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, 2010: 3951-3964
  32. 2011. Henderson DA. Post-9/11 challenges of a crisis. In: Crossroads in biosecurity: Steps to strengthen U.S. preparedness. Center for Biosecurity of UPMC, 2011: 8-11.
  33. 2012. Henderson DA. The use of surveillance in the eradication of smallpox. In: Infectious Disease Surveillance (M’ikanatha N, Lynfield R, Van Beneden C, de Valk H, eds). Blackwell Press, London, 2012: 32-39.
    • 2007. Henderson DA. The use of surveillance in the eradication of smallpox and poliomyelitis. In: Infectious Disease Surveillance (M’ikanatha N, Lynfield R, Van Beneden C, de Valk H, eds). Blackwell Press, London, 2007: 501-510.
  34. 2013. Kennedy RB, Lane MJ, Poland GA, Henderson DA. Smallpox and vaccinia In: Vaccines (Plotkin SA, Orenstein WA, Offit RB, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2013: 718-745.
    • 2008. Henderson DA, Borio LL, Grabenstein, J. Smallpox and vaccinia. In: Vaccines (Plotkin SA, Orenstein WA, Offit RB, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2008: 773-803.
    • 2004. Henderson DA, Borio LL, Lane JM. Smallpox and vaccinia. In: Vaccines (Plotkin SA, Orenstein WA, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2004: 123-153.
    • 1999. Henderson DA, Moss B. Smallpox and vaccinia. In: Vaccines (Plotkin SA, Orenstein WA, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1999: 74-97.
    • 1994. Henderson DA,; Fenner F. Smallpox and vaccinia. In: Vaccines (Plotkin SA, Mortimer E, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1994: 13-40.
    • 1987. Henderson DA. Smallpox and vaccinia. In: Vaccines (Plotkin SA, Mortimer E, eds). WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1987: 8-30.
  35. 2014. Henderson DA. Historical smallpox (reference module). In: Biomedical Research, Elsevier.
  36. 2015. Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, 3rd edition. John Wiley and Sons, Article 3994
    • 2000. Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, 2nd edition. Macmillan Reference Limited, Article 959.

Journals

1957-1960 | 1961-1965 | 1966-1970 | 1971-1980 | 1981-1990 | 1991-1995 | 1996-2000 | 2001-2005 | 2006-2010 | 2011-2016

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We thank the Center for Biosecurity, founded by Henderson, for granting open access to most of the articles he authored or co-authored for its journal Biosecurity and Bioterrorism (now Health Security). We also thank the American Journal of Epidemiology for granting open access to Henderson's final article The development of surveillance systems.

1957 - 1960

  1. 1957. Armijo R, Henderson DA, Timothée R, Robinson HB. Food poisoning outbreaks associated with spray-dried milk—An epidemiologic study. Am J Public Health 1957 47(9): 1093-1100. OPEN ACCESS
  2. 1957. Poskanzer DC, Henderson DA, Kunkle EC, Kalter SS, Clement WB, Bond JO. Epidemic neuromyasthenia. An outbreak in Punta Gorda, Florida. N Engl J Med 1957 257(8): 356-364.
  3. 1958. Clement WB, Henderson DA, Lawrence JW, Bond JO. Epidemic neuromyasthenia, an outbreak in Punta Gorda, Florida. An illness resembling Iceland disease. J Fla Med Assoc 1958 45(4): 422-426. TEXT
  4. 1958. Poskanzer DC, Henderson DA, Kunkle EC, Kalter SS. Epidemic protracted debility at Punta Gorda, Florida: An illness resembling Iceland disease. Trans Am Neurol Assoc 1957-1958, 82nd Meeting: 121-123; discussion 123-125. (Note: Citation only; not available online; no archival copy.)
  5. 1959. Henderson DA, Shelokov A. Epidemic neuromyasthenia—Clinical syndrome? Part 1 and Part 2. N Engl J Med 1959 260(15): 757-764; N Engl J Med 1959 260(16): 814-818.
  6. 1959. Trotter Y Jr, Dunn FL, Drachman RH, Henderson DA, Pizzi M, Langmuir AD. Asian influenza in the United States, 1957-1958. Am J Hyg 1959 70(1): 34-50.
  7. 1959. Quirce JM, Vargas-Méndez O, Núñez J, Montoya JA, Brody J, Henderson DA, Martins da Silva M. Vaccination with attenuated polioviruses in Costa Rica. First International Conference on Live Poliovirus Vaccines, Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Washington DC, 22-26 Jun 1959. PASB 1959 Sci. Pub. 44: 510-513; discussion 514-516. TEXT
  8. 1960. Henderson DA, Hawn CvZ. Staphylococcal pathogenicity: Community and hospital. I. The epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant staphylococci in the community. Surg Clin North Am 1960 40(4): 971-982. (Note: Citation only; not available online.)
  9. 1960. Dull HB, Jensen KE, Rakich JH, Cohen A, Henderson DA, Pirkle CI. Monovalent Asian influenza vaccine: Evaluation of its use during two waves of epidemic Asian influenza in partly immunized penitentiary population. JAMA 1960 172(12): 1223-1229.

1961 - 1965      TOP

  1. 1962. Langmuir AD, Henderson DA, Serfling RE, Sherman IL. The importance of measles as a health problem. Am J Public Health 1962 52(Suppl 2): 1-4. OPEN ACCESS
  2. 1963. Aach RD, Elsea WE, Lyerly JL, Henderson DA. Efficacy of varied doses of gamma globulin during an epidemic of infectious hepatitis, Hoonah, Alaska, 1961. Am J Public Health 1963 53(10): 1623-1629. OPEN ACCESS
  3. 1963. Guinee VF, Casey HL, Ruthig DW, Henderson DA, Wingo ST, et al. A collaborative study of measles vaccines in five United States communities. Am J Public Health 1963 53: 645-651. OPEN ACCESS
  4. 1964. Henderson DA, Witte JJ, Morris L, Langmuir AD. Paralytic disease associated with oral polio vaccines. JAMA 1965 190: 41-48.
  5. 1964. Henderson DA, Witte JJ, Morris L, Langmuir AD. Oral poliomyelitis vaccines. Report of Special Advisory Committee on Oral Poliomyelitis Vaccines to the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service. JAMA 1964 190: 49-51
  6. 1964. Langmuir AD, Henderson DA, Serfling RE. The epidemiological basis for the control of influenza. Am J Public Health 1964 54(4): 563-571. OPEN ACCESS
  7. 1965. Henderson DA. Newer surveillance methods in the control of communicable disease. II. Viral hepatitis. Experience in the United States. Milbank Mem Fund Q 1965 43: 404-411. (Note: Citation only; not available online.)
  8. 1965. Anderson GW, Henderson DA. Report on oral polio vaccines. Letter to the editor. JAMA 1965 18: 252-253.
  9. 1965. Foege WH, Leland OS, Mollohan CS, Fulginiti VA, Henderson DA, Kempe CH. Inactivated measles-virus vaccine. A field evaluation. Public Health Rep 1965 80(1): 60-64. OPEN ACCESS
  10. 1965. Joseph PR, Millar JD, Henderson DA. An outbreak of hepatitis traced to food contamination. N Engl J Med 1965 273: 188-194.
  11. 1965. Dizon JJ, Alvero MG, Joseph RR, Tamayo JF, Mosley WH, Henderson DA. Studies of cholera El Tor in the Philippines. 1. Characteristics of cholera El Tor in Negros Occidental Province, November 1961 to September 1962. Bull World Health Organ 1965 33(5): 627-636. OPEN ACCESS
  12. 1965. Joseph PR, Tamayo JF, Mosley WH, Alvero MG, Dizon JJ, Henderson DA. Studies of cholera El Tor in the Philippines. 2. A retrospective investigation of an explosive outbreak in Bacolod City and Talisay, November 1961. Bull World Health Organ 1965 33(5): 637-643. OPEN ACCESS
  13. 1965. Tamayo JF, Mosley WH, Alvero MG, Joseph PR, Gomez CZ, Montague T, Dizon JJ, Henderson DA. Studies of cholera El Tor in the Philippines. 3. Transmission of infection among household contacts of cholera patients. Bull World Health Organ 1965 33(5): 645-649. OPEN ACCESS
  14. 1965. Mosley WH, Alvero MG, Joseph PR, Tamayo JF, Gomez CZ, Montague T, Dizon JJ, Henderson DA. Studies of cholera El Tor in the Philippines. 4. Transmission of infection among neighbourhood and community contacts of cholera patients. Bull World Health Organ 1965 33(5): 651-660. OPEN ACCESS

1966 - 1970      TOP

  1. 1966. Guinee VF, Henderson DA, Casey HL, Wingo ST, Ruthig DW, Cockburn TA, Vinson TO, Calafiore DC, Winkelstein W Jr, Karzon DT, Rathbun ML, Alexander ER, Peterson DR. Cooperative measles vaccine field trial. I. Clinical efficacy. II. Serological studies. Pediatrics 1966 37(4): 649-665.
  2. 1966. Witte JJ, Henderson DA. The cerebrospinal fluid in Type III poliomyelitis. Am J Epidemiol 1966 83(2): 189-195.
  3. 1966. Karzon DT, Henderson DA. Current status of live attenuated virus vaccines. Adv Pediatr 1966 14: 121-200. (Note: Citation only; not available online; no archival copy.)
  4. 1966. Gelfand HM, Henderson DA. A program for smallpox eradication and measles control throughout West Africa. J Int Health 1966 2: 24-33. TEXT
  5. 1967. Henderson DA. Smallpox-eradication and measles-control programs in West and Central Africa—Theoretical and practical approaches and problems. Proceedings of the Sixth Conference of the Industrial Council for Tropical Health, 1966. Boston, Harvard School of Public Health, 1967, pp. 111-120. TEXT
  6. 1967. Morris L, Witte JJ, Gardner P, Miller G, Henderson DA. Surveillance of poliomyelitis in the United States, 1962-1965. Public Health Rep 1967 82(5): 417-428. OPEN ACCESS
  7. 1967. Neff JM, Lane JM, Pert JH, Moore R, Millar JD, Henderson DA. Complications of smallpox vaccination. I. National survey in the United States, 1963. New Engl J Med 1967 276(3): 125-132.
  8. 1967. Neff JM, Levine RH, Lane JM, Ager EA, Moore H, Rosenstein BJ, Millar JD, Henderson DA. Complications of smallpox vaccination United States 1963. II. Results obtained by four statewide surveys. Pediatrics 1967 39(6): 916-923.
  9. 1967. Miller G, Gale J, Villarejos V, James W, Arteaga DG, Casey H, Henderson DA. Edmonston B and a further attenuated measles vaccine—A placebo controlled double blind comparison. Am J Public Health 1967 57(8): 1330-1340. OPEN ACCESS
  10. 1968. Arita I, Henderson DA. Smallpox and monkeypox in non-human primates. Bull World Health Organ 1968 39(2): 277-283. OPEN ACCESS
  11. 1969. Henderson DA. La evaluación en los programas de vacunación. Seminario sobre Métodos de Administración en Programas de Vacunación, Montevideo, Uruguay, 10-16 Nov 1968. Bol Oficina Sanit Panam 1969 66(5): 426-435. TEXT
  12. 1969. Henderson DA. The status of the global smallpox eradication programme in September 1969. Proceedings of Symposium on Smallpox, Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, 2-3 Sep 1969, 23-25. TEXT
  13. 1969. Arita I, Henderson DA. Freeze-dried vaccine for the smallpox eradication programme. Proceedings of Symposium on Smallpox, Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, 2-3 Sep 1969, 39-50. TEXT
  14. 1969. Arita I, Henderson DA. Smallpox and monkeypox in primates. Primates Med 1969 3: 122-123; discussion 123. TEXT
  15. 1969. Millar JD, Roberto RR, Wulff H, Wenner HA, Henderson DA. Smallpox vaccination by intradermal jet injection. 1. Introduction, background and results of pilot studies. Bull World Health Organ 1969 41(6): 749-760. OPEN ACCESS
  16. 1970. Henderson DA. Smallpox surveillance in the strategy of global eradication. Health Centre J [India] 1969 12: 59-66. TEXT
  17. *1970. Wehrle PF, Posch J, Richter KH, Henderson DA. An airborne outbreak of smallpox in a German hospital and its significance with respect to other recent outbreaks in Europe. Bull World Health Organ 1970 43(5): 669-679. OPEN ACCESS
  18. 1970. Henderson DA, Wehrle PF. Feeble fortress vs variola. Letter to the editor. N Engl J Med 1970 282(7): 397.

1971 - 1980      TOP

  1. 1971. Henderson DA. Control and eradication of smallpox. Tropical Doctor 1971 1: 33-35.
  2. 1971. Henderson DA. Smallpox: The problem. Pan American Health Organization, International Conference on the Application of Vaccines Against Viral, Rickettsial, and Bacterial Diseases of Man, Washington DC, 14-18 Dec 1970. PAHO 1971, Sci. Pub. No. 226: 139-143. TEXT
  3. 1971. Henderson DA. Progress in smallpox vaccination. Séminaire sur la Vaccination en Afrique, Centre Internationale de l’Enfance et de la Famille. Kampala, Uganda. Proceedings, pp 44-46. TEXT
  4. 1972. Henderson DA. Epidemiology in the global eradication of smallpox. Int J Epidemiol 1972 1(1): 25-30.
  5. 1972. Henderson DA, Labusquière R, Nicholson CC, Rey M, Ristori C, Dow PJ, Saroso JS, Millar JD. Design of immunization programs in the developing countries. Pan American Health Organization, International Conference on the Application of Vaccines Against Viral, Rickettsial, and Bacterial Diseases of Man, Washington DC, 14-18 Dec 1970. PAHO Sci. Pub. No. 226: 626-637. Also Paediatr Indones 1972 12(10): 409-426. TEXT
  6. 1973. Henderson DA. La variole. Médecine et Hygiène 1973 31: 709-719. (Note: Citation only; not available online.)
  7. 1973. Henderson DA. The eradication of smallpox: The critical year ahead. Proc R Soc Med 1973 66(6): 493-500. OPEN ACCESS
  8. 1973. Henderson DA, Arita I. Monkeypox and its relevance to smallpox eradication. WHO Chron 1973 27(4): 145-148. TEXT
  9. 1974. Henderson DA. Genesis, strategy and progress of the global smallpox eradication programme. J Com Dis 1974 6: 155-159. TEXT
  10. 1975. Henderson DA. Global smallpox eradication programme. Based on a presentation at the National Institute of Communicable Diseases, Oct 1974, revised with end-1974 data. Swasth Hind 1975 19: 116-118. TEXT
  11. 1975. Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication: The final battle. Jenner Memorial Lecture. J Clin Pathol 1975 28(11): 843-849. OPEN ACCESS
  12. 1975. Henderson, DA. Current status of smallpox in the world. J Com Dis 1975 7: 165-170. TEXT
  13. *1975. Foege WH, Millar JD, Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication in West and Central Africa. Bull World Health Organ 1975 52(2): 209-222. OPEN ACCESS
  14. 1976. Henderson DA. Surveillance of smallpox. Int J Epidemiol 1976 5(1): 19-28.
  15. 1976. Henderson DA. The eradication of smallpox. Sci Am 1976 235(4): 25-33.
  16. 1976. Arita I, Henderson DA. Monkeypox and whitepox viruses in West and Central Africa. Bull World Health Organ 1976 53(4): 347-353. OPEN ACCESS
  17. 1977. Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 1977 199(1134): 83-97.
  18. 1979. Henderson DA. The saga of smallpox eradication: An end and a beginning. Joint Meeting on Infectious Diseases, Ottawa, Canada, 24 Nov 1977. Can J Public Health 1979 70(1): 21-27. (Note: Published version not available online; link is to original speech.)
  19. 1980. Henderson DA. The history of smallpox eradication. Henry E Sigerist Suppl Bull Hist Med, Times, Places and Persons (Lilienfeld AM, ed.): 1980(4): 99-114. (Note: Citation only; not available online.)
  20. 1980. Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication. Public Health Rep, Landmarks in American Epidemiology 1980 95(5): 422-426. OPEN ACCESS

1981 - 1990      TOP

  1. 1981. Henderson DA. Expanding horizons on a diminishing planet. 50th Anniversary, American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatrics 1981 67(5 pt 2): 770-774.
  2. 1982. Henderson DA. The deliberate extinction of a species. Proc Am Philos Soc 1982 126(6): 461-471. TEXT
  3. *1982. Henderson DA. Global measles eradication. Letter to the editor. Lancet 1982 320(8291): 208.
  4. 1983. Henderson DA. Primary health care as a practical means for measles control. Discussion. International Symposium on Measles Immunization, National Institutes of Health (Fogarty International Center):Washington DC, Mar 16-19 1982. Rev Infect Dis 1983 5(3): 606-607.
  5. 1985. Henderson DA. Public health and virus diseases. Indian J Public Health 1985 29(4): 223-225.
  6. 1986. Foege WH, Henderson DA. Selective primary health care. XXV. Management priorities. Rev Infect Dis 1986 8(3): 467-475. Also in: Strategies for Primary Health Care: Technologies Appropriate for the Control of Disease in the Developing World (Walsh JA, Warren KS, eds). Chicago, University of Chicago Press Journals, 1986, pp 313-321.
  7. 1987. Henderson DA. Principles and lessons from the smallpox eradication programme. Bull World Health Organ 1987 65(4): 535-546 OPEN ACCESS
  8. 1987. Halsey NA, Henderson DA. HIV infection and immunization. Editorial. N Engl J Med 1987 316(11): 683-685.
  9. 1987. Henderson DA. Stocks of variola virus. Letter to the editor. Am J Public Health 1987 77(2): 238-239. OPEN ACCESS
  10. 1988. Mosley WH, Henderson DA. International health in development in the 1990s. Summary of colloquium. Institute for International Programs, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, 1988. Issues Sci Technol. TEXT
  11. *1988. Jiang Y, Ma J, Xiahou G. Introduction by Henderson DA. Outbreaks of smallpox due to variolation in China, 1962-1965. Am J Epidemiol 1988 128(1): 39-45. Introduction.
  12. 1989. Henderson DA. Strategies for vaccine delivery: Introduction. International Symposium on Vaccine Development and Utilization. Rev Infect Dis 1989 11(supp 3): S497.
  13. 1989. Henderson DA. Defining global medical education needs. International Invitational Conference on Medical Education, New York NY. Acad Med 1989 64(5 Suppl): S9-12.
  14. 1989. Henderson DA, Scutchfield FD. Point-counterpoint: The public health versus medical model of prevention. Am J Prev Med 1989 5(2): 113-119. (Note: Citation only; not available online.)
  15. 1989. Henderson DA, Rakel RE. The worldwide eradication of smallpox. The John P. McGovern lecture. Houston Medicine 1989 5: 102-114. TEXT
  16. *1990. Henderson DA. Application and problem solving in health research for the developing countries. Prepared for the Commission on Health Research for Development. Unpublished. TEXT
  17. 1990. Henderson DA. The child survival revolution. Pediatr Res 1990 27(6 Suppl): S56-58.
  18. 1990. Mosley WH, Jamison DT, Henderson DA. The health sector in developing countries: Problems for the 1990s and beyond. Annu Rev Public Health 1990 11: 335-358. OPEN ACCESS

1991 - 1995      TOP

  1. 1991. Henderson DA (chair), Dunston FJ, Fedson DS, Gerety RJ et al; National Vaccine Advisory Committee. The measles epidemic: The problems, barriers and recommendations. JAMA 1991 266(11): 1547-1552.
  2. 1991. Henderson DA. [Health priorities: problems to resolve and new challenges]. Spanish. Salud Publica Mex 1991 33(5): 548-50. (Note: Citation only; not available online; no archival copy.)
  3. 1991. Henderson DA, Sorensen AA. Relationship between the work setting and professional education in public health. Conference on Education, Training and the Future of Public Health, Inst of Medicine, Washington DC, 1991. Proceedings: 61-68. TEXT
  4. *1991. Henderson DA. Strategies for the twenty-first century—control or eradication. Proc Centennial Symposium on Tropical Medicine, Univ of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX, May 31, 1991. New York: Springer-Verlag:
  5. 1992. de Quadros CA, Andrus JK, Olive J, Guerra de Macedo C, Henderson DA. Polio eradication from the western hemisphere. Annu Rev Public Health 1992 13: 239-252. OPEN ACCESS
  6. 1993. Henderson DA. New challenges for tropical medicine. Charles Franklin Craig Lecture. Am J Trop Med Hyg 1993 49(2): 153-157.
  7. 1993. Henderson DA. Recommendations for future research and action. Disparities in health between minorities and nonminorities. 10th Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology, Atlanta GA, 7-8 Nov 1991. Ann Epidemiol 1993 3(2): 203-206.
  8. 1993. de Quadros CA, Henderson DA. Disease eradication and control in the Americas. Biologicals 1993 21(4): 335-343.
  9. 1994. Henderson DA. Reflections on epidemic neuromyasthenia (chronic fatigue syndrome). Clin Infect Dis 1994 18(Suppl 1): S3-S6; discussion S7-S9.
  10. 1994. Henderson DA. Role of the United States in the global response to emerging infections. J Infect Dis 1994 170(2): 284-285.
  11. 1994. Henderson DA. Vaccines. Symposium: Disease Prevention Research at NIH: An Agenda for All, NIH, Bethesda MD, 6-8 Oct 1993. Prev Med 1994 23(5): 632-633.
  12. 1994. Henderson DA. Global priorities in vaccination. 104th Ross Conference on Pediatric Research. Strategies for Pediatric Vaccines: Conventional and Molecular Approaches. Abbott Laboratories, Columbus OH: 257-263; discussion 263-267. TEXT
  13. 1995. Henderson DA. Vaccination policies and practices. Fenner Oration, Australian Academy of Sciences, Canberra, Australia. Aust J Public Health 19(6): 634-638. OPEN ACCESS
  14. 1995. Henderson DA. Health strategies for Africa. Hawkins Symposium, Towson University, Towson MD. Towson J Intl Affairs 30(3): 13-17. TEXT
  15. 1995. Henderson DA. Invited commentary on Thomas DB, Mack TM, Ali A, Muzaffar Khan M. Epidemiology of smallpox in West Pakistan. III. Outbreak detection and interlocality transmission. Am J Epidemiol 1995 141(6): 489.

1996 - 2000      TOP

  1. 1996. Henderson DA. Edward Jenner’s vaccine. The Jordan Report: Accelerated Development of Vaccines 1996. Div. of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Natl Inst of Allergy and Infectious Disease, 1996, pp 4-12. Reprinted in Public Health Rep 1997, 112(2): 116-121. TEXT
  2. 1996. de Quadros CA, Olivé JM, Hersh BS, Strassburg MA, Henderson DA, Brandling-Bennett D, Alleyne GA. Measles elimination in the Americas. Evolving strategies. JAMA 1996 275(3): 224-229.
  3. 1997. Henderson DA. The miracle of vaccination. Commemorative bicentenary lecture, 1996, Royal Society of London. Notes Rec R Soc Lond 1997 51(2): 235-245. (Note: Citation only; not available online.)
  4. 1997. Henderson DA. Developed countries should not use inactivated polio vaccine for the prevention of poliomyelitis. Rev Med Virol 1997 7(2): 83-86.
  5. 1997. Henderson DA. Combating mad cow disease in the United States. Letter to the editor. Public Health Rep 1997 112(5): 357-358. OPEN ACCESS
  6. 1997. Halsey NA, Sommer A, Henderson DA, Black RE. Ethics and international research. Editorial. BMJ 1997 315(7114): 965-966. OPEN ACCESS
  7. 1998. Henderson DA. Eradication: Lessons from the past. Conference on Global Disease Elimination and Eradication as Public Health Strategies, Atlanta GA, Feb 1998. Bull World Health Organ 1997 76(Suppl 2). Also MMWR 1999, 48(SU01): 16-22. TEXT
  8. 1998. Henderson DA. Bioterrorism as a public health threat. Emerg Infect Dis 1998 4(3), 488-492. TEXT
  9. 1998. Henderson DA. The challenge of eradication: Lessons from past eradication campaigns. The Pittsfield Lecture. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1998 2(9 Suppl 1), S4-S8. TEXT
  10. 1998. Henderson DA. The siren song of eradication. Based on the Lilly Lecture, Royal College of Physicians, Apr 1998. J R Coll Physicians Lond 1998 32(6): 580-584. (Note: Citation only; not available online.)
  11. 1998. Breman JG, Henderson DA. Poxvirus dilemmas: Monkeypox, smallpox, and biologic terrorism. N Engl J Med 1998 339: 556-559. OPEN ACCESS
  12. 1998. Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication: A cold war victory. World Health Forum 1998 19: 113-19. TEXT
  13. 1998. Foege WH, Millar JD, Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication in West and Central Africa revisited. See also following Commentary (Foege WH) Bull World Health Org. 1998 76(3): 219–232 and 233-235. OPEN ACCESS
  14. 1999. Henderson DA. Smallpox: Clinical and epidemiologic features. Emerg Infect Dis. 1999 5(4): 537–539. OPEN ACCESS
  15. 1999. Henderson DA. Lessons from the eradication campaigns. Vaccine 1999 17(Suppl 3): 553-557.
  16. 1999. Henderson DA. Smallpox eradication: A saga of triumph and betrayal. Infect Dis Clin Pract 1999 8(9): 445-448. OPEN ACCESS
  17. 1999. Henderson DA. Weapons for the future. Lancet 1999 354: SIV64 OPEN ACCESS
  18. 1999. Henderson DA. The looming threat of bioterrorism. Science 1999 283(5406), 1279-1282.
  19. 1999. Henderson DA. Others should follow the US line on bioweapons. Letter to the editor. Nature 1999 399: 632. OPEN ACCESS
  20. *1999. Henderson DA. Risk of a deliberate release of smallpox virus: Its impact on virus destruction. Chair, Meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee on Orthopoxvirus Infections, WHO. Geneva, Switzerland, Jan 14-15 1999.
  21. 1999. Inglesby TV, Henderson DA, Bartlett JG, Ascher MS, et al; Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. Anthrax as a biological weapon: Medical and public health management. Consensus Statement. JAMA 1999 281(18): 1735-1745.
  22. 1999. Henderson DA, Inglesby TV, Bartlett JG, Ascher MS, Eitzen E, et al; Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. Smallpox as a biological weapon: Medical and public health management. Consensus Statement. JAMA 1999 281(22): 2127-2137.
  23. 2000. Henderson DA. Bioterrorism. Int J Clin Pract Suppl 2000 115: 32-36. (Note: Citation only; not available online.)
  24. 2000. Inglesby TV, O'Toole T, Henderson DA. Preventing the use of biological weapons: Improving response should prevention fail. Clin Infect Dis. 2000 30(6): 926-939. OPEN ACCESS
  25. 2000. Inglesby TV, Dennis DT, Henderson DA, Bartlett JG, et al; Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. Plague as a biological weapon: Medical and public health management. Consensus Statement. JAMA 2000 283(17): 2281-2291.
  26. 2000. Inglesby TV, Henderson DA, O'Toole T, Dennis DT. Safety precautions to limit exposure from plague-infected patients. Letter to the editor. JAMA 2000 284 13, 1648-1649.

2001 - 2005      TOP

  1. 2001. Henderson DA (2001). Biopreparedness and public health. Letter to the editor. Am J Public Health 2001 91(12): 917-1918. OPEN ACCESS
  2. 2001. Henderson DA, Fenner F. Recent events and observations pertaining to smallpox virus destruction in 2002. Clin Infect Dis 2001 33(7): 1057-1059. TEXT
  3. 2001. O'Toole T, Henderson DA. A clearly present danger: Confronting the threat of bioterrorism. Harvard International Review 2001 23: 49-53. TEXT
  4. 2001. Arnon SS, Schechter R, Inglesby TV, Henderson DA, et al; Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. Botulinum toxin as a biological weapon: Medical and public health management. Consensus Statement. JAMA 2001 285(8): 1059-1070. [Erratum in JAMA 2001: 285(16): 2081.]
  5. 2001. Dennis DT, Inglesby TV, Henderson DA, Bartlett JG, et al; Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. Tularemia as a biological weapon: Medical and public health management. Consensus Statement. JAMA 2001 285(21): 2763-2773.
  6. 2001. Brookmeyer R, Blades N, Hugh-Jones M, Henderson DA. The statistical analysis of truncated data: Application to the Sverdlovsk anthrax outbreak. Biostatistics 2001 2(2): 233-247.
  7. 2002. Henderson DA. Countering the post-eradication threat of smallpox and polio. Clin Infect Dis 2002 34(1): 79-83. TEXT
  8. 2002. Henderson DA. Poliomyelitis protection—Considerations for a long-term strategy. Working Paper, WHO Technical Consultation of Global Eradication of Polio, Geneva, Switzerland, May 7-10 2001.
  9. 2002. Breman JG, Henderson DA. Diagnosis and management of smallpox. New Engl J Med 2002 346(17): 1300-1308. OPEN ACCESS
  10. 2002. Borio L, Inglesby T, Peters CJ, ... Henderson DA, et al; Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. Hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons: Medical and public health management. Consensus Statement. JAMA 2002 287(18): 2391-2405.
  11. 2002. Inglesby TV, O'Toole T, Henderson DA, Bartlett JG, et al; Working Group on Civilian Biodefense. Anthrax as a biological weapon, 2002: Updated recommendations for management. Consensus Statement. JAMA 2002 287(17): 2236-2252. [Erratum in JAMA 2002: 288(15): 1849.]
  12. 2002. Neff JM, Lane JM, Fulginiti VA, Henderson DA. Contact vaccinia—Transmission of vaccinia from smallpox vaccination. Commentary. JAMA 2002 288(15): 1901-1905.
  13. 2003. Henderson DA. Commentary on Dr. Zelicoff’s epidemiological analysis of the Aralsk outbreak (no. 3). Crit Rev Microbiol 2003 29(2): 169-170.
  14. 2003. Fulginiti VA, Papier A, Lane JM, Neff JM, Henderson DA. Smallpox vaccination: A review, part I. Background, vaccination technique, normal vaccination and revaccination, and expected normal reactions. Clin Infect Dis 2003 37(2): 241-250. OPEN ACCESS
  15. 2003. Fulginiti VA, Papier A, Lane JM, Neff JM, Henderson DA. Smallpox vaccination: A review, part II. Adverse events. Clin Infect Dis 2003 37(2): 251-271. OPEN ACCESS
  16. 2004. Henderson DA. The threat of aerosolized biological weapons. ASHRAE J 2004 (Dec): 34-37.
  17. 2005. Henderson DA. Incidental reflections based on a career in public health and public health policy. Bull King County Med Soc 2005 84: 14-15. TEXT
  18. 2005. Henderson DA. Smallpox: From eradication to resurrection. Nova Acta Leopold 344(92): 111-116. International Symposium on Threat of Infection. Microbes of High Pathogenic Potential--Strategies for Detection, Control and Eradication (Hacker J, Klenk H-D, eds). Würzburg, Germany, Jul 25-28 2004.(Note: Not indexed in PubMed; not available online.)
  19. 2005. Smith BT, Inglesby TV, Brimmer E, ... Henderson DA, et al. Navigating the storm: Report and recommendations from the Atlantic Storm exercise. Biosecur Bioterror. 2005 3(3): 256-267. OPEN ACCESS

2006 - 2010      TOP

  1. 2006. Hitchcock PJ, Mair M, Inglesby TV, ... Henderson DA, et al. Improving performance of HVAC systems to reduce exposure to aerosolized infectious agents in buildings; Recommendations to reduce risks posed by biological attacks. Biosecur Bioterror 2006 4(1): 41-54. OPEN ACCESS
  2. 2006. Gronvall GK, Waldhorn RE, Henderson DA. The scientific response to a pandemic. PLoS Pathogens 2006 2(2):e9. OPEN ACCESS
  3. 2006. Inglesby TV, Nuzzo JB, O'Toole T, Henderson DA. Disease mitigation measures in the control of pandemic influenza. Biosecur Bioterror 2006 4(4): 366-375.
  4. 2006. Toner E, Waldhorn R, Maldin B, ... Henderson DA, et al. Hospital preparedness for pandemic influenza. Meeting report. Biosecur Bioterror. 2006 4(2): 207-217. OPEN ACCESS
  5. 2006. Nuzzo JB, Henderson DA, O'Toole T, Inglesby TV. Comments from the Center for Biosecurity of UPMC on proposed revisions to federal quarantine rules. Biosecur Bioterror 2006 4(2): 204-206 OPEN ACCESS
  6. 2009. Henderson DA, Courtney B, Inglesby TV, Toner E, Nuzzo JB. Public health and medical responses to the 1957-58 influenza pandemic. Biosecur Bioterror 2009 7(3): 265-273. OPEN ACCESS
  7. 2010. Henderson DA. Universal influenza vaccination: An optimal goal--but how and when? Editorial. Biosecur Bioterror 2010 8(3): 219-21. OPEN ACCESS
  8. 2010. Poland GA, Henderson DA. Thirty years after smallpox: Celebration and sobering thoughts. Vaccine 28(24): 4013-4014.
  9. 2010. Adalja AA, Henderson DA. Original antigenic sin and pandemic (H1N1) 2009. Letter to the editor. Emerg Infect Dis 2010 16(6), 1028-1029. TEXT
  10. 2010. Franco C, Hynes NA, Bouri N, Henderson DA. The dengue threat to the United States. Biosecur Bioterror 2010 8(3): 273-276. OPEN ACCESS

2011 - 2016      TOP

  1. 2011. Henderson DA. Smallpox virus destruction and the implications of a new vaccine. Biosecur Bioterror 2011 9(2): 163-168 OPEN ACCESS
  2. 2011. Henderson DA. The eradication of smallpox—An overview of the past, present, and future. Vaccine 2011 29(Suppl 4):D7-D9.
  3. 2011. Andrus JK, de Quadros CA,Solórzano CC, Periago MR, Henderson DA. Measles and rubella eradication in the Americas. Vaccine 2011 29(Suppl 4):D91-D96.
  4. 2011. Breman JG, de Quadros CA, Dowdle WR, Foege WH, Henderson DA, John TJ, Levine MM. The role of research in viral disease eradication and elimination programs: Lessons for malaria eradication. PLoS Med 2011 8(1): e1000405. OPEN ACCESS
  5. 2012. Henderson DA. On the eradication of smallpox and a public health career. Preface. Public Health Rev 2012 33(1): 19-29.
  6. 2012. Osterholm MT, Henderson DA. Life sciences at a crossroads: Respiratory transmissible H5N1. Science 2012 335(6070): 801-802. OPEN ACCESS
  7. 2012. Inglesby TV, Henderson DA. Special Feature: A decade in biosecurity. Introduction. Biosecur Bioterror 2012 10(1): 5. OPEN ACCESS
  8. 2012. Bouri N, Sell TK, Franco C, Adalja AA, Henderson DA, Hynes NA. Return of epidemic dengue in the United States: Implications for the public health practitioner. Public Health Rep. 2012 127(3): 259-266. Review.
  9. 2012. Inglesby TV, Cicero A, Henderson DA. The risk of engineering a highly transmissible H5N1 virus. Biosecur Bioterror 2012 10(1): 151-152.
  10. 2013. Henderson DA. Smallpox epidemic models and response strategies. Biosecur Bioterror 2013 11(1): 73-74.
  11. 2013. Toner ES, Adalja AA, Nuzzo JB, Inglesby TV, Henderson DA, Burke DS. Assessment of serosurveys for H5N1. Clin Infect Dis 2013 56(9): 1206-1212. OPEN ACCESS
  12. 2014. Henderson DA. John Bartlett and bioterrorism. Clin Infect Dis 2013 59(Suppl 2): S76-S79. OPEN ACCESS
  13. 2014. Adalja AA, Henderson DA. Optimization of interventions in Ebola: Differential contagion. Biosecur Bioterror 2014 12(6): 299-300 OPEN ACCESS
  14. 2014. Henderson DA, Arita I. The smallpox threat: A time to reconsider global policy. Biosecur Bioterror 2014 12(3): 117-121.
  15. 2016. Henderson DA. The development of surveillance systems. Am J Epidemiol 2016 183(5): 381-386. OPEN ACCESS

Misc Publications

Book Reviews | White House and Congressional Testimony | Newspapers and Popular Press | Interviews

Book Reviews

White House and Congressional Testimony

Newspapers and Popular Press

Interviews

Lectures and Addresses

Boldface items are those that Henderson considered to be of significance.

Addresses to SEP Staff | Named Lectures | Other Lectures and Addresses

Addresses to SEP staff

All documents are handwritten.

Date Title Audience Location
1966 Jun 3 Smallpox eradication program Visiting international group, CDC Atlanta GA
1966 Jul Smallpox 1966 EIS Course, CDC Atlanta GA
*1966 Jul Origins of the CDC/USAID smallpox/measles program 1966 EIS Course, CDC Atlanta GA
*1966 Dec Smallpox eradication program Smallpox Seminar [Progress summary] New Delhi, India
1966 Dec Smallpox - Virological problems National Institute of Communicable Diseases New Delhi, India
1967 Spring Smallpox eradication Senior WHO Officers Training Program Geneva, Switzerland
1967 Jul Smallpox eradication EIS Course, CDC Atlanta GA
1967 Sep 5 Smallpox eradication Indian SEP workers New Delhi, India
*1968 Apr 10 Smallpox eradication program. Progress report WHO Regional Smallpox Advisors Meeting Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
*1968 Aug Smallpox eradication program WHO/National Institute for Disease Control (India) course New Delhi, India
1968 Sep Smallpox eradication WHO Regional Smallpox Advisors Meeting Kinshasa, Dem. Rep. Congo
1970 Jul The global smallpox eradication program CDC meeting on global programs Atlanta GA
1971 Feb Smallpox eradication Indian smallpox staff Agra, India
1971 Apr Immunization programs - Principles Indonesian smallpox staff Bandung, Indonesia
1971 Nov Smallpox eradication - Prospects for the future (typed) WHO Director General's Staff Conference Geneva, Switzerland
1974 Aug 14 Smallpox eradication program status Staff and WHO Regional Smallpox Advisors New Delhi, India
1979 Oct 29 Decision that smallpox had been eradicated. Nairobi, Kenya

Named Lectures

Date Title Lecture Sponsor Location
1975 May 1 Smallpox eradication—the final battle. J Clin Pathol 1975 28(11): 843-849 First Jenner Memorial Lecture Bristol Royal Infirmary UK
1977 Sep 30 The saga of smallpox eradication and beyond. Occasional Papers, Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown NY. James Bordley III Lecture Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital Cooperstown NY
1977 Merck Sharpe and Dohme Lecture Canadian Public Health Association Ottawa, Canada
*1979 May 14 International catastrophes and national concerns Julia M. Jones Memorial Lecture American Lung Association and American Thoracic Society Las Vegas NV
1979 Nov 20 Death of a disease V.W. Scully Distinguished Lecture McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1980 Apr 4 Death of a virus Stephens Lecture Oberlin College Oberlin, Ohio
*1980 Oct 16 The eradication of smallpox Harben Lecture The Royal Society London, England
1980 Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene London, UK
1981 Feb 1 Lessons learned from smallpox Rameshwar Sharma Oration School of Medicine Jaipur, India
1982 Apr 23 The deliberate extinction of a species. Proc Am Philos Soc 126(6): 461-471. American Philosophical Society
*1985 Oct 29 Lessons from the smallpox program 2nd P.D. Agarwal Memorial Oration Calcutta, India
1987 Agaard Lecture University of Washington Seattle WA
1987 Joseph Mountain Lecture Centers for Disease Control Atlanta GA
1987 Theodore Bloomfield Lecture* Case Western Reserve University Cleveland OH
1988 The Japan Prize Lecture Tokyo, Japan
1989 Phyllis Lewander Memorial Lecture Children’s Hospital National Medical Center Washington DC
1989 Jan 10 The worldwide eradication of smallpox. Houston Medicine 5: 102-114 John P. McGovern Lecture History of Medicine Society, Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX
*1990 Apr Community health: A new look Kathryn Boucot Sturgis Lecture American College of Preventive Medicine Washington DC
*1990 Nov Eradication: Pitfalls and promises Thomas Francis Memorial Lecture Univ of Michigan Ann Arbor MI
*1991 Oct 5 Academic health centers and the health of the nation John R. Hogness Lecture Assoc of Academic Health Centers Napa CA
*1992 Nov 19 New challenges for tropical medicine. Revised and publ in: Am J Trop Med Hyg 1993 49(2):153-157 Charles Franklin Craig Lecture American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Seattle WA
1992 Sigma XI Lecture University of Missouri Columbia MO
1993 Distinguished Lecturer in International Health U. of North Carolina
*1994 Oct 6 Eradication of poliomyelitis. Revised and publ in: Vaccines 95. Cold Spring Harbor NY, Cold Spring Harbor Press, 1995:413-422 First Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Foundation Cold Spring Harbor NY
*1994 Nov 28 Vaccination policies and practices. Revised and publ in: Aust J Public Health 1995 19(6):634-638 Fenner Oration 6th Frank and Bobbie Fenner Conference in Medical Research, Australian Academy of Sciences Canberra, Australia
1998 Feb26 The challenge of eradication: Lessons from past eradication campaigns. Revised and publ in: Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1998 2(9 Suppl 1), S4-S8 Pittsfield Lecture North American Regional Meeting, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Vancouver, Canada
*1998 Mar 6 Emerging problems in infectious diseases (annotated) 19th Annual Reynolds Historical Lecture Univ of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL
*1998 Apr 28 The siren song of eradication. Revised and publ in: J R Coll Physicians Lond 1998 32(6): 580-584 Lilly Lecture Royal College of Physicians (London) London, England
1998 Oct 23 Bioterrorism Griswold Lecture Hartford Hospital Hartford CT
1998 May 21 Bioterrorism Louis Weinstein Lecture Tufts-New England Medical Center Boston MA
1999 Oct 8 Bioterrorism Amberg-Helmholz Lecture Mayo Clinic Rochester MN
1999 Sep 30 Bioterrorism George Eastman Memorial Lecture University of Rochester Rochester NY
1999 Takeru Higuchi Lecture University of Kansas Lawrence KS
1999 Apr 5 Smallpox as a bioterrorist weapon Frank Calderone Prize and Lecture 75th anniversary, Columbia Univ School of Public Health New York NY
*1999 Apr The eradication of poliomyelitis (with Dr Ciro de Quadros, PAHO) Albert B. Sabin Lecture Washington DC
2000 Apr 27 Rudin Lecture Columbia University School of Medicine New York NY
2000 Apr 5 Bioterrorism James Steele Lecture U. of Texas School of Public Health
2000 Sigma Xi Lecture Queens College Flushing NY
2000 May 18 Bioterrorism Mel Reich Lecture George Washington University Washington DC
2000 Jun 23 Bioterrorism Stephen and Henry Krop Lecture Georgetown University Washington DC
2001 Mar 13 The looming threat of bioterrorism P.D. Agarwal Memorial Lecture Jaipur, India
2001 Mar 29 Smallpox: Death and resurrection of a virus Sylvia and Herbert Berger Award and Lecture New York Academy of Medicine New York NY
2002 Mar 18 Bioterrorism Theodore Woodward Lecture US Navy Occupational Health and Preventive Medicine Program Norfolk VA
2002 Mar 25 Bioterrorism John R. Hogness Lecture Assoc of Academic Health Centers Washington DC
2002 Oct 26 Virus disease eradication: Lessons still not learned Joseph Smadel Medal and Lecture Infectious Diseases Society of America Chicago IL
*2003 Jun 10 Voyages for the 21st century Gaylord Anderson lecture and honorary degree Univ of Minnesota School of Public Health Minneapolis MN
2003 Feb 27 Smallpox vaccine strategy: Lessons from history John Latta Lecture Univ of Nebraska Omaha NE
2003 Mar 3 A dark side to 21st century biology Ives Townsend Lecture Univ of South Carolina Columbia SC
2003 Dec 3 Smallpox: From historical curiosity to biological weapons threat John Siegel Distinguished Lecture New Jersey School of Medicine Newark NJ
2003 Dec 11 The smallpox saga: Still unwritten chapters Governor Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Univ of Arkansas College of Pharmacy Little Rock AR
2004 Jun 28 Plagues for the 21st century: A communications challenge Joseph Leiter Lecture National Library of Medicine; Medical Library Association Bethesda MD
2004 Oct 21 Smallpox: Death and resurrection Gairdner Foundation Scientific Lecture Gairdner Foundation Scientific Forum Toronto, Canada
2006 Great Decisions Lecture University of North Carolina at Wilmington
*2006 Mar 23 New infectious challenges for the 21st century Malcolm Adcock Lecture Univ of Cincinnati Cincinnati OH
2007 Anna Baetjer Lecture Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
2007 Abram Benenson Lecture U. of California, San Diego School of Public Health
2007 The Pumphandle Lecture London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
2008 John C. Cutler Memorial Lecture U. of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2009 B.H. Kean Lecture Cornell U. School of Medicine
2011 Hertog Global Strategy Initiative Lecture Columbia University
*2012 Nov 14 Smallpox: Death of a Disease. Miracle and legacy 7th Unither Baruch Blumberg Lecture Univ of Oxford Oxford, England
*2013 Apr 22 Pivotal strategies in smallpox eradication Clements-Mann Lecture National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Baltimore MD
2015 Smallpox: Death of a disease—Its eradication and legacy Ministry of Public Health Thailand
2015 The threat of a virus Siraraj Faculty of Medicine Bangkok, Thailand
2015 Prince Mahidol Award keynote address. Bangkok, Thailand

 

* Theodore Bloomfield, an orchestra conductor and fellow Clevelander, was a neighbor of the Hendersons in Geneva.

Unpublished Lectures and Addresses

Date Title Lecture Sponsor Location
*1961 Jul  Clam hepatitis Symposium FDA Washington DC
*1969 Apr 14 Smallpox eradication (publication draft; never published) American Epidemiological Society Ann Arbor MI
*1970 Sep Airborne transmission of smallpox. A recent outbreak in Germany (annotated draft) US-Scottish Conference on Infectious Disease, 14-18 Sep International Epidemiological Association [?] Edinburgh, Scotland
*1977 Nov 24 The saga of smallpox eradication: An end and a beginning Joint Meeting on Infectious Diseases, 24 Nov 1977 Canadian Development Agency, Canadian Dept of Health Ottawa, Canada
*1978 May 11 Health care, 1984 Keynote Address Maryland Public Health Association Baltimore MD
*1978 Jun 3 Commencement address Univ of Southern California School of Medicine Los Angeles CA
*1979 Mar 22 Smallpox eradication Annual Dinner Meeting, Dept of Pediatrics JHU School of Medicine Baltimore MD
*1979 Apr 17 Mobilization of health manpower to meet health needs: Lessons learned from the smallpox eradication program. Revised and publ in: Human Resources for Primary Health Care in the Middle East. American Univ of Beirut 1980: 140-150. Conference on Human Resources for Technology Transfer in Primary Health Care, Apr 1979 American Univ of Beirut Beirut, Lebanon
*1979 Dec 11 Prevention and public health Distinguished Service Award. 50th Anniversary Symposium Blue Cross/Blue Shield Chicago IL
*1980 Oct 7 Smallpox eradication: A lesson for preventive health care American Academy of Family Physicians New Orleans LA
*1980 Oct 26 Expanding horizons on a diminishing planet. Revised and publ in: Pediatrics 1981 67(5 pt 2):770-774 50th Anniversary American Academy of Pediatrics Detroit MI
*1981 Jan 8 The education of local medical officers Canadian health officials Ottawa, Canada
*1981 Oct 14 Eradication of smallpox Award of John Scott medal to Dr. Benjamin Rubin Philadelphia College of Physicians Philadelphia PA
*1982 Oct 13 Lessons learned from the smallpox experience Bicentennial Speaker Harvard School of Medicine Cambridge MA
*1982 Nov 9 Reflections on the relevance of graduate medical education in the US to developing countries Assoc of American Medical Colleges Washington DC
*1983 Oct 27 Lessons learned from the smallpox experience International Award of Merit Gairdner Foundation Toronto, Canada
*1984 Mar 13-15 Childhood immunization as an impetus to primary health care. Bellagio I. Protecting the World's Children: Vaccines and Immunization: March 13-15, 1984. Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio, Italy
*1984 Oct 29 Roles of the Schools of Public Health in the new age of vaccines Grantmakers in Health New York NY
*1985 May 14 Announcement of regional polio eradication. Includes PAHO announcement by Dr Carlyle Macedo, Director Launch of PAHO's campaign to eradicate polio in the Americas by 1990 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Washington DC
*1985 Oct 24 Challenge and change in our health systems Convention Orator, National Convention on the Management of Health Systems Indian Institute of Health Management Research Jaipur, India
*1986 Jul 23 A revolution: Begun but not realized Keynote Speaker 18th International Pediatric Congress Honolulu HI
*1988 Nov A report on polio eradication and the Expanded Program on Immunization Staff Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) Washington DC
*1988 Dec International health: Beginning of a revolution Lecture Series on High Technology Montgomery County Center, JHU School of Public Health Rockville MD
*1989 Feb 3 The second public health revolution Medical College of Jaipur Jaipur, India
*1989 Mar The School of Hygiene: Thoughts about the future. A personal view Faculty retreat JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*1989 Apr Remarks on polio eradication and discussion Programs Committee Rotary International Foundation Phoenix AZ
*1989 May 3 Surveillance systems and intergovernmental cooperation Conference on Emerging Viruses Sponsor/organizer unknown Washington DC
*1989 Oct The child survival revolution Alumni lecture Univ of Rochester School of Medicine Rochester NY
*1990 Apr Child survival revolution Keynote address, World Health Week Vanderbilt Univ School of Medicine Nashville TN
*1990 May 16 Draft script for Dean Henderson's final Convocation Convocation exercises JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*1990 Aug International health in development: Reflections on leaving the Research Advisory Committee US Agency for International Development (USAID) Research Advisory Committee Washington DC
*1990 Oct 29 Viruses: The next plague Engineering Colloquium National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Washington DC
*1990 Oct Polio eradication: Reflections Colloquium State Univ of New York Downstate Medical Center Stony Brook NY
*1990 Oct Can viral infections be eradicated? Centennial Symposium Univ of Helsinki Helsinki, Finland
*1991 Feb 25 Emerging microbial threats Committee on Microbial Threats to Health Institute of Medicine Washington DC
*1991 May 31 Strategies for the 21st century: Control or eradication Centennial Symposium on Tropical Medicine Univ of Texas Medical Branch Galveston TX
*1992 Feb 19 Preventive child health in the coming decades Plenary Address Child Health 2000 Conference Vancouver, Canada
*1992 Dec 1 Immunization and surveillance programs (handwritten outline) JHU Joint International Consultation on Cost-Effective Interventions for Health World Bank Review Baltimore MD
*1995 Jun 1 Global immunization: Victories and challenges Plenary Address 2nd Child Health 2000 Conference, 30 May-3 Jun 1995 Vancouver, Canada
*1995 Jul 9 The veterinarian and human disease Symposium National Academies of Practice Pittsburgh PA
*1995 Oct 16 Surveillance for emerging pathogens Symposium on Emerging Pathogens Institute of Medicine Washington DC
*1995 Oct 20 Pioneers, mavericks and missionaries 25th anniversary, Dept of Population Dynamics JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*1995 Oct 29 Vaccine and world health in the next century Frontiers of Science Univ of Florida Gainesville FL
*1996 Jan 8 Importance of infectious diseases in history Finnish Medical Assoc Helsinki, Finland
*1996 Jan 9 Perspectives on vaccination Finnish Medical Assoc Helsinki, Finland
*1996 Feb 23 New and emerging infections Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins Univ Howard County MD
*1996 May 6 The miracle of vaccination. Revised and publ in: Notes Rec R Soc Lond 1997 51(2), 235-245 The Royal Society (London) London, England
*1996 May 17 A new era for immunization Jung Foundation lecture Jung Foundation for Science and Research Hamburg, Germany
*1996 Jun 21 Molecular medicine: Solutions 50th anniversary symposium Johns Hopkins-Guys’ Hospital Exchange London, England
*1996 Jun 27 Disease eradication and control EuroConference Paris, France
*1997 Feb 26 Polio vaccine policies and eradication (handwritten outline with handouts) Student lecture JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*1997 Sep 13 Biological terrorism: Who's concerned? Plenary address Infectious Diseases Society of America San Francisco CA
*1997 Oct 19 Emerging problems in infectious diseases Conference ABMAC (American Bureau for Medical Advancement in China) Taipei, Taiwan
*1997 Dec 4 Biological terrorism: Epidemiological realities Conference on Urban Bioterrorism Baltimore MD
*1998 Jan 8 Biological terrorism Joint seminar JHU School of Public Health and JHU School of Medicine Baltimore MD
*1998 Mar 10 Biological terrorism Conference on New and Emerging Infections CDC Atlanta GA
*1998 May 15 Smallpox and vaccination in the Civil War Civil War Medicine Symposium Lynchburg VA
*1998 May 20 Biological terrorism President's Forum American Society for Microbiology Atlanta GA
*1999 Feb 16 Opening addresses and scenarios (drafts) National Symposium on Medical and Public Health Response to Bioterrorism Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies; Dept of Health and Human Services; Infectious Diseases of America; American Society for Microbiology; and others Crystal City VA
*1999 Jul 20 Destruction of the smallpox virus (handwritten outline and annotated slides) Symposium Univ of Florida Gainesville FL
*1999 Jul 26 Bioterrorism: Milestones Student lecture JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*1999 Aug 8 An impending World Cup: Man vs virus Keynote address International Congress on Virology Sydney, Australia
*2001 Feb 20 Factors favoring the emergence and spread of new microbial agents (slides) Pew Fellows in International Journalism JHU School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Washington DC
*2002 Feb 28 Smallpox strategy and planning for vaccine reserves Student lecture JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*2002 Oct 5 The threat and promise of a new biological world Dedication of Oberlin Science Center Oberlin College Oberlin OH
*2002 Oct 22 A policy dilemma: Smallpox vaccine Policy Fellows Brookings Institution Washington DC
*2002 Oct 24 Bioterrorism one year later: The threat and the opportunity for collaboration International Symposium on Health Care Policy The Commonwealth Fund, International Program in Health Policy and Practice Washington DC
*2003 Jan 28 Dreams and realities in disease eradication Fogarty Lecture Fogarty International Center,National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bethesda MD
*2003 Mar 26 Reflections on a career in public health Preventive Medicine/Public Health Ground Rounds JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*2003 Apr 22 Smallpox vaccination policy. Incl article: Sepkowitz KA, How contagious is vaccinia? N Engl J Med 2003; 348:439-446. Student lecture JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*2003 Sep 26 Ethics and bioterror vaccines World Vaccine Congress Lyon, France
*2003 Sep 26 Bioterrorism: the new challenges World Vaccine Congress Lyon, France
*2004 Apr 7 Smallpox: The death and resurrection of a virus Graduate students in epidemiology Yale Univ New Haven CT
*2004 Apr 25 Voyages for the 21st century Convocation Univ of Pittsburgh School of Public Health Pittsburgh PA
*2005 Jun 25 The challenge of infectious diseases in the 21st century Inaugural Lecture World Congress on Nephrology Singapore
*2005 Dec 14 Surveillance: The problem of disease detection Seminar: Preparing for Emerging Infectious Diseases Boston University; National Science Foundation Boston MA
*2006 Mar 6 Regulatory, legal, and ethical challenges in drug and vaccine approval Forum on Emerging Infections Institute of Medicine Washington DC
*2006 Apr 26 The future of public health Warrenton Conference MPAC PME/DTA Medical and Psychological Conference Warrenton VA
*2006 May 23 The public's trust and help in an epidemic Seminar on Involvement of the Public Sector Univ of Pittsburgh Center for Biosecurity Washington DC
*2006 Jul 11 Polio eradication 2006: A faded dream Visiting Professor; Seminar Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Rochester MN
*2006 Jul 17 Smallpox: The threat, the response, and new vaccines Visiting Professor; Grand Rounds Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Rochester MN
*2006 Sep 19 The smallpox eradication campaign Ethical and Legal Considerations in Mitigating Diseases Institute of Medicine Washington DC
*2012 Nov 2 Factors critical to smallpox eradication Graduate seminar JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
2012 Nov 1 Footnote to history: A view of the program Graduate seminar JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*2013 May 20 Adventures into the unknown Commencement Address Univ of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh PA
*2013 Oct 4 A new era in public health: My years as Dean (intro by Dean M Klag) Portrait Dedication JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*2014 Apr 13 John Bartlett and bioterrorism John Bartlett Symposium and Festschrift Baltimore MD
*2014 Jul 1 Infectious diseases: From complacency to concern to fear. A timeline Staff education Univ of Pittsburgh Center for Health Security Baltimore MD
*2014 Nov 18 A last salute to one of the greatest—Ciro de Quadros A Celebration of Dr. Ciro de Quadros Sabin Vaccine Institute Washington DC
*2015 Jan 29 Keynote address Prince Mahidol Award Bangkok, Thailand
*2015 Apr 14 Acceptance speech Charles Mérieux Medal National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Washington DC
*2015 May 22 A changing world: Smallpox, Ebola, measles—What's next? 50th Anniversary Alumni Address Oberlin College Oberlin OH
*2015 Jun 17 New threats for the 21st century: Ebola, measles, Chikungunya and more Annual issues Discussion Luncheon National Institute of Social Sciences New York NY
*2015 Jun 18 Science and politics of smallpox eradication Student lecture JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD
*2016 May 10 A Dean discusses bioethics in his work Three Deans Forum on Bioethics JHU School of Public Health Baltimore MD

Awards and Recognition: United States | International | Honorary Degrees | Commencement Addresses

Awards and Recognition (United States)

Year Sponsor Award
2002 Office of the President Presidential Medal of Freedom
1986 Office of the President National Medal of Science
1978 National Academy of Sciences Public Welfare Medal
 
2015 National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Dr. Charles Mérieux Award for Achievement in Vaccinology and Immunology
2011 National Institute of Social Sciences Gold Medal
2010 Weills Cornell Medicine, Cornell University B.H. Keane Medal
2008 State University of New York (Downstate) Ailanthus Award
2007 University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health International Hero Award
2006 Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Visiting Professor
2006 Midwestern Research Institute Trustee Citation
2005 University of Rochester School of Medicine Hutchison Medal for Distinguished Public Service
2004 American Council on Science and Health Award for Distinguished Achievement
2003 National Institutes of Health Alumni Association Public Service Award
2003 University of Rochester School of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award
2003 Brown University, Center for Biodefense September Eleventh Award
2003 American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) The 50 Most Innovative Americans over 50
2002 Infectious Diseases Society of America Joseph Smadel Medal
2002 University of Rochester School of Medicine Arthur Kornberg Research Award
2002 The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine Dean's Medal Special Recognition Award
2002 Clan Henderson Society Order of the Chief
2001 New York Academy of Medicine Sylvia and Herbert Berger Award
2000 The Annapolis Center for Science-Based Public Policy Science Award
 
1999 Columbia University, School of Public Health Frank Calderone Prize
1999 University of Kansas Takeru Higuchi Memorial Award
1998 The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine Visiting Professor
1996 Infectious Diseases Society of America Society Citation
1995 New York Academy of Medicine John Stearns Award
1994 Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Foundation Sabin Gold Medal
1993 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Walter Reed Medal
1993 Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow
1993 City of Durham, North Carolina City of Medicine Award
1992 American College of Preventive Medicine Special Recognition Award
1992 Ronald McDonald Children’s Charities Award of Excellence
1992 U.S. Public Health Service Surgeon General’s Medallion
1992 The Johns Hopkins University Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service
1992 The Johns Hopkins University, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing Founder’s Award
1991 American College of Epidemiology Abraham Lilienfeld Award
1990 Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges Hall of Fame
1990 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Medal
 
1986 Charles A. Dana Foundation Award for Pioneering Achievements in Health
1986 U.S. General Accounting Office Comptroller General’s Special Recognition
1985 North Carolina Educational, Historical, and Scientific Foundation Albert Schweitzer International Prize for Medicine
1984 Michigan State University Walter F. Patenge Medal of Public Service
1982 The Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Alumnus Award
1980 Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society Outstanding Alumnus Award
 
1979 Blue Cross-Blue Shield 50th Anniversary Distinguished Service Award
1979 U.S. Association for the United Nations Joseph C. Wilson Award for Achievement and Promise in International Affairs
1978 American College of Physicians James D. Bruce Memorial Award
1976 U.S. Public Health Service Distinguished Service Medal
1975 American Public Health Association Rosenhaus International Award
 
1966 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Sustained Superior Performance Award
1964 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Superior Service Award
1963 U.S. Public Health Service Commendation Medal

Awards and Recognition (International)

Year Sponsor Award
2015 Kingdom of Thailand Prince Mahidol Award for Public Health
2013 Republic of China Order of Brilliant Star with Grand Cordon
2007 Kingdom of Thailand Knight Grand Cross of the Most Admirable Order of Direkgunabhorn
2004 Government of Italy, Ministero della Salute Silver Medal
2004 Government of Lebanon, Ministry of Public Health Certificate of Appreciation
2004 European Council on Travel Medicine Ulysses of the III Millennium Award
2002 Pan-American Health Organization Hero of Public Health Award
2000 Government of Brazil Oswaldo Cruz Commemorative Centenary Medal
 
1999 International Union of Microbiological Societies, Australian Society for Microbiology Certificate of Merit
1999 Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and D.V. Ivanovsky Institute of Virology 100 Years of Virology Medal
1996 Royal Society of Medicine Edward Jenner Medal
1995 Government of Brazil Oswaldo Cruz Gold Medal of Merit
1995 Royal Society of Medicine Burroughs Wellcome Visiting Professor
1990 World Health Organization Health for All Medal
1990 Pan-American Health Organization Special Commendation Award
 
1988 Republic of China Health Medal of the First Grade
1988 Government of Japan Japan Prize
1988 Government of Uruguay Medal of Abnegation
1988 Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Honorary Professor
1987 Seventh World Congress of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Commemorative Award
1986 Royal Society of Medicine Richard T. Hewitt Award for Achievement in the Improvement of Human Health
1983 Gairdner Foundation International Award of Merit
 
1979 Government of Ethiopia Medal for Contributions to Health
1976 Government of Afghanistan Roghtya Neshan (Health Medal)
1976 Jung Foundation for Science and Research Ernst Jung-Preis für Medizin
1976 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and
Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
George McDonald Medal
1975 Government of India, Minister of Health and Family Planning Special Award
1975 Indian Society for Malaria and Other Communicable Diseases Special Award

Honorary Degrees

Degree University Year
MD Université de Genève 1980
 
LLD Marietta College 1978
LLD University of Minnesota 2003
 
LHD State University of New York 1984
LHD Towson State University 1994
LHD The Johns Hopkins University 1994
 
ScD University of Rochester 1977
ScD Oberlin College 1978
ScD University of Illinois 1979
ScD University of Maryland 1980
ScD Yale University 1986
ScD Albany Medical College 1986
ScD Lafayette College 1991
ScD University of Missouri 1992
ScD University of South Carolina 2004
ScD New Jersey University of Medicine and Dentistry 2004
ScD Clarkson University 2006

Commencement Addresses

*1977 Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health — Henderson's first Convocation as Dean of the School

*1978 University of Southern California School of Medicine

*1980 Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health — Dean's address to Convocation

1984 University of California (San Diego) School of Medicine

1984 Michigan State Univ College of Osteopathic Medicine

1988 San Diego State University School of Public Health

*1990 Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health — Henderson's final Convocation as Dean of the School

1993 Univ of Missouri School of Medicine

1994 University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health

1994 Towson University

1998 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

2002 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2002 University of Rochester School of Medicine

2002 University of Minnesota

2003 University of Minnesota School of Public Health

*2004 University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health

2004 New Jersey Univ of Medicine and Dentistry

2005 University of Rochester

2008 State U. of New York, Downstate School of Medicine

*2013 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine