GHIPPGlobal Health Innovation Policy Program

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Golobal Health Innnovation

Global Health Innovation Policy Program

Facing COVID-19 crisis, we are here to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. In particular it is important to address healthcare resources and policies to prepare against health emergency crisis, through building a resilient global community.
GHIPP is organizing Global Dialogue on Health Security for strengthening global partnership through sharing knowledge and lessons learned and creating a new regional community for health resilience. Having a series of online speakers' sessions, the project focuses on building collaborative Asia-US-Japan platform for knowledge & experience sharing, and discusses how to best prepare and lead dealing with future health crises.

13th Special Dialogue

COVID-19 and Beyond: US-China Geostrategic Competition on Health and Environment Issues

  • Speaker: Dr. Paul Linehan, CEO, Secure Knowledge Consulting, LLC
    Opening Remarks: Dr. Narushige Michishita, Vice President (GRIPS)
    Commentator: Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Professor Emertus(GHIPP)

    Facilitator: Dr. Hiromi Murakami, Visiting Scholar (GHIPP)

    This is a joint dialogue with crisis management project where fund is provided by the United States of Government.

  • Date:October 22, 2021 09:00 - 10:00 AM JST(JST)

Dr. Linehan is a security consultant specializing in global security affairs, government affairs, and international security programs associated with defense and military capability, future technology advantage, emerging threats, strategic competition, and strategic risk analysis and mitigation. Concurrently, he is an adjunct lecturer at the U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Institute; Boston College; and Keio University. He is a senior fellow at the China and Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Division, Center of Naval Analyses. Dr. Linehan’s 37 years of professional experience and federal government service have been devoted to managing a range of Indo-Pacific business, defense, intelligence and national security affairs. In his final assignment in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, he served as the Director, Indo-Pacific for the National Disclosure Policy Committee and U.S. Designated Security Authority as U.S. Government lead expert for international security agreements, security certification of defense programs, industrial security, and national disclosure policy for the Indo-Pacific region. Dr. Linehan’s experience includes senior executive service, leadership, and management with notable responsibilities in intelligence, defense and strategic trade, technology transfer, and export policy for national security and defense issues. He has also served as the deputy to the senior defense intelligence advisor to the Secretary of Defense. Prior to government service, Dr. Linehan had private sector experience in Tokyo, Japan at a multinational corporation and as adjunct faculty at Oberlin University. He has lived abroad for 13 years in Asia and Europe. Dr. Linehan was a U.S. congressional fellow to the Government of Japan in the Ambassador Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program and as a leadership exchange fellow to the People’s Republic of China in partnership with Tsinghua and Johns Hopkins Universities. He is a graduate of Boston College; completed post-graduate studies at Waseda University, Tokyo; and holds master’s degrees in international affairs and China studies from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and in national security studies from the National War College, National Defense University. He received his doctorate from Georgetown University. Dr. Linehan is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute, the Senior Executives in National and International Security program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a recipient of the Secretary of Defense Exceptional Civilian Service Award, and author of the book, “The Culture of Leadership in Contemporary China – Conflict, Values, and Perspectives for a New Generation”.