Tara Kirk Sell

Tara Kirk Sell

Tara Kirk Sell is a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Sell’s work focuses on improving public health policy and practice in order to reduce the health impacts of disasters and terrorism. Her work includes a focus on risk communication and health-related misinformation and disinformation.

Articles by Tara Kirk Sell
A transmission electron microscopic image of a tissue section containing variola virus particles, the pathogen responsible for causing smallpox in humans
Opinion: Destroy All Samples of the Smallpox Virus
Gigi Gronvall, Tara Kirk Sell | Jun 1, 2022
With a global alarm ringing because of an unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox, we should also consider a different but closely related viral threat.