2016 Faculty

Sean G. Kaufman, MPH, CHES, CPH, CIC, MBTI Certified Provider

CEO and Founding Partner
Behavioral-Based Improvement Solutions

For over 20 years, Sean has dedicated his life to the study of behavior and motivating behavior change among individuals infected or affected by infectious diseases. He has served the general public through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory University and the World Health Organization responding to outbreaks including HIV, SARS, Monkey Pox, Anthrax, and H1N1. Most recently, Sean served with Samaritan’s Purse, Hospitals for Humanity and the Department of State in West Africa during the 2014 Ebola Outbreak. Prior to working in West Africa, he trained and worked beside the doctors and nurses in the isolation unit caring for Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Wriebol at Emory University. As an expert witness in 2014, Sean provided Congressional Testimony at the House of Representatives: Energy and Commerce Committee on the CDC Anthrax Laboratory Incident. He has provided behavioral-based biosafety training to thousands of scientists around the world who are working in or supporting high-containment laboratories (BSL3/BSL4). Today, Sean continues to address many issues of workforce safety and enhancing safety culture by examining workforce perceptions, behaviors, and expectations of leadership.