Dorcas R. Gilmore, a University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law graduate, has put her legal education and training to use while working in disaster recovery like many CHHS staffers. Through the American Bar Association’s Forum on Affordable Housing & Community Development Law, Ms.
CHHS Public Health Program Manager Earl Stoddard, Senior Law & Policy Analyst Clark Lee and Patrick Rose authored Enhancing Communication Between Scientists, Government Officials, and the Lay Public: Advancing Science and Protecting the Public's Welfare through Better Multi-Stakeholder Interfacing in the Special Symposium Edition, Innovations in Public Health Law: Exploring
Public Health Program Manager Earl Stoddard III and Senior Policy Analyst Tom Cotter published Early Detection of Zoonotic Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Domestic Preparedness Journal on June 19, 2013. They discuss the increasing need for collaboration between public health entities and animal-surveillance operations to combat global pandemics.
Michael Beland, CHHS Visiting Fellow, had the article Cybersecurity Incentives – What Do We Have, What Do We Need? published in Security Debrief on June 11, 2013. His article explored the implications of the Obama Administration moving from mandatory cybersecurity standards to incentives to encourage adoption of a general standard.
Law & Policy Analyst Avery Blank wrote an article for Law Practice Today. The article outlines the complex issues in cyber security where there is a continual fight to balance protecting personal information with the open and accessible format of the internet. Even with the government's attempts at protecting citizen's information ultimately the responsibility falls to the user.
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee has contributed an article about the PETS Act to the Journal of Animal Law & Ethics.
The Act encourages state and local jurisdictions to take into account the needs of individuals with household pets and service animals in their preparedness activities for major disasters and emergencies.
This collection of published articles, research, and analysis by CHHS staff covers a myriad of issues and topics relevant to the work of emergency managers, first responders, and public health professionals across the country.