Articles & Resources
Outside CHHS, our staffers are often recognized for their higher level thinking through publications ranging in fields from emergency management planning, to interoperability, to cybersecurity, and counterterrorism. We’ve also collected resources from outside entities, of which we believe professionals should be taking note.
January 17, 2018
CHHS Senior Law & Policy Analyst Clark J. Lee co-wrote an article entitled “Motivational Factors Associated with Drowsy Driving Behavior: A Qualitative Investigation of College Students” that appears in the Feb. 2018 of Sleep Health. It is available online here.
Washington Post: Extreme hurricanes and wildfires made 2017 the most costly U.S. disaster year on record
January 9, 2018
The Washington Post writes about how extreme weather events led to the most costly disaster year on record. Scientists worry that the trend will continue as a result of global climate change.
November 21, 2017
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark J. Lee has written a new article on the law-based case for later school start times. Check it out: http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S2352721817301924
CHHS experts publish in Disaster and Military Medicine on Ebola Virus Disease: International Perspective
October 3, 2016
CHHS Senior Policy Law and Policy Analysts Preeti Emrick, J.D. and Christine Gentry, J.D., with help from CHHS Research Assistant Lauren Morowit, published an article in Disaster and Military Medicine which examined public health measures, including health surveillance and decedent disposition, and their effects on isolation and quarantine practices in six countries ...
June 29, 2016
From The Baltimore Sun: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/harford/belair/ph-ag-ems-study-0629-20160629-story.html CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Chris Webster, J.D. and Academic Program Manager Mike Vesely, J.D. are leading the initiative over the coming months. After the initial phase, there may be continuation of the project.
MWCOG and InfraGardNCR Key to Government Engagement with Private Sector Critical Infrastructure Stakeholders
March 22, 2016
CHHS Senior Policy Analyst Christopher Ryan, working with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, had the article “MWCOG and InfraGardNCR Key to Government Engagement with Private Sector Critical Infrastructure Stakeholders” published by George Mason University’s CIP Report on March 22, 2016. Ryan discussed the challenges involved in developing a strategic homeland security plan for ...
February 29, 2016
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee had his legal commentary piece “Sleep: a human rights issue” published in the March 2016 edition of Sleep Health, a journal of the National Sleep Foundation. Read the full article here.
January 21, 2016
CHHS Senior Policy Analyst Birch Barron, working with the medical director’s office at the Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services and as an emergency management specialist with the Howard County Office of Emergency Management, examined the benefits of basic bleeding control performed by bystanders during active shooter incidents for an article recently ...
October 14, 2015
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Ellen Cornelius had the article “The Continuing Battle Over Privacy vs. Security” published by the Domestic Preparednesss Journal as part of their in-depth look at Cyber and IT in October 2015.
October 13, 2015
The Fall 2015 edition of the United States Cybersecurity Magazine includes an article by CHHS Cybersecurity Program Manager Markus Rauschecker on the importance of expanding cyber education beyond technical abilities. Read the full article here.
April 3, 2015
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee presented his public health research on drowsy driving in university students at an April 8, 2015 Graduate Research Interaction Day in College Park, Maryland, where he received first prize in the “Risk, Prevention, and Health Behavior” category. He will also present at the ...
Building Trust and Breaking Down the Wall: The Use of Restorative Justice to Repair Police-Community Relationships
March 6, 2015
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law student and CHHS Research Assistant Laura Merkey earned first place in a writing competition hosted by the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution (CSDR) and Missouri Law Review at the University of Missouri School of Law for her paper “Building Trust ...
February 20, 2015
As a University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law student and former CHHS Research Assistant, Andrew Geltman has focused on public health issues during his academic endeavors. Published in the 2015 Journal of Health Care Law and Policy his article “Defusing the Bug Bomb: Legal Strategies to Combat Antibiotic Resistant Infections” explores legal strategies ...
October 15, 2014
As part of an editorial series by Domestic Prepareness Journal highlighting the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management, with whom the Center has worked with for nearly ten years on projects ranging from grants management to exercise development and training, CHHS Senior Policy Analyst Vernon Herron, Exercise and Training Program Manager Laura ...
October 6, 2014
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Ellen Cornelius penned an article for the Fall 2014 edition of the United States Cybersecurity Magazine. Cornelius explored the “ever-deeping threat Chinese hackers pose” and their recent targeting of federal employee databases. Read the article in Volume 2, Number 5, pages 9-12, here.
September 14, 2014
CHHS Senior Law & Policy Analyst Clark J. Lee, JD defended his Master of Public Health thesis (Intention and Willingness to Drive While Drowsy in a Population of University Students in Maryland: An Application of an Extended Theory of Planned Behavior Model) on September 18, 2014 at the University of ...
July 21, 2014
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Markus Rauschecker was published in the Summer 2014 edition of United States Cybersecurity Magazine. Rauschecker’s article “Thinking Ahead – Implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework to Protect from Potential Legal Liability” explored Obama’s Executive Order 13636 – Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity and the attempt to get private sector ...
Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee Co-Authors Report on Adolescent Circadian Rhythms and School Start Times
May 6, 2014
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee co-authored a policy brief advocating for later school start times for adolescents based on their natural sleep cycle with Dr. Paul Kelley from the University of Oxford. This brief is available for viewing on the Education Commission of the States website here or ...
February 12, 2014
Letter to the MD State Board of Elections Re: Security of Online Ballot - February 12, 2014
October 31, 2013
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. Gilmore details a recent ...