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.

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  • 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 ...

  • CHHS Retained by Harford County for Emergency Medical Services System Study

    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 ...

  • Sleep: a human rights issue

    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.

  • Bleeding Control – The Next Step in Active Shooter Guidance

    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 ...

  • The Continuing Battle Over Privacy vs. Security

    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.

  • Why Education in the Law and Policy of Cybersecurity is a Must

    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.

  • Lee Presents Sleep Study Research At National Conference

    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 ...

  • Defusing the Bug Bomb: Legal Strategies to Combat Antibiotic Resistant Infections

    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 ...

  • A Local Partnership Spanning Ten Years

    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 ...

  • Chinese Hackers and Their New Target – Federal Employees

    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.

  • CHHS Senior Law & Policy Analyst Clark Lee Defends his Thesis on Drowsy Driving

    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 ...

  • Private Sector Implementation of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework Encouraged

    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 ...

  • Letter to the MD State Board of Elections Re: Security of Online Ballot – February 12, 2014

    February 12, 2014

    Letter to the MD State Board of Elections Re: Security of Online Ballot - February 12, 2014

  • American Bar Association Publication Brings Unique Perspective to Recovery Post-Disaster

    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 ...

  • Enhancing Communication Between Scientists, Government Officials, and the Lay Public

    August 20, 2013

    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 ...

  • Early Detection of Zoonotic Emerging Infectious Diseases

    July 3, 2013

    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. Read the article ...

  • CHHS Visiting Fellow Michael Beland Analyzes Incentivized Cybersecurity Standards for Security Debrief

    July 3, 2013

    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. Read ...

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