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CHHS Begins Works with Prince George’s County Health Department

July 21, 2014

The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS), a non-profit consulting and academic group, has been awarded a year long contract with the Prince George’s County Health Department (PGCHD) to support local emergency preparedness efforts.

CHHS Experts Join University of Maryland, Baltimore to Offer Resources to Congressional Staffers

July 21, 2014

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), boasts a wide array of experts among faculty, staff, and students, while also producing research that contributes to medical breakthroughs, best practices, and future educational courses on a daily basis. Among those who could benefit from the university's work are federal lawmakers.

CHHS Associate Directors Highlighted in ABA Newsletter

July 1, 2014
Your ABA

The American Bar Association chose to highlight the work of two CHHS Associate Directors, Amy Major and Megan Timmons, in this week's YOUR ABA e-newletter.

Law and Policy Analyst Avery Blank Honored by The Daily Record

June 25, 2014
The Daily Record

CHHS Law and Policy Analyst Avery Blank was chosen as one of the Maryland Daily Record’s 20 in their Twenties. The honorees were celebrated at an event held June 25, 2014 at Gertrude’s at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Blank is featured in the video recap and the event photos published by The Record. 

UM Center for Health and Homeland Security Appoints New Public Health Program Manager

June 19, 2014

Seasoned emergency management professional Trudy Henson, JD, has been named Public Health Program Manager for the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS).  Led by Founder and Director Michael Greenberger, CHHS is a leading consulting agency known by public health clients for melding hands on experience with academic best practices.  

Visiting Fellow Michael Beland Pens Op-Ed Encouraging Private Investment in Public Infrastructure

June 5, 2014
The Baltimore Sun

CHHS Visiting Fellow Michael Beland wrote an opinion piece in The Baltimore Sun outlining Maryland’s aging infrastructure and encouraging the private sector to invest more in helping to rebuild and maintain infrastructure that the government cannot maintain alone.

As Hurricane Season Begins, CHHS Expert Interviewed

May 30, 2014
WNAV Radio

CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst David Mandell was interviewed by  WNAV Radio in Annapolis regarding hurricane preparedness. 

Washington D.C. Area Focuses on School Safety and Preparedness

May 28, 2014
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

CHHS Senior Policy Analyst Mehrab Karim helped to organize a series of seminars designed to help schools, from K-12 to college campuses, deal with both manmade and natural disaster events.  The all-hazards preparedness approach is designed to keep students and staff safe and parents informed in the event of something going wrong. 

U.K Private School Moves School Start Times to Later, Cites CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Research

May 23, 2014
Education Week

A private school in the U.K., Hampton Court House in East Molesey, Surrey, is moving the start time for upper grade students to 1:30 PM. The start time move was encouraged by a report co-authored by CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee. The report explained the sleep loss experienced by adolescents who are wired to go to sleep later and wake up later. 

Disability Advocates and Cybersafety Advocates at Odds

May 20, 2014
The Baltimore Sun

Advocates for blind persons sued the Maryland State Board of Elections because of their recent decision to not bar technology that would assist blind voters and others with physical disabilities in filling out their ballots secretly. Advocates decried the blocking of the new technology while cybersecurity experts supported it.

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