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CHHS Interoperability Expertise Brings First Consultation for Nationwide Public Safety Network to Maryland

July 29, 2014

Today’s meeting between the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and Maryland’s executive leadership was the result, in part, of dedication and expertise provided by the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS).  A non-profit consulting and academic group, CHHS has supported Maryland’s efforts in

CHHS Experts Speak at Panel on Homeland Security for Congressional Staffers

July 16, 2014
UMB News

CHHS staff members spoke at a panel about homeland security designed to provide Congressional staffers with information about the Center's inter-disciplinary work in emergency management planning, public health preparedness, cybersecurity and interoperability.

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.

Annapolis Tops List of Coastal Cities Threatened by Floods

July 10, 2014
"Maryland Morning," WYPR (Baltimore)

CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst David Mandell was interviewed for the program Maryland Morning on WYPR  July 18, 2014 regarding a Reuters report identifying Annapolis as a coastal region that has seen a large increase in flooding over the years. 

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. 

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