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New International Public Health Journal Invites CHHS Founder and Director Greenberger to Join Editorial Board

April 9, 2014

University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) Founder and Director Michael Greenberger, also Professor at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (UM Carey Law), has been formally appointed to the Editorial Board of the online journal Disaster and Military Medicine.

MD Gazette Details Full-scale Public Health Exercise Developed by CHHS

April 2, 2014
The Gazette

Montgomery County Gazette covered a full-scale exercise simulating the distribution of medication to 1 million people in 48 hours. The  Point of Dispensing (POD) exercise was developed and evaluated by CHHS’ Exercise and Training team.

Director Greenberger Comments on Tightened Naval Base Security Measures

April 1, 2014

Naval bases around the country are tightening their security measures after a fatal shooting at Naval Station Norfolk where a layperson gained access to the base and fatally shot sailor Mark Mayo. CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger noted that security protocols are often changed after an incident and we should be looking to improve security before tragedy strikes. 

Michael Greenberger Encourages Legal Reform Surrounding NSA Surveillance

April 10, 2014
The Diamondback

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger was a member of the panel, "“Googling the NSA: Accountability in the Age of Big Data," at the University of Maryland. As a part of the panel discussion Greenberger said that the legal system needs to be updated in order to properly deal with issues of big data and government collection practices.

Director Michael Greenberger Supports Curtailing NSA Surveillance Program

March 13, 2014

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger was interviewed by WJZ TV, CBS Baltimore about a current proposal in Congress by Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, (D) Maryland. The proposal would cut the government’s ability to store massive amounts of data without cause.

Director Michael Greenberger Applauds Move Towards Less Surveillance

March 25, 2014

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger was interviewed by WTOP to discuss President Obama’s proposed changes in the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program.

CHHS Director Michael Greenberger Says Passport System is Broken

March 11, 2014
"Morning Edition," NPR

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger spoke with NPR's Morning Edition and said that the world passport system is broken. Greenberger emphasized that it is far too easy to use fake and stolen documents. 


Director Michael Greenberger Tells CBS There is Rampant Use of Fraudulent Passports

March 11, 2014
CBS This Morning

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger was featured on a CBS This Morning segment about the robust passport black market. Greenberger highlighted that fake passports are rampant and enable not only terrorism but a variety of serious criminal acts like drug and human trafficking.

Director Michael Greenberger Tells Time Magazine Passports Do Not Work

March 10, 2014

Michael Greenberger provided comment to Time Magazine about the worldwide problem of stolen passports. Greenberger stressed that passports alone do not keep unwanted people out of a country. 

Michael Greenberger, CHHS Director, Explains Flaws in Regulation of Passports

March 9, 2014
USA Today

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger spoke to USA Today and questioned how foreign governments deal with stolen passports. The differences in how countries screen airline passengers has come under scrutiny after a Boeing 777 originating in Malaysia went missing on Saturday with two persons on board who used stolen passports.

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