Hurricane Sandy presented my first opportunity to be a part of an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activation experience! I’m a policy analyst at CHHS and my current assignment is with Harford County.
One of the big questions following a massive power outage in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and surrounding suburbs is: should all powerlines be buried underground? CHHS Director Michael Greenberger, who is also a member of the International Energy Forum's Independent Expert Group, makes the logistical and financial argument to put powerlines underground.
Society's rising expectations for improved treatments and better health outcomes continuously push the boundaries of discovery in biomedical research. One focus of such research is to develop the newest drugs to address humanity's increasing exposure to emerging infectious diseases. Researchers in Europe and the U.S.