News & Press
Read about the Center’s latest projects making local and national headlines, as well as commentary by our subject matter experts on current newsworthy issues in emergency management, public health, and homeland security.
December 1, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wypr/Midday.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wypr&MEDIA_ID=937748&MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&MODULE=Midday CHHS Director Michael Greenberger spends an hour live on “Midday with Dan Rodricks” to weigh in on pat downs, body scanners, and what measures need to be put in place to keep America safe.
November 18, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.wtop.com/emedia/201044.mp3 CHHS Director Michael Greenberger says increased security measures at airports are necessary, but he also stresses the need to explore new technology that would be as effective but less invasive.
November 17, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.ahcpub.com/activation/?cntid=15 Excerpt: Johns Hopkins alerted employees and students at the hospital and the university campus soon after the shooting, says Earl Stoddard III, PhD, MPH, public health program manager with the Center for Health & Homeland Security at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He is a former Hopkins student and still ...
November 1, 2010
CHHS Director Michael Greenberger appears on WTTG-TV in Washington, D.C. to discuss the latest developments in the package bomb plot investigation.
October 29, 2010
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee has contributed to a new textbook from Oxford University Press entitled Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health (Francesco P. Cappuccio, Michelle A. Miller & Steven W. Lockley, Eds.). With Drs. Christopher B. Jones and Shantha M.W. Rajaratnam from Monash ...
October 28, 2010
CHHS Director Michael Greenberger is interviewed live on WTTG-TV in D.C. about the arrest of Farooque Ahmed, the man accused of plotting to carry out terrorist bombings of the D.C. Metro system.
October 22, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2010/10/22/upmc-others-get-vaccine-factory-details.html Excerpt: By comparison, between 160 million and 165 million doses of seasonal flu vaccine have been made for this year’s season, a number that has been increasing in recent years, according to Earl Stoddard, public health manager at the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security. ...
October 15, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.gazette.net/stories/10142010/montnew173241_32549.php Coverage of CHHS and the hospital surge portion of the Capital Shield 2011 exercise in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.
October 4, 2010
Hyperlink: http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/expert-on-terrorism-is-schemel-speaker-1.1042173 CHHS Director Michael Greenberger will discuss U.S. terrorism enforcement and policy at the Schemel Forum at the University of Scranton on October 22.
September 28, 2010
CHHS Director Michael Greenberger joins economist Paul Volcker, billionaire philanthropist George Soros, and a prestigious list of other experts featured in the new film “Inside Job,” a Sony Pictures Classics documentary that exposes the root causes of the global economic crisis of 2008. Produced, written, and directed by Academy Award-nominated ...
September 11, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.wtop.com/emedia/194536.mp3 CHHS Director Michael Greenberger says that nine years after 9/11, the country is definitely safer — but recent incidents have shown that there’s still work to be done. Tweet
September 9, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/stories/2010/09/06/daily35.html The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, currently based out of the school’s Baltimore campus, is opening an office at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville. The center, which works on emergency policies and response strategies to large-scale disasters, said the move will put it closer ...
September 6, 2010
CHHS has opened new offices on the campus of the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), establishing a local presence among the growing number of CHHS clients in the Washington, D.C. metro region. CHHS worked closely with the Chancellor’s Office for the University System of Maryland and USG to secure the space. ...
August 9, 2010
CHHS is pleased to announce the receipt of $300,000 in continuation funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, Training and Exercise Division, to continue our FEMA-certified course “Preparing the States: Implementing Continuity of Operations Planning.” CHHS has now received almost $3 million for development and delivery of this course. ...
July 26, 2010
Hyperlink: http://blog.al.com/live/2010/07/oil_spill_state_and_local_lead.html Excerpt: Amy Major, a senior law and policy analyst with the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the University of Maryland, said a disaster declaration under the Stafford Act would trigger many of the same responses that the federal government already has launched — from efforts to clean up the ...
July 15, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.slu.edu/x37897.xml Excerpt: Harkins is developing guidance for local and state emergency managers on how the ADA applies to emergency preparedness, response and recovery initiatives. This includes accessible emergency shelters and temporary housing, emergency notifications and signage capable of alerting individuals with vision or hearing impairments, accommodations for ...
June 28, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20100621/NEWS/6210321 Excerpt: "Citizen Corps is supposed to prepare the community for an emergency or disaster of a large nature — not simply like a house fire," said JoAnne Knapp, a senior policy analyst at the University of Maryland Center for Health & Homeland Security. Officials say it’s difficult to recruit volunteers ...
June 4, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.newsday.com/long-island/fight-re-emerges-over-anti-terror-funding-delays-1.1978707 Excerpt: "Both sides are a little right and both sides are a little wrong," said Michael Greenberger, director of the University of Maryland’s Center for Health and Homeland Security. In fact, DHS took an average of 20 months to make transit security funds available, the GAO said. So DHS extended 2006 and ...
May 6, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.wtop.com/emedia/182672.mp3 CHHS Director Michael Greenberger is interviewed live on WTOP radio (Washington, D.C.) to discuss lapses in the investigation of Faisal Shahzad, the man accused of attempting to detonate a homemade bomb in Times Square.
May 6, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.theworld.org/2010/05/05/nyc-bomb-suspect-nearly-escaped-us/ Details have emerged of how Pakistan-born Faisal Shahzad, who is suspected of plotting to bomb New York City’s Times Square, was arrested while trying to leave the US. Shahzad was allowed onto a Dubai-bound plane at JFK Airport, despite being on a no-fly list. It was only when customs agents ...