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March 26, 2010
Hyperlink: http://terrorism.spcollege.edu/ntpi/Broadcasts/LRBroadcast2.aspx?url=rtmp://grantsflash.spcollege.edu/vod/media/liveResponse/LR_03_10 CHHS COOP experts Alexandra Podolny, Mike Vesely, Amy Major, Adrian Wilairat and Eric Oddo are featured in this episode of “Live Response,” produced by the National Terrorism Preparedness Institute. The topic of discussion is Continuity of Operations planning.
March 18, 2010
Hyperlink: http://mddailyrecord.com/2010/03/17/baltimore-court-continues-to-work-despite-suspicious-package/ Excerpt: While courthouse employees have often grumbled about being kept in the dark about courthouse hazards, Michael Greenberger, director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, believes Holland made the right call by keeping employees inside and bringing in the fire department’s hazardous ...
March 10, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.gazette.net/stories/03102010/damanew224449_32547.php Excerpt: "It wouldn’t be surprising to see another peak this year," said Marita Mike, health director at the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security. "When you look at flu outbreaks in the past, there were multiple peaks." Since a vaccine became available in October, the Montgomery County Department of ...
March 9, 2010
Hyperlink: http://wamu.org/programs/dr/10/03/09.php#30595 Following a discussion with DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, Professor Greenberger joins a panel of homeland security experts to talk about the threat of “homegrown” terrorism, efforts to improve cyber security, and the push for more body scanners at airports.
March 2, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.hometownannapolis.com/news/bus/2010/02/28-18/Annapolis-company-surges-ahead-with-anthrax-vaccine.html Excerpt: Michael Greenberger, the founder and director of the University of Maryland’s Center for Health and Homeland Security in Baltimore, said this isn’t hype. "We went through a phase sometime after Sept. 11 where people forgot about terrorism as a threat," he said. Of the people exposed to anthrax-laced mailed in 2001, five ...
February 24, 2010
Michael Greenberger, founder and director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, will join a panel of distinguished speakers at the “Make Markets Be Markets” conference on March 3 in New York City. Sponsored by the Roosevelt Institute, the conference will offer a clear ...
February 24, 2010
Michael Greenberger, founder and director of CHHS, is interviewed on WUSA TV in Washington, D.C. about the guilty plea of Najibullah Zazi, the man who plotted to detonate explosives aboard the New York subway system. Zazi plead guilty in a U.S. court rather than a military tribunal.
February 18, 2010
Hyperlink: http://www.hflawreport.com/ CHHS’ Michael Vesely explains critical elements hedge fund advisers should consider when developing a business continuity plan. Excerpt: Michael Vesely, a Senior Law and Policy Analyst with the University of Maryland’s Center for Health and Homeland Security, said that in developing a BCP, hedge fund managers would be well advised to ...
February 12, 2010
Will enhancements in transportation security as a result of the attempted Christmas Day bombing make airline travel safer?
January 6, 2010
January 6, 2010
CHHS Director: Intelligence officials missed obvious red flags in attempted Christmas Day bombing
December 30, 2009
CHHS Director discusses case against Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
CHHS Director discusses attempted Christmas Day plane bombing, says improvements in airport screenings are long overdue
December 29, 2009
November 24, 2009
November 18, 2009
CHHS director discusses the 9/11 terror trial set for New York City
October 28, 2009
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September 25, 2009
September 23, 2009
September 21, 2009