Entries by Ben Yelin

Fall 2019 Newsletter – Now Available!

The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) is proud to release its quarterly newsletter for the Fallof 2019. This edition features in-focus reports on all of our program areas, as well as a a message from our Founder and Director, Michael Greenberger. Check it out here:   CHHS Newsletter – Fall […]

CHHS Partners With Cyberwire on “Caveat,” A New Cyber Law and Policy Podcast

For the past several years, CHHS has collaborated with the CyberWire podcast as an academic research partner. The CyberWire daily podcast is hosted by the Maryland-based CyberWire news service, which delivers real-time cybersecurity news updates to a global audience. CHHS Public Policy & External Affairs Program Director Ben Yelin has been a frequent guest on […]

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan joins coalition focused on flooding, sea level rise

The Republican governor says Maryland is particularly vulnerable to flooding, because it has 7,000 miles (11,265 kilometers) of shoreline. Maryland’s Ellicott City has suffered two major floods less than two years apart. Maryland’s capital city of Annapolis experiences tidal flooding at least 40 days out of the year. The coalition is a nonpartisan group of […]

CHHS Assists Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services Line of Duty Death Investigation

Last week, the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) released an Internal Safety Review Board report regarding the Line of Duty Death of Lieutenant Nathan Flynn. CHHS is honored to have worked closely with the Internal Safety Review Board throughout its eleven month investigation, providing project management and writing support. Senior Law […]

CHHS 2019 Summer Newsletter Now Available!

The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) is proud to release its quarterly newsletter for the Summer of 2019. This edition features in-focus reports on three program areas: academics, recovery and public safety technology. It also includes a message from our Founder and Director, Michael Greenberger. Check it out here: CHHS […]

Sign-Up to Volunteer for Prince George’s County Emergency Preparedness Exercise on July 19th, 2019

On July 19th, 2019, the Prince George’s County Emergency Preparedness Program and Partners will facilitate a Full Scale Exercise to practice mass medication dispensing capabilities. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve as clients to walk through a point of dispensing (POD) at Largo High School. Volunteers will be needed from 9:00 am until 12:00 […]