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Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Association of State And Territorial Health Officers, ASTHO

Podcast DomesticPreparedness met with Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO), who provides the perspective of state health officials today on a host of public health preparedness issues, stressing interdisciplinary integration and the importance of interoperable networked systems for the tracking of

Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Association of State And Territorial Health Officers, ASTHO

Full Commentary DomPrep has divided the 46 minute interview into 6 segments.Audio Segment One: ASTHO’s View on the Public Health InfrastructureASTHO’s emphasis on four essential components of the governmental public health infrastructure: trained and sustained workforces; health/medical data systems; reliable communications; and comprehensive disease-surveillance systems.Duration: 6 Minutes 56 SecondsAudio Segment

John F. Clark, Director, U.S. Marshals Service

Clark’s views on the security improvements already achieved, and the areas in which a greater effort is needed. Also discussed: The USMS’s Special Operations and Technical Operations Groups, and the support provided to state and local L-E agencies.

John F. Clark, Director, U.S. Marshals Service

Clark’s views on the security improvements already achieved, and the areas in which a greater effort is needed. Also discussed: The USMS’s Special Operations and Technical Operations Groups, and the support provided to state and local L-E agencies.

Captain Michael B. Anderson, MMRS National Program Manager

In most fields, basic training is part of the learning process. Fire, law enforcement, the military, and other disciplines have training academies for building competencies and testing new recruits. An exception to these types of requirements is the field of emergency management. This new training academy will ensure that all

Captain Michael B. Anderson, MMRS National Program Manager

DomesticPreparedness met with Captain Michael B. Anderson, National Program Manager, Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS). In this wide-ranging invterview, Captain Anderson discusses mass-casualty preparedness, highlighting the current emphasis on regional collaboration, implementation of HSPD-8, best-in-show MMRS steering committees, and this month’s move of MMRS to FEMA.DomPrep has divided the 36

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Article Out Loud – The “R” Word

  Full article by George Schwartz, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, April 10, 2024. In this featured article, an associate professor at Immaculata University addresses the challenge of defining resilience and the need to go beyond hazard mitigation. With 2024 being the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s “Year of Resilience,”

Article Out Loud – Dungeons and Disasters: Gamification of Public Health Responses

  Full article by Michael Etzel and Michael Prasad, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, April 10, 2024. In this featured article, two emergency managers describe how advanced technologies are offering new ways to train personnel, exercise public health responses like COVID-19, and prepare response agencies for many other

Article Out Loud – Interoperability During Mass Casualty Incidents

  Full article by Charles Guddemi and Catherine Feinman, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, April 3, 2024. In this featured article, the District of Columbia’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency’s statewide interoperability coordinator and the editor of Domestic Preparedness highlight the key takeaways from a 2024 interoperability

Article Out Loud – Emergency Management Goes to the Hill

  Full article by Kay C. Goss and Catherine L. Feinman, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, March 27, 2024. In this featured article, two attendees of a Senate briefing on “The State of Emergency Management” discuss the assistance needs of emergency managers working behind the scenes to ensure

Article Out Loud – The Evolution of Homeland Security Higher Education

  Full article by Heather Issvoran, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, March 27, 2024. In this featured article, the director of strategic communications for the Center for Homeland Defense and Security describes how homeland security education expanded after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, to ensure that

Article Out Loud – April 2024 Eclipse – Moving From Planning Into Operations

  Full article by Laurel J. Radow, an Article Out Loud from Domestic Preparedness, March 13, 2024. In this featured article, a member of the American Astronomical Society Solar Eclipse Task Force shares an operational checklist for communities that will experience a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Eclipse event

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