MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2001
MD, Ohio State University, 1999
Research interests include best practice models to enhance all-hazards public health emergency readiness and response. Specific areas of focus include disaster response surge capacity; design and evaluation of preparedness curricula for public health workers; mental health aspects of public health emergency response; public health readiness exercises; and organizational culture change issues facing health departments in building a ready public health workforce.
Honors and Awards
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Cofounders Award for Excellence in Crisis Intervention/Trauma Research, 2013
National Association of Counties Achievement Award, 2007