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Appendix A: Key Project Staff and Steering Committee Members

Key Project Staff

Name Organization
Tom Rich
(Project Director)
Abt Associates Inc.
Paul Biddinger
(Co-Principal Investigator)
Director of Pre-Hospital Care and Disaster Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Richard Zane
(Co-Principal Investigator)
Department of Emergency Medicine
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Andrea Hassol Abt Associates Inc.

Lucy Savitz Abt Associates Inc.

Margarita Warren Abt Associates Inc.

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Steering Committee Members

The following persons attended at least one of the three steering committee meetings, which were held on December 1, 2005, April 12, 2006, and October 27, 2006, at Abt Associates' Bethesda office.

Name Organization

Sally Phillips
(Project Officer)

Director of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Research Program
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
F. Christy Music Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense
Department of Defense
Knox Andress Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
CHRISTUS Schumpert Health System
Brad Austin Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Janet Benini  Senior Advisor, Intelligence Security and Emergency Response
U.S. Department of Transportation
Kathryn Brinsfield Associate Medical Director
Boston Emergency Medical System
Stephen Cantrill Department of Emergency Medicine
Denver Health Medical Center
Michael Feeser Office of Policy, Plans and Preparedness
Department of Veterans Affairs
Edward Gabriel Director of Crisis Management
Walt Disney Corporation

Derek Goldstein

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dan Hanfling Emergency Management and Disaster Medicine
Inova Health System
Scott Henderson Manager, Web and Applications Development
Northrop Grumman Force Health Protection

Nathaniel Hupert

Department of Public Health
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Ann Knebel Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Harry Koerner Operations Support Center Manager
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Bill Kormos Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
Force Health Protection & Readiness
Department of Defense
James Lawler Director for Biodefense Policy
Homeland Security Council
Deborah Levy Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Teresa Lustig Science and Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Leonard Marcus National Preparedness Leadership Initiative
Harvard School of Public Health
Michael Meit Department of Health Policy & Evaluation
National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago
Vincent Mercadante Office of Intelligence, Security and Emergency Response
U.S. Department of Transportation
David Persse Department of Health and Human Services
City of Houston
Mark Roupas Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense
Department of Defense
Bill Savage Research Computing Division
RTI International
James Sims Emergency Preparedness Department
City of Los Angeles
Arlene Stephenson Springfield Hospital Center
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Jennifer Todd Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Scott Wetterhall

Health Security & Systems Research
RTI International

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