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Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Appendix A: Technical Expert Panel Members

Knox Andress, RN, BA, AD, FAEN
Designated Regional Coordinator
Louisiana Region 7 Hospital Preparedness
Louisiana Poison Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

Jean M. Bennett, MSM, MSN, RN
Captain, Navy Nurse Corps, Retired
Senior Regional Emergency Coordinator
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Officer of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Region VI

Phil Boogaerts
Chief Engineer
New Orleans VA Medical Center

Cheryl Ann Borden, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS
CDR, U.S. Public Health Service
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response

Sumner Lee Bossler, MS, RN, CEN CDR, USPHS
Eastern Regional Section Supervisor
Hospital Preparedness Program
Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operations
Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
US Department of Health and Human Services

Kevin Chason, D.O.
Director, Emergency Management
Department of Emergency Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital

John Cowgill
Vice President, Facilities Management
Kindred Healthcare

Peter DeBlieux, MD
Director of Emergency Medicine Services
LSUHSC Interim Hospital in New Orleans

H. Allen Dobbs, MD
Chief Medical Officer
National Disaster Medical System

Erin Downey, MPH, ScD
Senior Health System Analyst, IEM

Andrew G. Flacks
HHS/ASPR Liaison to VHA
Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards

Joseph Forsha
Team Leader
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response

Jenish Joseph
Vice President of Technology
Regal Decision Systems

Kelly J. Johnson, MPH
Coordinator, Public Health Emergency Preparedness Research Program
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
US Department of Health and Human Services

Samuel Johnson
Lead Program Analyst
FEMA Disaster Operations

Gabor D. Kelen, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Johns Hopkins University Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response
Director (Dual), National Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response

Ted Kennedy
Senior Program Analyst
Response Operations
Office of Preparedness, Emergency Operations
US Department of Health & Human Services

Ann R. Knebel, RN, DNSc, FAAN
RADM, U.S. Public Health Service
Deputy Director for Preparedness Planning

Susan Larsen
Survey & Certification Emergency Preparedness Lead
Survey and Certification Group
Center for Medicaid and State Operations
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Deborah Levy, PhD, MPH
Chief, Healthcare Preparedness Activity
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

E. Kim Martin
Sr. VP of Risk Management & Compliance/Chief Compliance Officer
Kindred Healthcare, Inc.

F. Christy Music
Program Director, Health & Medical Defense
Support of Civil Authorities OASD(HD&ASA)
Department of Defense

Cindy Nuesslein
Children's Hospital New Orleans
Vice President — Hospital Operations

Anthony Oliver, MPH
Public Health Fellow
Office of Emergency Medical Services
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

J. Rex Oxner, MHA
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
Area Emergency Manager

Sally Phillips, R.N, Ph.D.
Executive Assistant to the Assistant Secretary
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

George Player, CPE, FMA
Director Engineering
Brigham & Women's Hospital

Carl H. Schultz, MD, FACEP Professor of Emergency Medicine
Co-Director, EMS and Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Director, Disaster Medical Services
Emergency Department
UC Irvine Medical Center

Frank Sokolik
Senior Advisor
Public Policy and Government Relations
The Joint Commission

Martin Sullivan
Emergency Program Analyst
FEMA Disaster Operations Directorate

Irma Tetzloff
Aging Program Specialist
Office of Preparedness and Response

Christine R. Willett
Operations Analyst

Dianne Whittington
Emergency Coordinator
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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