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The Communities of Interest Oversight Committee
HHS/ASPR is grateful for the help and support provided by the members of the Communities of Interest Oversight Committee.  HHS/ASPR thanks the following individuals for their time and the knowledge that they brought to the development of this site.  








Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
​​RADM, U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS)
Bruce Altevogt, PhD
Institute of Medicine
Board on Health Sciences Policy
Shayne Brannman, MS, MA
Acting Chief, Healthcare Systems Evaluation Branch (HSEB) 
Cynthia Dold
Hospital Emergency Preparedness Administrator
Department of Public Health
King County, Washington
Aaron Eagan, RN, BSN
Office of Public Health
Veterans Health Administration
Justin Gwilt
Senior Management Analyst
GAP Solutions, Inc.
Jack Herrmann, MSEd, NCC, LMHC
Senior Advisor & Chief, Public Health Preparedness
National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Kevin Horahan, JD, MPH, NREMT-P
Senior Policy Analyst
HHS/ASPR/OPP, Division of Health System Policy
Richard C. Hunt, MD, FACEP
Senior Medical Advisor
Carol Jacobson, RN, CHEP
Director, Public Health Program
Ohio Hospital Association
CAPT Deborah Levy, PhD (USPHS)
Chief Healthcare Preparedness Activity DSNS
Asst. Director Healthcare Preparedness and Program Integration (OD/OPHPR)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Alicia Livinski, MPH, MA
Biomedical Librarian, National Institutes of Health Library
National Institutes of Health
David Marcozzi, MD
Director, NHPP
Suzet M. McKinney, DrPH, MPH
Deputy Commissioner, Bureau of Public Health Preparedness-Emergency Response and
Division of Women & Children’s Health
Chicago Department of Public Health
Sally Phillips, RN, PhD
Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director, Health Threats Resilience Division, 
Office of Health Affairs
Department of Homeland Security
Martin Raniowski, MA
Deputy Secretary for Health Planning and Assessments
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Richard Ricciardi, PhD, NP, FAANP
Health Scientist, Center for Primary Care, Prevention and Clinical Partnerships
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Jeanne Ringel
Senior Economist, Director, Public Health Systems and Preparedness
RAND Corporation
Generoso "Gene" Roca
Deputy Director, Office of Health Emergency Preparedness
New York State Department of Health
Linda Scott, BSN, MA, CIC
Healthcare Preparedness Program Coordinator
Office of Public Health Preparedness
Michigan Department of Community Health
Virginia Ashby Sharpe, PhD
National Center for Ethics in Health Care
Veterans Health Administration
Jennifer L. Sinibaldi, MPH
Director, Public Health Preparedness
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
LCDR Cliffon Y. Smith, MPA (USPHS)
Public Health Analyst
Debra L. Sottolano, PhD, MBA
OHSM Liaison to Public Health Emergency Preparedness
New York State Department of Health
Andrew Stevermer
Regional Emergency Coordinator
Chief, Situation Awareness
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Gamunu "Gam" Wijetunge
Highway Safety Specialist, Office of Emergency Medical Services
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
Department of Transportation
Shhonn Taylor
Web Communications Manager
Allan Valdes
Information Technology Specialist
Frank Vella
Senior Developer
TTC, Inc.