Public Health and Emergency Management: CRS Experts

The following table provides names and contact information for CRS experts on policy concerns relating to public health and emergency management. Policy areas identified include public health and medical system preparedness and response; mental and behavioral health; food safety and food defense; health care financing in disaster response; Stafford Act assistance and the role of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Department of Defense (DOD) incident response and civil support; global health and international preparedness; selected legal issues in preparedness and response; medical countermeasures; Project BioShield and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA); homeland security research and development; biological and chemical defense research; biomedical research; pandemic influenza; and health effects of biological, chemical, and radiological agents (i.e., radiation health).

Public Health and Emergency Management: CRS Experts

August 16, 2017 (R40904)

The following table lists names and contact information for CRS experts on policy concerns involving public health and emergency management. Policy areas identified include

Legislative Issues

Name/Title

Phone

Email

Public health system preparedness and response

General

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Health Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Mental and behavioral health

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Health Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Food safety / food defense

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Agricultural Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

Joel Greene
Analyst in Agricultural Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Workforce: responder health and safety, injury compensation

Scott Szymendera
Analyst in Disability Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Medical and health care system preparedness and response

General

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Health care financing in disaster response

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Mental and behavioral health

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Health Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Medical countermeasures /
Project BioShield / BARDA

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Medical countermeasures /
FDA regulation

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Health Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Stafford Act: disaster declarations

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in American National Government

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Stafford Act: assistance and role of FEMA

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

DOD incident response and civil support

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Military Manpower Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

VA preparedness and response

Sidath Panangala
Specialist in Veterans Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Global health, international preparedness

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Global Health

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Legal issues in public health and medical preparedness and response

General

[author name scrubbed]
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Isolation and quarantine, mandatory vaccination

[author name scrubbed]
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Emergency powers and the Stafford Act

[author name scrubbed]
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Food and drug law

Kathryn B. Armstrong
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Medical countermeasures: regulation, liability and compensation

[author name scrubbed]
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Workforce: civil liability

[author name scrubbed]
Legislative Attorney

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Homeland security research and development

Biological and chemical defense research / DHS

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Biomedical research / NIH

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Biomedical Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Health effects of threat agents

Pandemic influenza

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Biological agents

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

 

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Chemical agents

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Radiation health effects

[author name scrubbed]
Specialist in Health Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Chemicals in commerce

[author name scrubbed]
Analyst in Environmental Policy

[phone number scrubbed]

[email address scrubbed]

Author Contact Information

[author name scrubbed], Coordinator, Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology ([email address scrubbed], [phone number scrubbed])