CHHS Mourns the Passing of Donald “Doc” Lumpkins, Emergency Management Pioneer

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger released the following statement on the passing of Donald “Doc” Lumpkins: The entire staff of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) mourns the untimely passing of our colleague, mentor and good friend Donald “Doc” Lumpkins. We are forever in his …

NEW: Video Highlights Recent CHHS Work on Critical Emergency Management Issues

This video describes CHHS’ effort to help combat the Zika epidemic in Costa Rica, as well as efforts to improve nursing home preparedness.

Prof. Greenberger joins CSPAN’s Washington Journal to Discuss Federal Disaster Response

On Saturday, September 15th, CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger was a guest on CSPAN’s Washington Journal program, where he discussed federal disaster response policies. Check out the appearance here.

CHHS Subject Matter Experts Discuss Hurricane Florence Preparation in the Media

Over the past few days, several CHHS subject matter experts have spoken to news programs about preparations for Hurricane Florence, as it threatens the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Maggie Davis spoke with WUSA-TV in Washington D.C. about preparations in Maryland. CHHS Continuity Program Director Eric Oddo spoke …

CHHS Participates in Transportation Review Board Webinar

On August 14th, 2018, the UMB Center for Health and Homeland Security, in partnership with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Transportation Research Board, presented a live webinar on Emergency Preparedness Against Infectious Diseases on Public Transit. CHHS Public Health Program Director Trudy Henson and Senior Law & …

Prof. Greenberger Speaks with WNYC Radio about Derivatives Working Paper

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger spoke with WNYC radio in New York on August 16, 2018 to discuss his working paper on the Dodd-Frank loophole that could impact the American economy. Check out his appearance here.

Prof. Greenberger Joins Knowledge@mdchhs.comWharton to Discuss Facial Recognition Software

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger joined Knowledge@mdchhs.comWharton on Monday, July 30th to discuss Amazon and its use of facial recognition software. The show aired on SiriusXM Channel 132. Listen to the segment below.

Prof. Greenberger Quoted in New York Times Article on Derivatives

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger was quoted in this New York Times article about the continued risk surrounding financial derivatives products. The piece references Prof. Greenberger’s recent working paper for the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Check it out here.

CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark J. Lee Co-Writes Textbook Chapter

CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark J. Lee has co-written a chapter on “Sleep, Law, and Public Policy” for a textbook that was just published by Oxford University Press. Details about the textbook can be found online at https://global.oup.com/academic/product/sleep-health-and-society-9780198778240.

Prof. Greenberger Publishes Working Paper on Unregulated Credit Default Swaps

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger has published a working paper for the Institute for New Economic Thinking. In this paper, Professor Greenberger explains the existing footnote inside the derivatives regulatory rules that allows banks to avoid Dodd-Frank swaps regulation by moving their swaps trading to deguarenteed foreign subsidiaries. As consumer …