- Dr. Jamal Hoballah, MD. MBA. FACS., American University of Beirut Medical Center Vascular Surgery/ Surgical Critical Care
- Vered Kater RN, MsN, Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, St. Louis University, Global Health Educator
- W. Nim Kidd, Chief of Texas Emergency Management Texas Division of Emergency Management
- Michael Lambert CHPP, MBA, Emergency Management/Homeland Security at Houston-Galveston Area Council of Government
- Justen Noakes, Director of Emergency Preparedness at H-E-B
- Mark Sloan, Homeland Security & Emergency Management Coordinator at Harris County
- Real World Events
- Crisis Leadership
- Emergency Management
The RHPC is divided into five corridors, served by a Chair and Vice-Chair. A major component of the response is the Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC). The CMOC is an industry recognized best practice for ensuring resiliency of the regional healthcare infrastructure by a multi-disciplinary group. At the request of a jurisdictional authority, CMOC will activate according to the current Regional Emergency Preparedness Plan that is on file at the City of Houston Office of Emergency Management.
HCOHSEM is a national model of best practices in emergency planning, preparation, response, and recovery. HCOHSEM helps prepare, safeguard and protect the residents and property of Harris County from the effects of disasters through effective planning, preparation, response, and recovery activities. HCOHSEM collaborates with regional transportation, industry, healthcare, education, and non-profit groups to ensure Harris County is resilient and ready to respond to any emergency. Harris County is the third largest county in the United States, covering 1,777 square miles.
Who: Photo and interview opportunities will be available with symposium organizers; guest speakers may be available by special arrangement