Meet the Faculty and Staff


DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Lauren Clay

Lauren Clay

Associate Professor and Department Chair

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

900 Walker Avenue

lclay@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3223

Research Area: Disaster Food Insecurity, Public Health

GRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Lucy E Wilson

Lucy E Wilson

Professor and Graduate Program Director

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)
Public Policy
The Hilltop Institute

900 Walker Avenue

Research Area: Public Health, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases

Jeffrey T Mitchell

Jeffrey T Mitchell

Clinical Professor

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

900 Walker Avenue Office number 111

jmitch@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3777

Research Area: Critical Incident Stress

Farah Nibbs

Assistant Professor

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)
Public Policy

900 Walker Avenue

f117@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3113

Research Area: Disaster Emergency Science and Management, Disaster and Island Communities, Disaster planning and critical infrastructure

Kyle D Bates

Kyle D Bates

Clinical Assistant Prof.; Director, Paramedic

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

900 Walker Avenue 112

KyleDavidBates@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3782


Gary Williams

Gary Williams

Senior Lecturer / EDHS Clinical Coordinator

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)
Honors College

900 Walker Avenue 112

garywil1@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 1659

Blackboard ULTRA Ambassador
Honors College Faculty Fellows (2023-2025)


Jae Yang

Jae Yang

Lecturer

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

900 Walker Avenue 112

jaeyang1@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3775


Matthew Levy

Medical Director

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Sherman Hall (Academic IV Bldg) 316

Matthew.Levy@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3223


Renee Decker

Renee Decker

Prog Mgmt Specialist & Grad Program Coordinator

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

900 Walker Avenue Room 113

rdecker@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3223


POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FACULTY

Kerstin Schreiber

Post Doc Res Asso

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)


AFFILIATE FACULTY
Nadia Koyratty

Nadia Koyratty

Post Doc Res Asso

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Ian J Stockwell

Ian J Stockwell

Associate Professor

Information Systems
Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)
Erickson School

Information Technology & Engineering 429


GRADUATE RESEARCH/TEACHING ASSISTANT

Hasan Ahmed

Grad Asst I

Geography and Environmental Systems

Janet & Walter Sondheim Hall 004

Jonathan Alexander Hunter-Cevera

Graduate Research Assistant

Public Policy
Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Sherman Hall (Academic IV Bldg) 339


PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION (PACE)
Crista Lenk

Crista Lenk

Clinical Associate Professor; Director, PACE

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

900 Walker Avenue Room 113

clenk@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3781

Danette McCoy

EHS

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

900 Walker Avenue Room 110

danette@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3584

William Dewar

Coordinator of P.A.C.E.

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

900 Walker Avenue 110

wdewar1@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 1651

For more information on Continuing Education classes, follow this link: Continuing Education PACE


EMERITUS FACULTY
Rick Bissell

Rick Bissell

Professor Emeritus

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Off Campus

Research Area: Emergency Public Health, Disaster Epidemiology, Emergency Management, EMS Research

Bruce Walz

Professor

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Off Campus

Research Areas: Education and EMS

Dwight Polk

Dwight Polk

Senior Lecturer Emeritus

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Sherman Hall (Academic IV Bldg)


ADJUNCT FACULTY

Alan L Butsch

Alan L Butsch

Instructor Pt

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Jennifer ERIN Gray

Instructor Pt

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Michael W Hubble

Michael W Hubble

Adjunct Faculty

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Off Campus

Casey A Ross

Instructor Pt

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Meghan Stepanek

Meghan Stepanek

Associate Graduate Faculty

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Mike Taigman

Mike Taigman

Instructor Pt

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)

Mike Ward

Mike Ward

Instructor Pt

Emergency and Disaster Health Systems (EDHS)
Public Policy

900 Walker Avenue



Main Department Number:
410-455-3223

Main Department Email:
EDHSMain@umbc.edu