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Taking Measure of Countermeasures (Part 2): A Review of Efforts to Protect the Homeland Through Distribution and Dispensing of CBRN Medical Countermeasures

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011 Time: 01:00 PM Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 Subcommittee: Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Communications (112th Congress) Issue: Health



  • Dr. Alexander G. Garza, MD, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs, Chief Medical Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • RADM Ali Khan, MD, MPH, Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mr. Mike McHargue, Director of Emergency Operations, Division of Emergency Medical Operations, Florida Department of Health
  • Mr. David Starr, Director, Countermeasures Response Unit, Emergency Preparedness & Response, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Chief Lawrence E. Tan, Emergency Medical Services Division, Department of Public Safety, New Castle County, DE
  • Dr. Jeffrey Levi, PhD, Executive Director, Trust for America's Health


Ranking Member Richardson delivers her opening statement:

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