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IOM Names Texas A&M Faculty to Health Threats Committee

Dr. Scott Lillibridge, assistant dean and professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine Health Threats Resilience Standing Committee. Comprised of experts in a variety of public health and emergency management and preparedness fields, the Institute of Medicine Health Threats Resilience Standing Committee provides recommendations to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Health Affairs. The committee specifically addresses topics in community resilience against health threats, health security, emergency response, and capacity and gaps in the federal, state, and local authorities’ ability to respond to catastrophic health events.