Candidate: Herbert O. Wolfe Program: PhD Biodefense Date: Friday December 2, 2011 Time: 10:00 a.m. Place: George Mason University Research Hall Room 91 Fairfax campus Dissertation Chair: Dr. Panagiota Kitsantas Committee members: Dr. Amanda Dion-Schultz, Dr. Peter Darling Title: "Navy Medicine Homeland Defense, Civil Support, Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Assessment"
The dissertation is on reserve in the Johnson Center Library, Fairfax campus. The doctoral project will not be read at the meeting, but should be read in advance. All members of the George Mason University community are invited to attend. ABSTRACT:While the Department of Defense and the United States Navy have executed the missions of Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Defense Support to Civil Authorities for many years, the events of September 11, 2001 dramatically changed the mission priority as well as the required capabilities to prepare for, respond to, mitigate and recovery from an all-hazards (terrorist/man-made and natural) event both at home and abroad.