Presentation:    Hurricane Sandy:  A Complex Environmental Health Communications Challenge

Speaker:              Michele Samarya-Timm, MA, HO, MCHES, REHS/RS, DAAS


Michele Samarya-Timm, MA, HO, MCHES, REHS, DAAS is experienced in emergency preparedness and response, food safety and outbreak prevention, public health analysis and health communications.  She holds a degree in Homeland Security and Defense from the US Naval Postgraduate School, with a concentration in food defense.   Michele is recipient of a FDA Special Citation for her educational work to reduce foodborne illness, and has received national recognition for her efforts in maximizing interagency collaborations.