News for Febuary 2012


Resiliency Lessons Learned from Haiti and Irene

Captain Terbush serves as the Private Sector Medical lead for the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) Interagency Coordination Directorate (IC). In 28 years of Government service, Captain Terbush has served in more than 80 countries as the Physician to forward-deployed U.S. personnel. From 2006 to 2009, Captain Terbush served as Command Surgeon to North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) Command and USNORTHCOM). From 2009-2011, he served as the Fleet Surgeon for Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command (COMUSNAVSO) and Commander, U.S. FOURTH Fleet (C4F). Terbush
Haiti Using examples from the US Navy's response during the Haiti Earthquake, Captain Terbush drew lessons learned from his experiences there working with the United Nations, USAID and numerous NGO health partners. Lessons include recent actions during Hurricane Irene as a possible example of the larger role of the private sector in disaster response. CHS guests on February 23rd included UCCS faculty and staff, FEMA staff, private industry representatives, military personnel, and members of a variety of non-governmental organizations.