Patrick Rose, PhD

DSS 727 Chemical and Biological Warfare: Global and Community Perspectives

Subject matter expert on national security issues regarding chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons of mass destruction. Extensive involvement in defining mitigation and response strategies pertaining to CBRN threats and has conducted a multitude of full scale exercises involving both military and civilian response training. Prior to his involvement in threat reduction, Dr. Rose conducted basic research on highly pathogenic viruses to identify strategies for vaccine and medical countermeasure development.

Professional Experience

Director for Pandemic and Catastrophic Preparedness at the National Association of County and City Health Officials, 2015 – Present

  • Supports 2800 local health departments and all 50 state health departments in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies to identify and mitigate CBRN threats, conduct training and exercises, support consequence management activities, and assist with real-time response activities for CBRN incidents.

Department of Defense, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, 2011 – 2015

  • Provided subject matter expertise on issues surrounding non-proliferation of biological weapons as part of cooperative threat reduction activities throughout Africa

Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance, Senior Crisis Management Program, Instructor 2011 – 2013

  • Engaged nations on public health security and non-proliferation of biological weapons.

Gryphon Scientific, Senior Analyst, 2013 – 2015

  • Advised federal agencies both on international and domestic risk and consequence management related to the threat of biological and radiological weapons.

Academic Experience

Senior Policy Analyst, University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security, 2011 – 2013

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health 2011 – Present

Missouri State University, Graduate Department of Defense and Strategic Studies Faculty, Present

  • DSS 727 Chemical and Biological Warfare: Global and Community Perspectives

Major Projects

  • Developing key planning factors for a biological attack.

Publications

(Non-peer reviewed journal articles) 

  • Patrick P. Rose, Clark J. Lee, Sarah E. Sasor and Earl Stoddard III. 2012. “Creating monsters for the greater good of humanity: Conflicting interests of science and homeland security.” Journal of Emergency Management. 10(2):83-91.
  • Patrick P. Rose and Katherine Duncan. May 2, 2012. “If & When Needed: The Building of Pandemic Barriers.” Domestic Preparedness Journal (available at www.Domsticpreparedness.com).
  • Patrick  P. Rose and Kristine Rose. October 17, 2012. “Identifying & Isolating Bio-Threats Before They Present.” Domestic Preparedness Journal (available at www.Domsticpreparedness.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose and Moulaye Haidara. November 14, 2012. “Early Warning: The Front Line of Biodefense.” Domestic Preparedness Journal (available at www.Domsticpreparedness.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose. June 19, 2013. “Counter-Agroterrorism 101.” Domestic Preparedness Journal (available at www.Domsticpreparedness.com).
  • Clark Lee, Patrick P. Rose, Earl Stoddard, III. 2013. “Enhancing Communication Between Scientists, Government Officials, and the Lay Public: Advancing Science and Protecting the Public’s Welfare through Better Multi-Stakeholder Interfacing.” The Health Policy and Law Review of Loyola University of Chicago School of Law/Beazly Institute for Health Law and Policy
  • Patrick P. Rose. October 9, 2013. “Public Health Response & Emergency Management Planning.” Domestic Preparedness Journal (available at www.Domsticpreparedness.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose. November 13, 2013. “A Unified Strategy for Biodefense Preparedness.” Domestic Preparedness Journal (available at www.Domsticpreparedness.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose and Adam Bernier. January 29, 2014. “DIY Bioterrorism Part I: The Age for Synthetic Biology and the Threat to Global Security.” NCT/CBNW Newsletter (www.cbrneportal.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose and Adam Bernier. February 26, 2014. “DIY Bioterrorism Part II: The proliferation of bioterrorism through synthetic biology.” NCT/CBNW Newsletter (available at www.cbrneportal.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose and Adam Bernier. March 24, 2014. “DIY Bioterrorism Part III: Actionable Solutions.” NCT/CBNW Newsletter (available at www.cbrneportal.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose July 10, 2014. “Broadening the Public Health Security Agenda.” Domestic Preparedness Journal (available at www.Domsticpreparedness.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose. November 17, 2015. “How the Nation Is Failing in Public Health Preparedness.” Domestic Preparedness Journal (available at www.Domsticpreparedness.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose and Adam Bernier. December 14, 2014. “The Growing Threat of Bioterrorism Borne from the Surge of Global Terror.” NCT/CBNW Newsletter (available at www.cbrneportal.com).
  • Patrick P. Rose. November 15, 2015. “The Cascading Effect of Disease Outbreaks after Disasters and the Role of Public Health in Disaster Response” United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction (http://www.preventionweb.net/experts/guest/collection/46792)

Education

  • Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health & Science University, 2007
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 2011
  • B.S., Biological Sciences, Clemson University, 1998