ASPR Announces National Healthcare Preparedness Programs (NHPP) Director

ASPR has named Jennifer Hannah as the director of the National Healthcare Preparedness Programs (NHPP). Jennifer has been a leader with ASPR since 2007, making valuable contributions to improving our nation’s health care readiness. She has previously held roles as acting NHPP division director and lead for the Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals, known as ESAR-VHP. Most recently, Jennifer has served as the deputy director of NHPP. Under Jennifer’s leadership, NHPP has made significant advancements, including extending our nation’s emergency preparedness and response capabilities by establishing the National Special Pathogen System and expanding the Regional Disaster Health Response System. In her new role, Jennifer will continue to lead NHPP and its partnership with 40,000+ health care organizations and their stakeholders as they advance innovative, coordinated, and lifesaving care in the face of emergencies and disasters.