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Education in Emergency Mgmt / Internship

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Dr. James Howard Murphy

Program Coordinator and Associate Professor for Anderson University’s Emergency Services Management and Homeland Security degree programs

Dr. Howard Murphy serves as Program Coordinator and Associate Professor for Anderson University’s (Anderson, SC) Emergency Services Management and Homeland Security degree programs within the School of Public Service and Administration, and as Chairperson of the University’s COVID-19 Task Force. He also serves as a part-time Emergency Management Coordinator with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Division.

Having contributed to the development of many of the existing United States’ Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Complex Medical and Public Health Operations, and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) policies, programs and organizations, Dr. Murphy has mentored many professionals across the spectrum of emergency response to national defense and national security. He possesses 32 years of program management experience, 32 years of experience as an emergency responder, 32 years in emergency management, 27 years of national security experience primarily in the area of countering weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and 34 years of service within the U.S. Army and Army Reserve.

Dr. Murphy’s military and civilian education includes the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army War College, a Bachelor of Art (Carson-Newman University), a Master of Business Administration – Healthcare Administration (City University of Seattle), a Master of Strategic Studies (U.S. Army War College), and a Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership – Organizational Management focusing on Emergency/Disaster Management (Carolina University). He has also completed Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive Education Program in National Preparedness, and a Disaster Science Fellowship with the Academy of Emergency Management.

Kimberly Bailey, MA, SCCEM, NRP

Inpatient Emergency Manager, MUSC Health Charleston Division

System Emergency Manager for MUSC Health 

SCEMA Executive Leadership Team


Kimberly Bailey is the System Director of Emergency Management for MUSC Health Inpatient facilities. She holds a master’s degree in Emergency Management and Homeland Security from Arizona State University and is a South Carolina State Certified Emergency Manager.

Kimberly sits on the Executive Leadership Board for the South Carolina Emergency Management Association and is an Academic Associate Professor teaching for Arizona State’s Emergency Management Master’s program. She is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator and an Ancillary Author for Jones and Bartlett, writing content related to the use of simulation in the pre-hospital care environment.

In her previous role as the State Infectious Disease Planner and Training Manager for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, she coordinated several state and local exercises related to general all hazards within emergency management and hospital related safety issues. 


March 2
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Event Category:


Atlantic 1-3

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