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    Brinsfield Named Assistant Secretary at DHS

    President Obama has named Dr. Kathryn Brinsfield (Cohort I) to be Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). She had been serving in this role in an acting capacity since 2013.…

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    Redd to Head CDC’s OPHPR

    As of January 1, 2015, Rear Admiral Stephen C. Redd, MD, (Cohort IV) will serve as director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) according to an announcement…

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    Cohort XII is Off and Running

    Fifty leaders from the public, private, and non-profit sector gathered in Cambridge for the opening session of the NPLI’s Cohort XII. Participants explored meta-leadership through discussions, case studies, and presentations from guest speakers including US Coast Guard Commandant (ret) Thad…



NPLI Executive Education Program Cohort XIV

Now accepting Online Applications, please go to the application page.

Opening Session: December 6 – 11, 2015 & Concluding Session: June 14 – 17, 2016.

*this is a two-part residential program, both sessions mandatory to attend.

Please click on the Executive Education link for full details on the program.

Please contact us for custom training opportunities.

The National Preparedness Leadership Initiative executive education¬†curriculum is designed to produce effective leadership at all levels of government — federal, state, and local — as well as in private and non-profit sector organizations. The NPLI curriculum leverages the combined strengths of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership. Faculty from Harvard Business School and the Harvard Medical School also teach in the program.