Elayne Saejung, MS

Elayne Saejung, MS

Assistant Director
Center for Preparedness Education
College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Professional Summary

Elayne is responsible for oversight and management of the Center for Preparedness Education. She leads staff in the development and delivery of training and exercises designed to strengthen community preparedness efforts. She was a 2015 Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and her career focus is on policy and planning for all-hazards disaster management with a background in public health preparedness, weapons of mass destruction policy, and HAZMAT operations. She has experience with nationwide training of first responders through the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium, with whom she coordinated a multiple institutional delivery of FEMA-certified training that focused on personal protective measures in response to the 2014 Ebola Outbreak. She also provided briefings to members of The Governor’s Cabinet of Hawaii on public health preparedness efforts and has planned ESF-8 response to large-scale events, such as the Kentucky Derby.


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