UAV Workshop No. 1: Strategic Vision for Rural Communities - Speaker Bios
- Last Updated: Thursday, 15 December 2016 11:53
DENNIS LOTT, Program Director/Instructor
Hinds Community College UAS
4136 Airport Road, Bolton, MS 39041
Ph: 601.857.3301 - Fax: 866-249-1257
The aviation department at Hinds Community College offers several degree options to prepare majors for professional positions in aviation and aviation-related areas. From aircraft maintenance, a commercial pilot program, to training in piloting unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Hinds CC aviation programs prepare students for exciting career opportunities.
ITALO SUBBARAO, DO, MBA, Associate Dean
Pre-Clinical Sciences & Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences (Family Medicine), William Carey University
Dr. Subbarao is the Associate Dean, Pre-Clinical Sciences & Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences (Family Medicine) at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He was formerly Director of Public Health Readiness Office at the American Medical Association Center for Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response, the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness an official AMA publication, and the Medical Director for the National Disaster Life Support Program Office.
Dr. Subbarao is a leader in domestic and international disaster response including terrorism and is recognized for his work in interprofessional competency development and assessment. He has provided field and technical support to the Haiti Earthquake, the Mumbai Shootings, Hurricanes Gustave and Ike, Hurricane Katrina, the Pakistan Earthquake, and other large scale events. He has published and edited over 60 books and articles and has been an invited speaker to many domestic and international sponsored conferences which include US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organizations.
Dr. Subbarao is an emergency medicine physician and has completed additional fellowship training in Disaster Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Subbarao completed his emergency medicine residency training at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where he won three national resident research awards. He is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medical School joint DO/MBA program in Health Care Administration. He lives with his wife and son in Hattiesburg, MS. Sr. Subbarao joined WCUCOM in 2012.
REBECCA BROWN, Center Coordinator, Mississippi Community Education Center
Rebecca “Becky” Brown is working with OTC to help facilitate and coordinate grant writing and other joint funding opportunities