Dr. Hank Christen, PhD

Dr. Hank Christen, PhD

In-depth experience in fire, EMS, emergency management and terrorism response operations. Co-author (with Paul Maniscalco) of eight books and field guides in the disaster response and terrorism fields.

Graduated as a Doctor of Education (Human Performance Technology specialty) in May, 2009. The doctoral dissertation was related to the efficacy of simulations for paramedic training. 

Current projects include writing a book on Dynamic Resilience, teaching undergraduate courses at Pensacola State College, graduate courses at The George Washington University and Capella University and ongoing planning and teaching with the Florida-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (Fl-1 DMAT).

Hobbies include travel, reading, offshore powerboat racing and flying radio-controlled helicopters.

Specialties: Dynamic Resilience, disaster response, incident command, course development, and human performance technology.


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