Research and Development (R&D) to Enhance Homeland Security: CRS Experts

Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy January 7, 2011

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Research and Development (R&D) to Enhance Homeland Security: CRS Experts

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he following table provides access to names and contact information for CRS experts on policy concerns relating to research and development (R&D) to enhance homeland security. Policy areas identified include: Mission: scope, magnitude, relationship to other federal homeland security goals; Conducting and coordinating homeland security R&D; Catastrophic threats—science and technology; Countermeasures—science and technology; and Encouraging private development of countermeasures.
Name/Title Phone E-mail

Legislative Issues

Mission: scope, magnitude, relationship to other federal homeland security goals Developing countermeasure policy and strategic plans Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Dana A. Shea Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Access to scientific and technical information Gina Stevens Legislative Attorney Dana A. Shea Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Establishing R&D policy and priorities Dana A. Shea Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Daniel Morgan Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Eric A. Fischer Senior Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Conducting and coordinating homeland security R&D Federal government-wide Dept. of Homeland Security John F. Sargent Jr. Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Daniel Morgan Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Dana A. Shea Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Jonathan Medalia Specialist in Nuclear Weapons Policy Dept. of Health and Human Services Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy C. Stephen Redhead Specialist in Health Policy Susan Thaul Specialist in Drug Safety and Effectiveness 7-9147 7-5849 7-6844 7-7632 7-5854 7-2261 7-0562 jsargent@crs.loc.gov dmorgan@crs.loc.gov dshea@crs.loc.gov jmedalia@crs.loc.gov fgottron@crs.loc.gov credhead@crs.loc.gov sthaul@crs.loc.gov 7-5854 7-6844 7-2581 7-6844 7-6844 7-5854 7-5849 7-7071 fgottron@crs.loc.gov dshea@crs.loc.gov gstevens@crs.loc.gov dshea@crs.loc.gov dshea@crs.loc.gov fgottron@crs.loc.gov dmorgan@crs.loc.gov efischer@crs.loc.gov

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Legislative Issues

Name/Title Judith A. Johnson Specialist in Biomedical Policy Pamela W. Smith Analyst in Biomedical Policy

Phone 7-7077 7-7048 7-1435 7-9664

E-mail jajohnson@crs.loc.gov psmith@crs.loc.gov jmoteff@crs.loc.gov jmonke@crs.loc.gov

Dept. of Defense Dept. of Agriculture

John D. Moteff Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Jim Monke Specialist in Agricultural Policy

Catastrophic threats—science and technology Biological Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Dana A. Shea Specialist in Science and Technology Policy C. Stephen Redhead Specialist in Health Policy Chemical Conventional explosives Cyberthreats Dana A. Shea Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Daniel Morgan Specialist in Science and Technology Policy John Rollins Specialist in Terrorism and National Security John D. Moteff Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Eric A. Fischer Senior Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Nuclear/Radiological Daniel Morgan Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Dana A. Shea Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Jonathan Medalia Specialist in Nuclear Weapons Policy Risk assessment Curtis W. Copeland Specialist in American National Government John Rollins Specialist in Terrorism and National Security Countermeasures—science and technology Aviation security technologies Cargo security technologies Biological research, including genomics Daniel Morgan Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Jonathan Medalia Specialist in Nuclear Weapons Policy Eric A. Fischer Senior Specialist in Science and Technology Policy 7-5849 7-7632 7-7071 dmorgan@crs.loc.gov jmedalia@crs.loc.gov efischer@crs.loc.gov 7-5854 7-6844 7-2261 7-6844 7-5849 7-5529 7-1435 7-7071 fgottron@crs.loc.gov dshea@crs.loc.gov credhead@crs.loc.gov dshea@crs.loc.gov dmorgan@crs.loc.gov jrollins@crs.loc.gov jmoteff@crs.loc.gov efischer@crs.loc.gov

7-5849 7-6844 7-7632 7-0632 7-5529

dmorgan@crs.loc.gov dshea@crs.loc.gov jmedalia@crs.loc.gov cwcopeland@crs.loc.gov jrollins@crs.loc.gov

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Legislative Issues Biomedical R&D

Name/Title Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy C. Stephen Redhead Specialist in Health Policy Judith A. Johnson Specialist in Biomedical Policy Susan Thaul Specialist in Drug Safety and Effectiveness Pamela W. Smith Analyst in Biomedical Policy

Phone 7-5854 7-2261 7-7077 7-0562 7-7048 7-5849 7-5529 7-1435 7-7071

E-mail fgottron@crs.loc.gov credhead@crs.loc.gov jajohnson@crs.loc.gov sthaul@crs.loc.gov psmith@crs.loc.gov dmorgan@crs.loc.gov jrollins@crs.loc.gov jmoteff@crs.loc.gov efischer@crs.loc.gov

Biometric and forensic technologies Cybersecurity

Daniel Morgan Specialist in Science and Technology Policy John Rollins Specialist in Terrorism and National Security John D. Moteff Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Eric A. Fischer Senior Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

Data mining Infectious disease (including vaccines)

Gina Stevens Legislative Attorney Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Judith A. Johnson Specialist in Biomedical Policy

7-2581 7-5854 7-7077 7-2508

gstevens@crs.loc.gov fgottron@crs.loc.gov jajohnson@crs.loc.gov pfigliola@crs.loc.gov

Telecom and high performance computing

Patricia Moloney Figliola Specialist in Internet and Telecommunications Policy

Encouraging private development of countermeasures Industry incentives Intellectual property rights Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Wendy H. Schacht Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Brian T. Yeh Legislative Attorney Tort liability Edward C. Liu Legislative Attorney Vivian S. Chu Legislative Attorney 7-5854 7-7066 7-5182 7-9166 7-4576 fgottron@crs.loc.gov wschacht@crs.loc.gov byeh@crs.loc.gov eliu@crs.loc.gov vchu@crs.loc.gov

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Frank Gottron Specialist in Science and Technology Policy fgottron@crs.loc.gov, 7-5854

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