Serving Northeast Ohio Hospitals for 100+ Years
EmergencyPreparednessExperts2017
Home > Emergency Preparedness > Emergency Preparedness Experts

The Center's Emergency Preparedness Experts

The Center for Health Affairs' emergency preparedness experts take pride in working with area hospitals and CMS agencies to improve the level of emergency preparedness in Northeast Ohio. 


Beth Gatlin

Beth Gatlin, RN, MA-HSM, ASPR Project Director

For more than a decade, Beth Gatlin, RN, MA-HSM, has fulfilled the role of The Center for Health Affairs' ASPR project director as well as the Hospital Preparedness Program regional healthcare coordinator for 27 acute care hospitals over a five-county region (Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Lorain) by assisting them to increase their capacity and capability to respond to man-made or natural disasters.

Learn more about Beth Gatlin, one of The Center's emergency preparedness experts. 




Andrea Bishop


Andrea Bishop, BSN, Emergency Preparedness Project Manager

Andrea Bishop offers disaster preparedness training and exercise coordination to Northeast Ohio hospitals and healthcare facilities interested in planning and preparing for an all-hazards event. She works in collaboration with Beth Gatlin to manage grant-funded program activities and initiatives that enhance regional disaster preparedness through disaster preparedness training and exercising.

Learn more about Andrea Bishop, one of The Center's emergency preparedness experts.