Advisory Board

Meet the members of TIEMS Advisory Board

Angeli MedinaAngeli Medina is TIEMS 2018 Annual Conference Host.

Angeli is a Nurse Educator at New York Harbor Healthcare System VA. She graduated from the University of Santo Tomas, College of Nursing in 1975.  She earned her   Masters in Public Administration with Focus on Public Policy from the University of Hawaii in 1999. She is a DRI Certified Business Continuity Professional, DRI Certified Healthcare Provider Continuity Professional, Associate Member of Business Continuity Institute, Certified Emergency Nurse, & Trauma Nurse Certified. Angeli received her training on Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty and Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) from the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Anniston, Alabama. She received a scholarship on disaster management training from the National Disaster Health Consortium, Wright State University, College of Nursing, Dayton, Ohio. She is a Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructor and Certified Trauma Nurse. She also received her certification on Basic and Advance Disaster Life Support Certification from the National Disaster Life Support Foundation.

Her poster and article on “Promoting a Culture of Disaster Prpearedness” was presented during the World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto and published by the Journal of Busienss Continuity and Emergency Planning, Volume 9, Number 3, Henry Stewart Publications, London. Her other articles on disaster preparedness were published by the Nurses Association ENA Connection. She has given presentations on “Nurses Healing the World: Climate Change & The Fight for Climate Justice” during 2014 & 2015 Left Forum at the City University of New York and at the nursing conferences in New York and Philippines. She is a member of the New York Association of Contingency Professionals (ACP), Disaster Recovery International (DRI) and DRI Healthcare Continuity Committee.        

Angeli is an Executive Board Member & President of the Veterans Affairs Educators Integrated Network. She is a member of the Disaster Emergency Management Personnel System at New York Harbor Healthcare System and participated in deployment to support a national security events. Angeli is an active member of the New York City Medical Reserve Corps and co-manager of Healthcare Continuity Reserve Corps (HCRC) under the Philippine Hospital Association Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee. She is the Executive Director and Acting President of TIEMS Philippines Chapter and a TIEMS USA Board Member. She is currently working on the TIEMS QIEDM initiative. 

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