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J. Bennet Waters, DHA

J. Bennet Waters, DHA

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management

Bennet Waters is an accomplished senior executive with a successful record of leadership in a variety of public, private and federal government settings. Dr. Waters has also held senior roles in academic, public and for-profit healthcare organizations.

He is a frequent speaker and author on counterterrorism, transportation security, emergency preparedness, disaster management and healthcare administration.

Research Activities

  • Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Management
  • Intergovernment relations
  • Homeland & National Security Policy, Strategy and Programs


BA, Medical Ethics, Davidson College

MPH, Public Health, Boston University

DHA, Health Administration, Medical University of South Carolina

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