J. Bennet Waters, DHA

Adjunct 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