Dr. Daniel J. Barnett is an Instructor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is on the staff of the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness (CPHP), where he provides a range of emergency preparedness trainings for the public health workforce.
From 2002 to 2004, Dr. Barnett also served as liaison between the CPHP and the Baltimore City Health Department, where he worked as a program administrator for the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and developed preparedness training curricula for Baltimore City Health Department employees. Dr. Barnett served on the executive committee and chaired the evaluation committee for Harbor B.A.S.E., a regional bioterrorism preparedness exercise for the Greater Baltimore Metropolitan region conducted in July 2003.
Dr. Barnett’s research interests include best practice models to enhance all-hazards public health emergency readiness and response. Specific areas of focus include design and evaluation of preparedness curricula for public health workers; mental health aspects of public health emergency response; public health readiness exercises; and organizational culture change issues facing health departments in building a ready public health workforce.
Dr. Barnett received his medical degree at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. He received his Masters of Public Health degree at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Yale University.