Law & Policy AnalystPhone: (410) 706-3531
Trudy Henson joined CHHS as a Law and Policy Analyst in September 2008 and became the Center’s Public Health Program Manager in 2014. Her professional experience extends to mass fatality planning, alternate care site planning for local hospitals, legal research for public health policy guides, and exercise development for local health departments. Additionally, she has worked on strategic emergency operations policy development for local and state emergency management entities, energy assurance, critical infrastructure identification and planning, and transit risk assessments.
Henson has a Bachelor of Arts from Berry College, a Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of Georgia, and graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law cum laude in 2008. During law school, Ms. Henson worked on the Journal for Health Care Law and Policy and interned for the Securities and Exchange Commission. She is a co-author of “Legal Issues in Mass Fatality Events” published by the American Medical Association in 2012, and is an Adjunct Professor for the Law School course Law and Policy of Emergency Public Health Response.