Associate DirectorPhone: 410-706-4287
Adrian Wilairat is an Associate Director at the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS), where he manages CHHS projects, contracts, and general business. Since joining CHHS, he has worked on numerous activities, including a Con-Ops rail security project designed to enhance emergency response coordination among Maryland police agencies, with a focus on potential improvised explosive devices and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear incidents. He has also served as an Instructor for CHHS’s DHS/FEMA- certified course, Preparing the States: Implementing Continuity of Operations Planning, for which he traveled the country for nearly three years teaching emergency managers and state and local government officials how to establish and update emergency operations plans.
Mr. Wilairat is a graduate of Tufts University and the University of Maryland School of Law. During law school, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, a member of the Moot Court board, and a judicial intern for the Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Between his second and third years at the School of Law, he received a grant to intern in Sarajevo at the War Crimes Chamber Project of the Court of Bosnia & Herzegovina. He received the William P. Cunningham Award in recognition of exceptional achievement and service to the law school. Mr. Wilairat is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Maryland.