Jeremiah Kunze

Jeremiah Kunze (BU HEM ‘12) was recently hired by Santa Clara County Public Health Department, Santa Clara County, CA as the Public Health Preparedness Manager. The position works to plan, implement, coordinate, direct and monitor the activities of the Public Health Department disaster preparedness programs for Santa Clara County in order to establish and ensure compliance with countywide protocols and plans. In this role, Jeremiah provides broad oversight in developing and coordinating a long-term strategy for public health and medical preparedness in the event of a man-made or natural disaster affecting the population of Santa Clara County.

Jeremiah says, “The BU HEM program provided me with the specialized knowledge of the healthcare system that is required to apply emergency management concepts to the expanding roles of public health.”