PATRICK ASHLEY, MS, MBA, CEM
STATE HOSPITAL COORDINATOR, VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Patrick Ashley is the State Hospital Coordinator with the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Emergency Preparedness. In this role, Patrick is responsible for the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Program. This program, funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response is designed to bring together healthcare entities across facility types, jurisdictional lines, and corporate entities to ensure the resiliency of the healthcare infrastructure. Prior to his work as the State Hospital Coordinator, Patrick served as a Senior Program Manager with the Northern Virginia Emergency Response System, working to implement a variety of programs focused on vulnerable populations, public health and first responders.
Patrick has previously worked in acute care hospitals, local public health, not for profit coalitions, and in pre-hospital emergency medical services. Patrick is a Certified Emergency Manager through the International Association of Emergency Managers and holds a bachelor’s degree in Homeland Security from Virginia Commonwealth University and Masters of Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University Shreveport.
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