Katherine McCormack, MPH

Katherine McCormack
Adjunct Faculty

Fire Science and Professional Studies
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
About Katherine

Katherine McCormack was the former City of Hartford, Director of Health, and the City of Hartford Director of Emergency Management.

Ms. McCormack is currently the Director of the Capitol Region Medical Reserve Corps and the former CT MRC Liaison for the Department of Public Health’s Medical Reserve Corps program. She has been consulting as a planner and exercise controller/evaluator for nine years and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of New 51, Emergency Management Masters Program.

Ms. McCormack serves on multiple boards and committees and is active in the CT Emergency Management Association (CEMA) and the International Emergency Management Association (IAEM) serving as the past Region 1 secretary/treasurer and current CT representative.

Ms. McCormack holds a B.S. in nursing from Russell Sage College and a Master of Public Health from Yale University. Katherine completed the inaugural Health Care Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) health care program in April 2006. In 2018, Katherine received the Elizabeth Fitch Memorial Leadership Award from the national Medical Reserve Corps Program.

Courses Taught
  • EMGT 6635 (Political and Politics as the Basis of Emergency Management)