Donald Donahue is a professor and program chair for graduate health care administration at University of Maryland University College (UMUC). He teaches classes at UMUC and the University of Maryland Baltimore County in health care administration and global health. Dr. Donahue is managing partner of Diogenec Group, a Washington, DC healthcare professional services firm. He previously served as the Director of Health Policy & Preparedness Programs at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Vice President with Jefferson Consulting Group, Senior Marketing Manager for Magellan Health Services, department administrator and corporate consultant for New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, and Deputy Surgeon for Plans and Fiscal Administration for the Army Reserve. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the University of Pittsburgh Center for National Preparedness. He holds a BS in Sociology and Political Science from the University of the State of New York, an MBA from Baruch College, and a Doctorate in Health Education from A.T. Still University. Dr. Donahue is the secretary for the North America Chapter of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Other professional activities include board membership in the American Academy of Disaster Medicine and American Board of Disaster Medicine, advisor to the Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, work as a peer reviewer for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), medical response director for Firestorm Solutions, technical advisor for Quantum Leap Innovations, and past Chairman of the Board of Directors for Melwood, an AbilityOne disability services agency.