NDMS Pilot Program Staff

Captain Eric Deussing, MD, MPH, FACPM, MC, US Navy, Director

Email: eric.deussing@usuhs.edu
CAPT Deussing leads the MCNIS Team and strategically guides the DoD’s NDMS Pilot Program. He has served in both operational and strategic leadership roles, overseeing enterprise-wide medical preparedness, global health security, and public health response programs. He most recently served as the DoD Liaison to the US centers for Disease Control

Nicholas Cagliuso, Sr, PhD, MPH, Deputy Director for Research

Email: nicholas.cagliuso.ctr@usuhs.edu
Dr. Cagliuso brings nearly 30 years of experience as an emergency management leader and scholar to provide overall research direction, planning, and execution of MCNIS. His focus on the MCNIS Team is research design, conduct, and evaluation, and developing evidence-based tools and recommendations for the NDMS Pilot Program.

Michelle Kimball, MS, CEM, Deputy Director for Healthcare Partnerships and Planning

Email: michelle.kimball.ctr@usuhs.edu
Ms. Kimball has extensive experience in civilian healthcare emergency preparedness, international disaster response, and public health emergency preparedness. She also brings 18 years of US Army Reserves medical operations and planning experience to the MCNIS team, to include operational planning for the Puget Sound Federal Coordinating Center.

Victoria Klimczak, Program Manager

Email: victoria.klimczak.ctr@usuhs.edu
Ms. Klimczak has contributed to numerous National Center projects including Crisis Symposium, Stop the Bleed Initiative, and is now Program Manager on the MCNIS Team. As the MCNIS Program Manager, she provides administrative oversight and is responsible for finance, personnel management, and contracts supporting the NDMS Pilot Program.

Allyson Sison, MA, Special Projects Administrator II

Email: allyson.sison.ctr@usuhs.edu
Ms. Sison brings local-level public health emergency preparedness experience with program coordination and response to her role on the MCNIS Team. She provides a wide range of administrative duties and programmatic support for the NDMS Pilot Program.

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