Washington U Names New Specialist for Emergency Management

Ryan Nicholls will now serve as Washington University School of Medicine’s new emergency planning specialist.

ST. LOUIS – Washington University School of Medicine has appointed a new emergency planning specialist.

The university selected Ryan Nicholls, who formerly served as director of Springfield-Greene County office of Emergency Management, KSMU.org. Nicholls also served as the head of Missouri’s emergency management agency.

In a news release, Nicholls expressed his excitement over the new position.

“I am getting the chance to help build a new emergency management program for this world-class medical school, literally from the ground up – my role will be that of an emergency manager, specializing in comprehensive disaster planning,” he said.

Nicholls begins his new role on April 7.

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