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Dr. Annette L. Sobel MD MS

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Associate Professor

Phone: (806) ***-****  
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Texas Tech University
3601 4Th Street Room #2A206
Lubbock , Texas 79430
United States

Company Description: Beginning in 1969 as Texas Tech University School of Medicine, today Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a six-school university located in Abilene,...   more

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  • BS , chemistry , biochemistry and computer science
  • BS
    Rutgers University's Cook College
  • MD degree
    Case Western Reserve University
  • MD
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Outcome Logic - Accurate, Relevant, Timely Information to Action, 28 June 2015 [cached]
Dr. Annette L. Sobel
Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri
Dr. Sobel is an adjunct professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, the Nuclear Science Engineering Institute at the University of Missouri, and with MU's Family and Community Medicine program. She also serves as an assistant to the provost for strategic opportunities at MU. Sobel develops interdisciplinary research teams to address research problems focused on engineering, medical, security and defense needs. A former Major General in the National Guard, Sobel's work primarily focuses on innovative educational platforms, performance sustainment under stressful conditions, bioinformatics tools for early warning of disease outbreaks, and countermeasures to weapons of mass destruction. She is a guest scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and serves on National Academy panels addressing the global war on terrorism, and homeland security. Sobel has received NATO recognition for lifetime contributions to the understanding of bio-effects and countermeasure development to weapons of mass destruction.
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Annette L. Sobel
Albuquerque Tribune Online, 14 July 2003 [cached]
New Mexico's new homeland security director, Annette Sobel, wants to start her new job with teaching.
Sobel, who was appointed by Gov.
"I want to know how people feel about the war on terror," Sobel said."I can't do my job unless I understand how the community thinks and how they will respond in a crisis."
Sobel is a medical doctor and a national security analyst for Sandia National Laboratories.She's also a brigadier general in the Air National Guard.
"That's been a very interesting job," she said."I'm one of the few women who hold that title."
She has organized several counterterrorism conferences in New Mexico over the past 10 years and is an expert in fighting bioterrorism.
Richardson asked Sandia President C. Paul Robinson to loan Sobel to the state to fill the position after former director R. L. Stockard resigned, Sobel said.
"Jobwise, I don't think there will be a big difference in the substance of what I do for the state and what I have been doing for Sandia," Sobel said."I'll just spend more time leveraging my national ties and networking to build a substantive security and educational outreach program in New Mexico."
Sobel will continue working for the labs part time for the next three months as she shifts into the position.She says she still has a lot to learn about the state homeland security office and the details of state response plans before she will make changes, if they're needed.
"I know a lot about biological problems and health issues," she said."I also know a lot about the complexities of military response plans, but there are still several areas I'm learning about."
Her first goal will be to build an educational outreach program, where members of the Homeland Security Department will talk to people about their fears of terrorist attacks with smallpox, dirty bombs and other devices.The program will teach people the reality of those threats and how to react if a problem occurs, Sobel said.
"Educational outreach is the first thing on my list," she said.
"We need to look at new areas were we can compete for money," Sobel said.
SIGNAL Magazine, 1 Aug 2000 [cached]
According to Dr. Annette Sobel, principal member of the technical staff at Sandia and a physician and researcher, the early military prototypes laid much of the technological groundwork for BioSimMER.As one of the key researchers in the military's program, Sobel helped develop the system to support the training of medics who would be the first on the scene of a battlefield casualty.
As with BioSimMER, after the initial capabilities were developed, users were brought in to evaluate and make suggestions for improvements."The technology is wonderful and can be very useful, but it can't just be developed by technicians.It has to be user friendly," Sobel relates.
After research and prototyping on the technology was complete, the project did not receive funding to continue the work so Sobel and Stansfield, with the assistance of Sandia, began designing a system that could be used by the civilian sector.
Sobel, who also is a colonel in the U.S. Air National Guard and works in the civil support group that provides weapons-of-mass-destruction support, says the transition into the nonmilitary setting is facilitated by the underlying design of the technology."It was developed as an open architecture so you can pull in other types of hardware and software.In the urban environment, if a sensor is developed for determining the type of biological agent, the system could just pull in another data stream," she explains.
Family Security Matters, 4 Feb 2007 [cached]
Dr. Annette Sobel, Senior Medical Examiner for the FAA; Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories; Director Homeland Security, State of New Mexico. (read more)
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