Articles


Review of High Tech Terror: Recognition, Management and Prevention of Biological, Chemical, and Nuclear Injuries Secondary to Acts of Terrorism.  Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The Berkeley Press. Manuscript 1737


Review of Medical Disaster Response: A Survival Guide for Hospitals in Mass Casualty Events.  Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The Berkeley Press. Manuscript 1668


Review of Who’s In Charge?: Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Berkeley Press. Vol 7, Issue 1 2010


Review of Catastrophic Disaster Planning and Response. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. The Berkeley Press. Volume 7, Issue 1 2010 Article 72


Review of Homeland Security, Best Practices for Local Government. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, The Berkeley Press Volume 8, Issue 2011 Article 21 


Review of The long Shadow of 9/11. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Berkeley Press Vol 8, 2011, 21 

Research Publications


An analysis of initiatives that influence achievement of higher education by career chief fire officers in metropolitan fire departments in the State of Virginia. 2012, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN


An analysis of emergency response to terrorism incident management concepts and principles for the employment and direction of fire and emergency services at Department of Defense installations. 2002, US Fire Administration


An analysis towards the application of the principles of quality management in the fire service. 2000, US Fire Administration, Emmitsburg, MD


Applying the principles of command and control to the employment of emergency services in the Air Force 1999, US Fire Administration, Emmitsburg, MD


An analysis and status of the status of emergency medical planners in the United States Air Force 1998, US Fire Administration, Emmitsburg, MD


Book - Operations Reports


“Medic in Mogadishu,” United Nations Medical Operations in Somalia 1993-1994. 1994,  NY

book chapters


Consequence Management and Terrorism Response. 2002, CSI, The War College, Carlisle, PA

Publications Written & Books Reviewed by Dr Ditch

    


Books Reviewed


Advanced Disaster Life Support. American Medical Association, 2012, Chicago, IL


Basic Disaster Life Support, American Medical Association, 2012, Chicago, IL


Prehospital Trauma Life Support, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2014, Burlington, MA


The Business of Counterterrorism? Peter Lang Pub Inc. 2014, New York


​All-Hazards Disaster Response, National Disaster Life Support Foundation, 2016, Atlanta, GA