Director, C-STARS Omaha
U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine / University of Nebraska Medical Center
Lieutenant Colonel (Dr.) Elizabeth R. Schnaubelt is the Director, Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS) Omaha, En Route Care Training Department, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, 711th Human Performance Wing. As director, she leads six personnel assigned to C-STARS Omaha located at the University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine to develop biocontainment care training for Air Force and other uniformed medical personnel. In this role, Lieutenant Colonel Schnaubelt also provides consultation to Air Mobility Command on aeromedical evacuation of patients with highly contagious infectious diseases, as well as Air Combat Command on the development of an expeditionary biocontainment unit capability.
Lieutant Colonel Schnaubelt entered the Air Force in 2003 as a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. Prior to her current position, she served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in the Division of Global HIV & Tuberculosis (TB), Global TB Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where she worked with international Ministries of Health supporting implementation of the global World Health Organization’s End TB Strategy addressing TB infection control and TB/HIV collaborative activities. Before her assignment at the CDC, Dr. Schnaubelt served as an infectious disease physician at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany where she engaged with host nation public health authorities and DoD leadership to develop contingency plans during the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak.
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Friday, October 23, 2020
10:00am – 11:15am EDT