University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 2011-present, Cities Readiness Initiative Coordinator, UNMC
  • 2013-present, Nebraska Credentialing Policy Workgroup, Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
  • 2006-2010, West Central Medical Response System Coordinator, Great Plains Regional Medical Center
  • 2006-2010, Community Organizations Active in Disasters (CO-AD), Lincoln County
  • 2006-2010, Planning, Exercise & Training (PET) Region, Lincoln County
  • 2001-2006, Communications Specialist, Great Plains Regional Medical Center
  • 1998-2001, Information Systems Technician, USS Kauffman FFG-59, United States Navy, Norfolk, VA.


  • MPA Graduate Student, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Planned Graduation 2017
  • BA Business Administration, Chadron State College, 2006
  • Radioman Class “A” School, United States Navy, Great Lakes, IL., 1997

Professional Interests

My professional interests include public health and healthcare disaster preparedness, emergency management, exercise and training, program development and evaluation, and building partnerships.


Contact Justin Watson
Justin Watson

984320 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha NE 68198-4320