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Pauls Bio Paul Weiss, MS, BS

Paul Weiss is the Director of the Southern Maine Regional Resource Center for Public Health Emergency Preparedness ( in Portland. Paul is responsible for leading a team that supports all aspects of emergency planning, support, and training of our regions hospitals, medical centers, public health, laboratories, pharmacies and federally qualified health centers.

Since 2005,Paul worked first as a Programmer/Analyst, then as Interim Director and finally as director of the program.

In past years, Paul had worked at Maine Medical Center as a Computer Systems Specialist and for several years interacting in several departments including Psychiatry, Nursing, Radiology and Information Services. In prior years, Paul worked in the Bio-technology industry for BIODESIGN International in Saco and IDEXX Laboratories in Westbrook. Working in this field Paul used skills in Biological and Computer Sciences, traveling throughout the UnitedStates, doing unique research in Veterinary Science, Human Health, Water quality evaluation and Instrumentation.

Paul has a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science Degree from Central Connecticut State University. The BS in Biology includes aGeography minor, and secondary teacher certification in science. The MS degree is in Environmental Biology. Paul also has a Computer Hardware
associate’s level program.Paul has worked as a professional ski, climbing, paddling, and wilderness guide for many years and now does this part time and recreationally with his wife. He is also an licensed bicycle racer, and has raced in Regional, National and World Championships at the Elite and Masters level. Some photographs of these activities can be seen at his website.

Paul can be contacted by telephone: 207.662.3954 or by e-mail: [email protected] Southern Maine Regional Resource Center For Emergency Preparedness, 131 Chadwick Street, Portland, ME 04102

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