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News Releases and Announcements
IEM announces the addition of two cornerstone members to the IEM Team. These hires will further the company’s growth as a leader in emergency management and homeland security.
IEM Health COVID-19 predictive modeling has been added to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) national forecast ensembles, predicting new COVID-19 cases over the next four weeks
IEM was recently named as one of the “2020 Best Places to Work” in Baton Rouge. The awards program is a project of the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Best Companies Group.
IEM, supporting Quanta Services and ATCO in LUMA Energy, serves as the federal fiscal fund manager and assists in emergency management efforts.
IEM was recently named “A Best Place to Work” in North Carolina among large businesses for 2020.
IEM announced the promotion of Dr. Prasith “Sid” Baccam to Senior Scientist. In this position Dr. Baccam will oversee strategic science and technology research projects and will play a key role in the company’s efforts in public health, artificial intelligence (AI-based) modeling, and biological and chemical threats.
IEM announced the promotion of Dr. Rashid Chotani as Medical Director. In this position Dr. Chotani will lead strategic research on science and technology and will oversee the company’s response to medical and chemical threat agents.
IEM was recognized for outstanding public affairs products in the 2020 Hermes Creative Awards international competition for creative professionals. These products were developed by IEM’s team of talented communication specialists and graphic designers.
IEM Founder/CEO Beriwal and Senior Community Liaison Patenaude participate in the Bipartisan Policy Center’s forum on “Reducing Natural Disaster Costs: Building Better and Stronger”
The costs and devastation associated with natural disasters will continue to increase as storms increase in intensity. Given the magnitude of recent natural disasters and their recurrent nature, controlling the costs of future disasters is a necessary policy objective.