Jean B. Bail

Jean B. Bail
Associate Professor
Program Director
Disaster Medicine and Management

Jean graduated with an Ed.D in Higher Education Administration and Leadership and a MSN in Burn, Emergency and Trauma from Widener University.  With an interest in prehospital care, she has taught EMS, public safety and disaster medicine and management for over 40 years. She is actively engaged in federal response teams: PA 4 DMAT as the training officer and JPATS, the state surge hospital system and local activities maintaining clinical work as a RN, designated infection control officer for a local fire service and teaching a variety of classes.

Her teaching career has spanned EMT and Paramedic education, administration and education in public safety services at Hahnemann University, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences and Drexel University. She  currently directs the M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management Program.


  1. Bail, JB and Parrillo, SJ (2015). Emergency management.  In Cooney, D. (ed) EMS Medicine. Philadelphia, PA:  McGraw-Hill

  2. Parrillo, SJ and Bail, JB (2013). Incident Command Systems.  In:  Arora R. and Arora P. (eds) Medical Preparedness, Response and Homeland Security. CAB International, UK

  3. Fuller, R and Bail J. (2011). Team Teaching in the Online Graduate Environment:  Collaborative Instruction,  International Journal of Information & Communication, Issue 28 (vol 7 Nr 4)