Aaron Marshall

Aaron Marshall is a First Year Global Health MPH Candidate at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Aaron’s concentration is Infectious Diseases, with a certificate in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies.

Aaron earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Sociology with coursework in Emergency Management and International Relations from Western Carolina University in December 2014. Aaron holds graduate certificates in Terrorism Studies from Haifa University in Haifa, Israel and Health Emergencies in Large Populations from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland. Aaron also attended a short-course in Humanitarian Response at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a short-course in Disaster Response Leadership from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Aaron is currently a Type I Wild-land firefighter, Incident Command Instructor & EMT and works in Atlanta providing medical care to at-risk urban populations.

In 2016 he worked in Israel as part of a team who spearheaded aero-medical emergency evacuation services for refugees, Palestinians and Israeli nationals. From 2014-2015 he worked in Haiti, Nepal, the Philippines, and Jordan to build capacity in national emergency medical response structures.

Aaron was awarded Civilian of the Year for the non-profit Team Rubicon USA. Since joining Team Rubicon after Operation: Greased Lightning in 2012, Aaron has deployed to over 25 domestic and international humanitarian assistance and disaster response operations. He has held multiple leadership positions in Team Rubicon. He currently serves as the Regional Planning Manager for Team Rubicon Region 4.

Aaron attended the Clinton Global Initiative in 2014 for the development of an emergency response early warning development platform for aero-medical evacuation systems. Aaron is a recipient of the National Campus Compact John W. Barnhill Civic Trailblazer award and the Frank Newman Civic Fellowship for his work in domestic disaster response from 2011 to 2014. He chairs his family’s charitable foundation to provide scholarships for service activities throughout the United States.

Aaron’s Hometown in Gastonia, North Carolina and currently resides at Emory-Point, Atlanta, Georgia.