Bioterrorism, Disaster Planning
Arizona, USA

Patty Seneski is a pioneer in the field of forensic nursing. Her areas of expertise include bioterrorism, sexual assault, and clinical forensic practice. Currently, Seneski holds the title of Emergency Preparedness Manager for Banner Desert Medical Center in the metropolitan Phoenix area and currently serves on the Arizona State Task force on Bio-Terrorism. Past appointments within Arizona include the Emergency Medical Services Council, Emergency Medical Services Board of Director. She was a founder for the Sexual Assault Response Team at Pomerado Hospital, Poway, California and formerly served as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner in Denver, Colorado. She is a respected planner and consultant in bioterrorism, weapons of mass destruction and disaster preparedness, and is widely utilized as a faculty resource for local and regional programs within these areas of specialization.

Seneski received her education at Presbyterian Medical Center in Denver and Colorado State College in Greeley. Professional affiliations include the International Association of Forensic Nurses of which she is past president, Emergency Nurses Association, Arizona Emergency Services Association and the Association of Contingency Planners.