As a problem-solver and organizational strategy development expert, Tabinda works with government clients to address many of the challenging national health security issues facing the United States in our increasingly global and technological environment. She brings over 12 years of experience in the public health emergency field to identify and assess areas of need and risk in mission and operations, advising senior leadership across organizations on strategic solutions to planning for, responding to, and mitigating risks. Currently, Tabinda works with the Chief Medical Officer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), providing subject matter expertise in using data-driven approaches for infectious disease surveillance and maintaining workforce health and safety.
Before joining Cadmus, Tabinda held a variety of contract positions supporting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response by managing several strategic and process improvement projects including the verification of federal medical response capabilities and requirements for informed decision-making during emergencies and disasters and establishing an electronic survey for healthcare to determine the number of mechanical ventilators available in the United States during the H1N1 pandemic. Prior to her work at DHS and HHS, Tabinda used her data and analytical skills to support an information technology project at the U.S. Department of Commerce to convert paper documents to electronic format.
Tabinda completed her master’s degree in management of health informatics and analytics at the George Washington University and holds a bachelor’s degree in Behavioral and Community Health from the University of Maryland-College Park. She was a recipient of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Assistant Secretary Team Achievement Award in 2020 for her work during the COVID-19 Pandemic.