Dr. Igor Shepherd, M.D. is currently a Readiness and Countermeasures Program Manager at the Wyoming Department of Health Preparedness and Response Unit in Cheyenne, Wyoming and is on the Wyoming COVID Response team. In this role he works with the Center for Disease Control to prepare and review Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement applications, strategic plans, progress reports, data, and deliverables. He also provides monthly briefings for the State Essential Function Partners and Health and Human Services representatives. Before working for the state of Wyoming, he worked in various other emergency preparedness jobs and also at a Nevada Nuclear Test Site for Counter-terrorism Operations where he was involved in technical research and development on national domestic preparedness and nuclear security for Department of Justice, Office for Domestic Preparedness, DHS, DOE, NNSA, DOD, DTRA, FEMA, National Guard, Tactical SWAT teams, law enforcement, first responders, and medical professionals.
His academic credentials are also relevant to the role of vaccination in pubic health:
- Ministry of Health College of Advanced Training of Medical Personnel #1
Suplement certifications to doctoral degree in medicine
Epidemiology, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS (1991 – 1992)
Russian Ministry of Defense, Central Military Hospital/Internship # 62
Military Internist: Internal medicine, C-WMD, CBRNE, radiation injuires, contagious diseases/bio-containment 3 - 4 (1989 – 1991)
Activities and Societies: Radiological isolation units. Infection control team.,
- Medical countermeasures for CWMD
- MCM and radioprotective pharma for radiological injuries
- Vaccine profiling, IL profiling, isolation ward shift work.
- Disease control and prevention.
- Advance military PPE testing and review.
- Internal medicine patients care.
- Ministry of Defense S.M. Kirov Military Medical Academy/Russian Federation
Doctor in Medicine
Fields Of Study: Military medicine and epidemiology, C-WMD, CBRN proliferation, military trauma, infection control (1982-1988)
Activities and Societies: Military toxicology operational team. Radiological/Nuclear response team.
Strategic Rocket Force (Faculty # 2), military research: weapons-grade organo-phosphates toxicology, effects of alpha, gamma/beta emitters/radioisotopes on GI motility. Spore-forming vs.non-spore-forming bio-elements during global warfare.
This talk was given on November 10,2020 in Loveland, CO. He has since been put on administrative leave and is under investigation. There is not one iota of anything improper in his talk that would cause any just or righteous employer to place him on administrative leave.