In this week’s episode of CPhT Connect, Mike interviews HeatherLyn Gray, a certified pharmacy technician with expertise in emergency management and infectious diseases. HeatherLyn recounts how her upbringing in Hawaii helped influence her interest in disaster preparedness. Listeners will learn about her work with the Special Pathogens Response Network, a team that respond to outbreaks of highly infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and Ebola. HeatherLyn also touches upon the challenges of handling radiation events and the importance of collaboration and interconnectedness in emergency response efforts. Aspiring pharmacy technicians will find HeatherLyn’s advice on pursuing a similar career path invaluable – her tip to ask questions and take the initiative. Please listen for an engaging discussion on the crucial role of pharmacy technicians in public health crises and emergency management.