Professional Speaking

DrFineganDr. Michael B. Finegan has over 30 years experience responding to leadership challenges during times of both national and international tragedy and disaster.  As a result of this experience he as become a frequent speaker both nationally and internationally.  He has been featured in both national and international media in addition to providing both entertaining and informative presentations to a wide range of audiences.  He also has been featured in numerous newspaper articles and multiple professional publications and magazines.

Dr. Finegan is available to speak upon request and can be reached at Peninsula Mental Health at 410-860-2673.

 

 

Some of the most recent presentations and articles Dr. Finegan has provided:

Television Inteviews

  • Finegan, M.B. (2017, March 24) Gov. Hogan invests $10 million in opioid epidemic Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2016, October 6) There is a lot to learn from ECI. Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2016, August 22) Should addicted adolescents be treated with medicine?Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2016, August 8) $3 million to fund anti-heroin efforts in MarylandClick Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2016, June 20) New law looks to monitor prescription drug use, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2015, December 1) Final MD heroin and opioid task force recommendations released, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2015, December 1) Maryland Releases Heroin Task Force Final ReportClick Here for Report
  • Finegan, M.B. (2015, October 23) Study indicates that anti-depressants may be over-prescribed, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2015, September 24) Faith may be the new weapon in fighting drug addiction, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2015, August 25) WMDT – Heroin Task Force Interim Report, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2015, July 10) Delmarva Life – Growing Heroin Problem in MD, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2015, June 30) Delmarva Life – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Fireworks, Click Here for Interview 
  • Finegan, M.B. (2015, May 20) WMDT – Growing Heroin Problem in MD, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2014, March 03) WMDT – Wicomico County HS Parents Speak Out About Viral Instagram Account, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2014, November 20) WMDT – Man Creates “Average” Doll With Big Goals, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2014, August 20) Delmarva Life -Discussing Suicide, Click Here for Interview
  • Finegan, M.B. (2014, August 20) The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Suicide, Click Here for Information
  • Finegan, M.B. (2012, August 7) Coping with the Aftermath of the Aurora, CO Shooting Public Television PAC-14; Public Radio WSCL, Salisbury, MD
  • Finegan, M.B. (2012, July 23) The Reaction to James Holmes’ Court Appearance Ch 16 WBOC (CBS Affliate) People on Delmarva React to James Holmes’ Court Appearance 07/23/2012Click Here for Video
  • Finegan, M.B. (2006, Jan.) Asian Tsunami Psychological Trauma, Dateline NBC Click Here for Interview

Magazine Articles

Newspaper Articles – Law Enforcement

  • THE DISPATCH, Ocean City, Maryland. Curing Our Coast, Shore’s Elderly Also Impacted By Opiate Addiction July 7, 2016 Click Here for Article
  • IRISH AMERICA, New York, New York. Top 100 Irish Americans, April-May, 2005
  • THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C.  Healer in a Broken Land. January 30, 2005.  Healer in a Broken Land 01/30/2005 Click Here for Article
  •  MARYLAND TIMES PRESS, Ocean City, Maryland. FBI Trains OC Cops. March 10, 1999.

PRESENTATIONS: POLICE PSYCHOLOGY

  • Finegan, M.B. (May 2, 2014) “Leadership and Courage During Psychological Challenges” Drug Unit Commander’s Course, Drug Enforcement Administration, International Training Section, International Law Enforcement Academy, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Finegan, M.B. (July 24, 2013) “Leadership and Courage During Psychological Challenges.” Drug Enforcement Administration, International Training Section, Quantico, VA.
  • Finegan, M.B. (June 4, 2012) “Corporal and Sergeant’s Challenges During Critical Incidents.” MSP Law Enforcement Training, Maryland State Police Academy, Sykesville, MD.
  • Finegan, M.B. (April 11, 2012) “Law Enforcement Transitioning War Fighters.” MSP Law Enforcement Training, Maryland State Police Academy, Sykesville, MD.

INTERNATIONAL CRITICAL INCIDENT RESPONSE

  • Finegan, M.B. (Dec. 2013) Typhoon Yolanda, Philippine Islands, Association of Religious Superiors
  • Finegan, M.B. (Jan. 2010) Haitian Earthquake with Missionaries of Charity
  • Finegan, M.B. (Sept 2009) Religious Violence, Orissa, India, Missionaries of Charity
  • Finegan, M.B. (Jan 2005, Sept 2005) South Asian Tsunami, Catholic Relief Services