Founding Director and Professor
Disaster Research Center
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Areas of Expertise
- Research focuses on the impacts of natural disasters on public health, as well as linkages between disaster planning and the actions communities and individuals take to prepare, respond and recover.
- Can comment on the application of epidemiologic methods in post-disaster settings.
- Has trained rapid response teams around the world to respond to outbreaks of novel and reemerging diseases, such as Influenza A H1N1.
- Member of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response's Board of Scientific Counselors at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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