Jennifer Horney

Founding Director and Professor

Epidemiology Program

Core Faculty

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 public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including testing, vaccination and use of non-pharmaceutical interventions.
  • 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.

Contact Information

(302) 831-3866