What Did Hurricane Sandy Reveal about Public Health Competency and Capability?
Learning Areas:Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe the extent to which Superstorm Sandy challenged the competency and capabilities of local health departments in the greater metropolitan region surrounding New York City.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Deputy Director of Columbia Universityâs National Center for Disaster Preparedness and a Co-Investigator of our CDC-funded Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center, I have been very involved in developing and conducting research projects on public health roles in disasters, and in developing strategies for teaching about public health competencies and capabilities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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