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As the current Ebola outbreak continues to unfold, public health departments around the country are readying their staff and communities for a possible response. In the November session of Hot Topics, Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH, will speak about the Ebola preparedness efforts underway in Washington State. In the one-hour presentation, Lindquist will discuss how the… Read More »
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces a funding opportunity for small projects to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery. NLM is soliciting proposals from partnerships in the U.S. that include at least… Read More »
Hi! I’m Madelena Romansic, the Program Assistant since December at the NN/LM PNR. I recently participated in Seattle’s first Disaster Relief Trials (DRTs), held at the University of Washington as part of the Bicycle Urbanism Symposium. Inspired by an annual event of the same name in Portland, OR, Seattle’s DRTs illustrated the unique advantages of… Read More »
Part 1: Prevention & Preparendness – Friday October 4, 2013 – 9am – 4pm Pacific Part 2: Response & Recovery – Thursday, November 7, 2013 – 9am – 4pm Pacific Location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library Room 220, University of Washington, Seattle The “Protecting Cultural Collections” workshops are presented in a 2-part sequence to produce the following… Read More »
Two remote sessions relevant to those interested in disaster response are coming up in June from the Disaster Information Management Research Center, U.S. National Library of Medicine: Thursday, June 20, 1:30 PM Eastern Time. Disaster Information Specialists Meeting (open to all interested parties). Topic: Accessing Free Biomedical Literature in Disasters. Speakers: Claire Allen, Knowledge Manager… Read More »