Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health     Achieving Global Health Security

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Agenda & Presentations:

Day 1: Preparing Populations for Nuclear and Radiation Incidents

Kaiser Family Foundation Barbara Jordan Conference Center, 1330 G Street NW, Washington, DC  20005

Time                             Topic                                                                                                   Speaker

11:30 am – Noon         Registration    

12:00 – 12:05 pm   Welcome and Administrative Notes                           James James, MD

12:05 – 2:05 pm           Treating Radiation-Exposed Patients

                                     National Nursing Readiness for a Radiological 

     or Nuclear Incident                                                      Angie Bowen, RN

                                     Demonstration:  Radiation Emergency Assistance    

     Center/Training Site (REAC/TS)                                   Carol Iddins, MD

Angie Bowen, RN        

Jason Davis, PhD

                                    Transition:  Latest Developments in Emergency 

    Medical Response to Nuclear/Radiological Events     Cham Dallas, PhD

2:05 – 2:15 pm             Break   

2:15 - 3:30 pm              Innovation and Integration    

                                     Time-phased modeling of nuclear detonation 

      casualty streams                                                         CPT Trocia Clasp, PnD

                                     Exposure and Symptom Triage (EAST) Tool to Assess

Radiation Exposure after a Nuclear Detonation     Norman Coleman,MD

                                     Developing a Nuclear Global Health Workforce

       Amid the Increasing Threat of a Nuclear Crisis                Cham Dallas, PhD

Q & A

3:30 – 3:40pm              Break   

3:40 – 4:25 pm             Current Status of Radiation and Nuclear Countermeasures              

                                     The NARR’s Role in Building National Resilience        Regina Hawkins, MPH

                                     Radiological and Nuclear Countermeasure 

     Development                                                               Cullen Case, Jr., CEM

Q & A

4:25 - 4:30 pm              Break   

4:30 - 4:50 pm              Myeloid Cytokines:  Biology and Role in Acute 

    Radiation Syndrome                                         Debasish Roychowdhury, MD

4:50 – 5:00 pm             Conclusion and Wrap Up   Cham Dallas, PhD   


Clasp SDMPH_Presentation.pdf

Coleman SDMPH 8-21-19 pdf.pdf

Dallas Nuclear Global Workforce 2019.pdf

Hawkins SDMPH Annual Meeting 2019.pdf

Case RITN-SDMPH Annual .pdf


Thursday, August 22, 2019 Agenda & Presentations:

Day 2:  A Global Imperative:  A Common Core Curriculum for Health Professions Schools

Kaiser Family Foundation Barbara Jordan Conference Center, 1330 G Street NW, Washington, DC  20005

Time                             Topic                                                                                               Speaker

8:00 – 8:45 am             Registration and Continental Breakfast     

8:45 – 9:00 am             Welcome and Key Introductions                                           James James, MD

9:00 – 9:30 am             Keynote:  Addressing Preparedness:  

A National Focus                                                                 Georges Benjamin, MD 

9:30 – 9:45 am              Break    

9:45 am - Noon   Current Perspectives in Education and Training     

                                     The National Disaster Life Support Courses: Update 2019  Arthur Cooper, MD

                                     The NDMS Perspective:  Promoting Convergence

  – Why Education Must Also Be Wider                                   Richard Catherina, MD

                                     Education and Training in Europe                                             Luca Ragazzoni, MD

                                     Preparing for the Worst: Disaster Education in China       Tang (Toni) Lujia, MD

                                     Educating and Recruiting the Next Generation 

into Public Health and Emergency Response         Brock Rops, MEd

                                     Integrating clinical and visualization technologies

             into educational programs                                                       Leslie Scofield, MPH

Q & A

12:00 - 12:15 pm          Break – Pick up lunch     

12:15– 1:30 pm             Keynote Luncheon          

                                     Psychological Effects of CBRNE Disasters and Terrorism Ross H. Pastel, PhD

                                     Mass Shootings in the US: Public Health, 

Response and Please...Let’s do Something                         Alejandro Baez, MD

                                     Moderator                                                                        Umair Shah, MD

1:30 - 2:45 pm              Translational Science in Preparedness & Response

                                     Moving past consensus statements and the 

after-action report                                                                  Eric Weinstein, MD

                                     Disaster Medicine Science and Education: 

Advancing the Discipline Competencies and Milestones Raymond Swienton, MD                                      

Q & A

2:45 - 3:00 pm              Break    

3:00 - 4:00 pm              Innovations from the Field          

Planning to Protect: A community-based disaster 

risk reduction project in Puerto Rico (Videoconference) Mark Keim, MD 

Creative Collaborations Strengthening Communities 

in Puerto Rico                                                                  Judy Hastert, MT (ASCP)

Q & A

4:00 - 4:10 pm              Break    

4:10 - 4:45 pm              Innovation in Communication for First Responders

                                     using IoT Nicholas Feuer                                                           

4:45 – 5:00 pm             Conclusion and Wrap Up                                                           James James, MD


Benjamin - Ensuring Preparedness A National Focus.pdf

Cooper NDLSF Course Updates .pdf

Ragazzoni - SDMPH_Ragazzoni-1.pdf

Pastel - PsiFX CBRN for SDMPH 2019.pdf

Baez Mass Shootings Public Health Response .pdf

Shah SDMPH_Crisis_2019.pdf

Weinstein - Moving past consensus statements and aar.pdf

Hastert SDMPH presentation.pdf

Friday, August 23, 2019 Agenda & Presentations

Day 3:  Professions and Populations  

American Public Health Association, 800 I St., NW, WASHINGTON, DC  20001

Time                            Topic                                                                                          Speaker

8:30 – 9:00 am              Registration and Continental Breakfast     

9:00 – 9:10 am   Welcome                                                                    James James, MD

9:10 – 10:10 am            Redefining the Framework          

Appreciate the role of Human factors, Communication, 

and Teamwork in (and around) Disasters               Paul Barach, MD

                                     Disaster Mortality: Can We Completely 

Account for Deaths?                                                  Lynn Goldman, MD

Q & A

10:10 – 10:30 am          Break    

10:30 – 1:00 pm            SDMPH/DMPHP Business Meeting                           James James, MD

1:00 pm                         Adjourn


Barach Human Factors in and around Disasters.pdf

Goldman SDMPH Presentation 8-2019.pdf


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