2015 SDMPH Inaugural Meeting

Keynote speaker


Georges C Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, APHA

July 29-31, 2015

Hope Hotel & Conference Center, Dayton, Ohio

Listen to one of the nation’s most influential physician leaders speak passionately and eloquently on health issues having the most impact on our nation today

New or Existing SDMPH Members – $50Non-Members – $100Medical Reserve Corps$50 (2-day) $25 (1-Day)Students  $25Register online www.sdmph.org or email: sdmphmembership@faseb.org


Wednesday, July 29

8:30 AM – NDLSF Board Meeting  (Closed Session)2:00 PM – Tour of The National Center for Medical Readiness and Calamityville ® Training LaboratoryBasic Radiation Demonstration by University of Georgia and REACTS5:00 PM – Welcome Reception for All Meeting RegistrantsPosters

Thursday, July 30

8:30 AM – Continental Breakfast9:00 AM – Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30 AM – Keynote Address

Georges C Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, APHA

10:00 AMBreak

10:15 AM – Presentations – Panel I

Moderator: Charles W Beadling, MDDirector, Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM)Tang Lujia, MD-Preparedness & Response Posture in ChinaXin Hua Hospital, affiliated to Shanghai Xin Hua Hospital, Shanghai, ChinaEduardo Dolhun, MD – Culture and Disaster ReliefAdjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, Stanford University Medical Center, Doctors Outreach Clinics, San Francisco, CA DripDrop Foundation, San Francisco, CACAPT Paul Reed, MD – Ebola West AfricaU.S. Public Health Service Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, (CDHAM) Division of Global Health, USUHS

11:15 AM – Presentations-Panel II

Moderator:  Kandra Strauss-Riggs, MPH Operations Director, National Center for Disaster Medicine & Public HealthBetty Duggan-Utilization of MRC in NYC HospitalsDirector, New York City Medical Reserve Corps, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Emergency Preparedness and ResponseMary Casey-Lockyer-Sheltering requirements for Special Needs and Displaced PopulationsSenior Associate for Disaster Health Services at the National Headquarters of the American Red CrossDavid Gerstner-Regional Changes to Mass Casualty Triage and Active Shooter ResponseMMRS/RMRS/EP Coordinator, Dayton Fire Department

12:15 – 1:15 PM Lunchtime Presentation

Christina Hernon, MD – Am I a First Responder, or Am I a Victim?Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Division of Medical Toxicology,  University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolPosters

1:15 PM– Presentations-Panel III

Moderator: Daniel Barnett, MD, MPHAssociate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthStacey Arnensen – Packing Your Digita Go-Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile DeviceNational Library of Medicine/National Institutes of HealthMichael Colvard, DDS – Dentists as Responders in DisastersUniversity of IllinoisArthur Cooper, MD – Children in DisastersCollege of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia UniversityPrathit Kulkarni, MD – Sensitivity of Disaster Mortality Surveillance After Hurricane Sandy — New Jersey, 2012–2013Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)2:30 PM – 2:45 PMBreak2:45 PM – 4:00 PM Breakout SessionsNDLSF today and tomorrowSDMPH structure and organizationEducation and training. From competencies to certification to performance – Ready, Willing, and Able4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Breakout Summaries and Wrap-up5:00 PM – Optional Evening Activity

Friday, July 31

7:30 AM – Continental Breakfast8:00 AM – 11:30   – CDLS Course. Register online at http://register.ndlsf.org/course/search.php?search=coursesearchCDLS. All meeting registrants encouraged to attend.Noon – 2:30 PMWorking lunch, course evaluation and recommendations

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