Appendix A
Workshop Agenda

PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS OF DISASTERS: BUILDING CAPACITY TO RESPOND

Co-Sponsored by

The Disasters Roundtable

and

The Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research and Medicine

The National Academies, Room 100

500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

JUNE 22, 2004

8:30 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions, and Workshop Objectives

William Hooke, Chair, Disasters Roundtable

Paul Rogers, Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research and Medicine

SESSION 1: LINKING HAZARDS AND PUBLIC HEALTH (PART 1)

Moderator:

Yank Coble, President-Elect, World Medical Association

8:50 a.m.

Communicating Science to the Public

Julie Gerberding, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

9:10 a.m.

Health Effects Following Terrorism

Lynn Goldman, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

9:30 a.m.

Questions and discussion

10:00 a.m.

Break



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Public Health Risks of Disasters: Communication, Infrastructure, and Preparedness - Workshop Summary Appendix A Workshop Agenda PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS OF DISASTERS: BUILDING CAPACITY TO RESPOND Co-Sponsored by The Disasters Roundtable and The Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research and Medicine The National Academies, Room 100 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 JUNE 22, 2004 8:30 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, and Workshop Objectives William Hooke, Chair, Disasters Roundtable Paul Rogers, Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research and Medicine SESSION 1: LINKING HAZARDS AND PUBLIC HEALTH (PART 1) Moderator: Yank Coble, President-Elect, World Medical Association 8:50 a.m. Communicating Science to the Public Julie Gerberding, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9:10 a.m. Health Effects Following Terrorism Lynn Goldman, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 9:30 a.m. Questions and discussion 10:00 a.m. Break

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Public Health Risks of Disasters: Communication, Infrastructure, and Preparedness - Workshop Summary SESSION 1: LINKING HAZARDS AND PUBLIC HEALTH (PART 2) Moderator: Joseph Barbera, Co-Director, Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management, George Washington University 10:20 a.m. Disaster–Public Health Nexus1 Linda Bourque, Associate Director, Center for Public Health and Disasters, University of California, Los Angeles 10:40 a.m. Social and Health Effects During Heat Waves Eric Klinenberg, Assistant Professor, New York University 11:00 a.m. Infrastructure Loss as a Public Health Risk Rae Zimmerman, Director, Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems, New York University 11:20 a.m. Complex Disasters and Public Health Jean-Luc Poncelet, Chief, Emergency Preparedness, Pan American Health Organization 11:40 a.m. Questions and discussion 12:10 p.m. Lunch break PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE: CAPACITY BUILDING AND LESSONS LEARNED (PART 1) Moderator: Ann-Margaret Esnard, Cornell University 1:55 p.m. Which Part of “Emergency” Didn’t You Understand? William Raub, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Department of Health and Human Services 2:15 p.m. Public Health Monitoring and Training Needs Samuel Wilson, Deputy Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 1   Linda Bourque was unable to be present at the workshop; however, her presentation is available on the Disasters Roundtable website.

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Public Health Risks of Disasters: Communication, Infrastructure, and Preparedness - Workshop Summary 2:35 p.m. Capacity Building to Respond Lew Stringer, Senior Medical Advisor, Department of Homeland Security 2:55 p.m. Rapid Assessment of Health Effects During Disasters Carol Rubin, Chief of the Health Studies Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control 3:15 p.m. Questions and discussion 3:45 p.m. Break PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE: CAPACITY BUILDING AND LESSONS LEARNED (PART 2) Moderator: Ellis M. Stanley, Sr., Manager, City of Los Angeles, Emergency Preparedness Department 4:05 p.m. Practical Look at Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management: Protecting Workers and Continuing Essential Services Jack Azar, Senior Vice-President, Health and Safety, Xerox Corporation 4:25 p.m. NGO’s Role in Capacity Building of the Public Rocky Lopes, Manager, Community Disaster Education, American Red Cross 4:45 p.m. Displaced Children and the Community J. R. Thomas, Director, Emergency Management Office for Franklin County, Ohio 5:05 p.m. Questions and discussion 5:35 p.m. Wrap-Up Bernard D. Goldstein, Dean School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh 6:00 p.m. Adjourn