Naval War College, Yale partner on first-of-kind humanitarian simulation
Faculty members from Yale University’s School of Medicine, School of Public Health, and U.S. Naval War College’s (NWC) Civilian-Military Humanitarian Response Program conducted the first-ever “Consequences of Disease Outbreak” simulation in New Haven, April 12.Source: US Naval War College
New Research Grants Announced for Researchers at Yale School of Public Health
Three new research grants, totaling nearly $10 million over five years, have been awarded by the National Institutes of Health to several investigators at the Yale School of Public Health to further research on topics as diverse as disaster planning to the effects of traffic and air pollution on newborns.
Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery: Linking Behavioral Health with Public Health Systems
On January 24, public health, behavioral health, academia professionals and state health leaders convened to discuss preparing for disasters and their psychological aftermath. The goal of the conference was for participants to be able to identify key areas for collaboration between public health and behavioral health providers on the local and regional level related to all disaster preparedness as well as to recognize key trends in evidence-based practice for early intervention in disasters and