Alliance for Health Reform Briefing

Date: August 15, 2013
Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann
Member Representative: N/A

Highlights: The Alliance for Health Reform hosted a congressional briefing on “Public Health Preparedness: Are We Ready for Disaster?” Panelists included, Georges Benjamin (American Public Health Association), Ali Khan (CDC), and Jack Herrmann. Jack highlighted major disasters since 9/11 and the role preparedness played in affecting the response to those disasters. He also discussed the LHD role in preparedness and explained how budget cuts have affected local preparedness efforts. View the recording.

About Frances Bevington

Frances Bevington is the Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist for Public Health Preparedness at NACCHO. Her work includes emergency and risk communications planning, strategic messaging, and multichannel marketing for the adoption of best practices in public health preparedness. Twitter: @Wilkington

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