External Meeting Reports

Project Public Health Ready Review Meeting

Date: Oct. 16—17, 2013 Staff Representative: Laura Biesiadecki, Resham Patel, Rachel Schulman, Naomi Rennard Member Representative: N/A Highlights: The Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) Review Meeting brought together 21 local public health preparedness practitioners to…

Disaster Mental Health Training

Date: Oct. 15—18, 2013 Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann Member Representative: N/A Highlights: Jack Herrmann conducted a three-day instructor training workshop for ten Marin County (CA) MRC spiritual care volunteers using the “Disaster Behavioral Health: A…

University of Pittsburgh MIDAS Conference

Date: Oct. 7—8, 2013 Staff Representative: Andy Roszak Member Representative: Pat Sweeney Highlights: The National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health created an initiative called Modeling of Infectious Disease Agent…

National Press Club Luncheon

Date: Sept. 10, 2013 Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann, Samantha Morgan and Justin Snair Member Representative: N/A Highlights: Dr. Frieden, director of CDC, reported on the major health issues and challenges facing both the United States…