92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Joint Session 6 Disaster Risk Reduction and Human Health

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 333 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Third Symposium on Environment and Health; and the Seventh Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research )
Moderator:  John Balbus, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  3:30 PM
Preventing Disasters: Disaster Risk Reduction for Environmental Health
Mark E. Keim, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
  3:45 PM
Space Weather Impacts on Critical Infrastructure
William J. Murtagh, NOAA/NWS/Space Weather Prediction, Boulder, CO
  4:30 PM
The Capability and Capacity of Hospitals to Respond to the April 27, 2011 Tornadoes - Planning and Responding to High-Impact Weather Disasters
David L. Wallace, Center for Strategic Health Innovation, National Center for Disaster Medical Response, University of South AL, Mobile, AL
  4:45 PM
Ambulance 701: Enroute and Approaching with the National Weather Service
Margaret L. Fowke, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD


  5:00 PM
Weather Risks to Hospital Buildings and Healthcare Continuity
Wendy Marie Thomas, American Meteorological Society, Washington, DC
  5:15 PM