Date: October 26, 2011
Health sciences students key to volunteer workforce in emergency preparedness and response staffing plan
Date: October 24, 2011
UofL associate professor Ruth Carrico, PhD, awarded CDC grant to develop model
Louisville, KY- Building on the success of Louisville's response to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, Ruth Carrico, PhD, plans to use a $250,000 one-year cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create an emergency countermeasure staffing plan that utilizes nursing, pharmacy and public health students. Major project partners include the University of Louisville School of Nursing and the JB Speed School of Engineering.
Date: October 17, 2011
The Incident Management Decision Support System (IMDSS) provides on-site commanders with real-time data from first responders, citizens, and local and national government agencies - allowing the incident response team to do their jobs effectively and efficiently.
Date: October 10, 2011
Union and Webster County emergency officials are learning what they need to know just in case an epidemic occurs.
Many people responsible for keeping communities safe during disasters, sharpened their skills on Wednesday at a disaster seminar.
Date: October 3, 2011
Dr. Braden Lusk, with the University of Kentucky presented his project, "Blast Protection for Power Transformers," to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) at the Sheraton Hotel in St. Loius, MO on September 15, 2011.