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NEDTalk-Disaster Response and Flooding Resilience

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September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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OneNOAA Science Seminar

Title:  NEDTalk- Disaster Response and Flooding Resilience

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Horney, Department of Epidemiology, University of Delaware

Sponsor: NOAA's NESDIS NEDTalks

POC:  lyric.prince@noaa.gov

Remote Access: To see a presentation, join the Q&A session via Adobe Connect, click here and follow the prompts to "enter as a guest."

URL: https://noaabroadcast.adobeconnect.com/noaa-interview/

More info on DataFest and NEDTalks: https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/nedtalks

Recordings: Webinar will be posted on NOAA Satellites’ YouTube

Abstract: Dr. Horney will discuss her experiences as a member of a team of public health practitioners who responded to Hurricanes Isabel, Charley, Katrina, Wilma, Irene, and Harvey where she conducted rapid assessments of disaster impact on the public health of individuals and communities. She will discuss how NOAA’s data has assisted her with providing technical assistance to public health agencies within the U.S. and globally around disasters, emerging infectious disease outbreaks, and pandemic influenza planning and response. 

Bio: Jennifer Horney is Professor and Founding Director of the Program in Epidemiology and Core Faculty at the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware. Dr. Horney received her Ph.D. and MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where her research focused on the role of social factors in decision making during disasters. She has served on a number of national committees and is currently a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Center for Preparedness and Response, a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Planning Committee on Exploring Best Practices in Integration of Public Health and Human Services Service Delivery and Assessment Following Large Scale Disasters, and a member of the Publications Board of the American Public Health Association. She has led interdisciplinary research projects funded by the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences, National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Academies of Sciences, the Department of Homeland Security, and other federal, state, and local agencies.

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(Dr. Jennifer Horney, Department of Epidemiology, University of Delaware)



September 11

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm