Delaware Journal of Public Health
Volume 5, Issue 4

Disaster Preparedness

The Delaware Journal of Public Health (the Journal), a periodic, electronic publication, is the signature peer-reviewed journal of the Academy/DPHA. The Journal is Delaware-focused, but frequently includes articles, editorials, and research from national sources.

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Article 1. In this Issue: Disaster Preparedness
Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS and Timothy E. Gibbs, MPH

Article 2. Guest Editors
Timothy R. Cooper, MA, CEM and Rick Hong, MD

Article 3. Creating a Culture of Preparedness
Timothy R. Cooper, MA, CEM

Article 4. Emergency Management in the First State
Edward (Tony) Lee

Article 5. Keep Children Safe on Halloween
Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS

Article 6. The American Red Cross' Disaster Protocol - The Delaware Chapter
Israa Hassan

Article 7. Volunteers: The Core of the American Red Cross Response, Preparedness
Autumn Thompson

Article 8. Delaware Medical Reserve Corps (DMRC)
Lisandra Clarke, BS

Article 9. Debunking 10 Disaster and Preparedness Myths
Mollee Dworkin

Article 10. The Importance of Communication Before and During a Public Health Emergency
Andrea Wojcik

Article 11. The Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware: The World's First Center for the Social Scientific Study of Disaster
Zachary Cox; James Kendra, PhD; Tricia Wachtendorf; Valerie Marlowe

Article 12. When it Comes to Disaster Preparedness, Local Innovation Equals Global Resilience
Joshua L. Kelly, CEM

Article 13. Super Storm Sandy: What We Learned
Timothy R. Cooper, MA, CEM and Rick Hong, MD

Article 14. Get a Plan; Make a Kit
Nicholas Colazzo, MD and Douglas Ader, DO, PA-c

Article 15. Emergency Plans Should Be In Place for Seniors and People With Access and Functional Needs
April A. Cleveland, PhD and Beth MacDonald

Article 16. Nurses Were Built For the Front Lines
Malikah Taylor, MPH, MSN, RN

Article 17. Being Pet Prepared Saves Human and Animal Lives
Karen A. Clark

Article 18. Review of Emerging Infectious Disease Preparedness Measures for the State of Delaware
Nikki Kupferman, MS and Emily Hanlin

Article 19. Chemical Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and EmergencDepartments
Gregory K. Wanner, DO; Sukhi Atti, MD; Edward Jasper, MD

Article 20.Community Planning for the Health Care Delivery System: Building Resilience within Delaware
Reed Jones, MPS, CEM