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September 6, 2005

Hurricane Katrina Public Health Experts

As relief agencies assist with the effort to combat diseases and other public health issues as a result of Hurricane Katrina, consider the following Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health faculty and researchers as possible sources for stories.

DISASTER RESPONSE
Gilbert Burnham, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of International Health
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response

Shannon Doocy, PhD
Research Associate, Department of International Health
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response

W. Courtland Robinson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of International Health
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response

Earl Wall
Research Associate. Department of International Health
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response

William Weiss, DrPH
Research Associate, Department of International Health
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Patrick Breysse, PhD, MHS
Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Center for Urban Environmental Health

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
George Everly, PhD
Department of International Health

Cheryl Person, MD
Department of Mental Health

PUBLIC HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE
Thomas Burke, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute

PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS
Lynn Goldman, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Center for Public Health Preparedness

Cindy Parker, MD, MPH
Instructor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences

WATER
Kellogg Schwab, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Center for Water and Health

WEST NILE/MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE
Douglas Norris, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

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