Tagged: First responders

Saving the Savable: Using Bystanders to Increase Survival From Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest in NYC

Video – 2016 CHDS Thesis Series. Frank Leeb. Every year in America, thousands of people needlessly die following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Because first responders in New York City (NYC) have difficulty arriving soon...

Thesis Series: The Effects of Obesity on Homeland and National Security

Thesis Series: The Effects of Obesity on Homeland and National Security

Interview — video. Daniel O’Connor. Through a series of policy decisions, innovations, and a growing complex food system, the United States has moved from a nation of people once considered to be undernourished, to...

CHDS Student Thesis Series: Crossing the River, A Conceptual Framework for Response to Chaos

CHDS Student Thesis Series: Crossing the River, A Conceptual Framework for Response to Chaos

Interview — video. David Linthicum. This thesis suggests that the existing protocols for initial emergency response to a chaotic event do not take advantage of the decision-making skills of front-line responders. Building from a...

The Healthcare Emergency Management Program at Boston University

The Healthcare Emergency Management Program at Boston University

Interview — video. Kevin “Kip” Thomas. Dr. Kip Thomas discusses his new Healthcare Emergency Management program at Boston University and its unique approach towards educating first-responders and public health professionals. URL to share: https://www.chds.us/?media/openmedia&id=2805

CHDS Thesis Series: Where Do I Start? Decision Making in Complex Novel Environments

CHDS Thesis Series: Where Do I Start? Decision Making in Complex Novel Environments

Interview — video. Sara Diaz. Threats to our country have never been more real, nor had more potential to impact large populations of Americans. From the homeland defense perspective, some ideology-based groups have the...

CHDS Thesis Series: Making Sense in the Edge of Chaos: A Framework for Effective Initial Response Efforts to Large-Scale Incidents

CHDS Thesis Series: Making Sense in the Edge of Chaos: A Framework for Effective Initial Response Efforts to Large-Scale Incidents

Interview — video. Cynthia Renaud. A review of response efforts to 9/11 revealed considerable challenges to resolving an event of this magnitude. To cope with these challenges, the federal government created the National Incident...

Training California’s First Responders to Deal with Current Issues

Training California’s First Responders to Deal with Current Issues

Interview — video. Curry Mayer. In this interview Curry Mayer, Director of the California Specialized Training Institution discusses the program’s evolution from the 1970’s to the present – covering the CSTI’s roles in training...

Homeland Security in Israel – the Societal and First Responder Environments

Homeland Security in Israel – the Societal and First Responder Environments

Lecture/presentation Nadav Morag Dr. Nadav Morag’s final lecture in this four-part series focuses on the societal and emergency responder environments in Israel. Preparedness and response efforts in Israel is traditionally multifaceted; as it prepares...