Tagged: First responders

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Thesis Series: Beyond the first 48: Incorporating Non-Traditional Stakeholders into Incident Response

  In this Master’s Thesis Series interview, Octavio Saenz speaks with Emily Jane McLoughlin (MA1801/1802), Emergency Preparedness Program Manager for the Department of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management in Arlington, VA, about the...

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...

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...

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...