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

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

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

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

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

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...