Tagged: Public health

CHDS Master’s Theses: June 2016 Graduation

CHDS Master’s Theses: June 2016 Graduation

The Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School graduates students with a Masters degree in Security Studies every March, September and December (with occasional June graduates).  Find all 750+ theses searchable...

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Featured Topics in the Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) has identified and featured a selection of resources associated with primary topics in homeland security or topics particularly relevant to current issues in policy, strategy and organizational management....

Thesis Series: Twituational Awareness Using Crowdsourced #Disaster Epidemiology: Three Cases of Twituational Awareness

Thesis Series: Twituational Awareness Using Crowdsourced #Disaster Epidemiology: Three Cases of Twituational Awareness

Interview — video. Dan Cain. Public health and other agencies need situational awareness to respond effectively to dangerous situations. Traditional means of obtaining this information requires significant time and personnel. Research demonstrates that social...

Thesis Series: Preventing School Shootings:  a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence

Thesis Series: Preventing School Shootings: a Public Health Approach to Gun Violence

Interview — video. Ed Welch. Gun violence in America must be addressed at the highest levels of society. Newtown, Aurora, and Virginia Tech were attacks on the very fabric of America. School shootings represent...

Thesis Series: Defining the Role of Public Health in Disaster Recovery: An Evaluation of State Public Health Planning Efforts

  Interview — video. Nicholas Davidson. There is very little to direct public health planning for long-term disaster recovery. This research surveyed plans from nine hurricane-prone states to determine the extent to which those...

CHDS Student Thesis Series: Health Security Intelligence: Assessing the Nascent Public Health Capability

CHDS Student Thesis Series: Health Security Intelligence: Assessing the Nascent Public Health Capability

Interview — video. Scott Minarcine. In this interview, Scott Minarcine discusses his thesis which explores the current state of public health’s (PH) intelligence capability across State, Local, Tribal and Territorial (SLTT) jurisdictions through qualitative...

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...