Featured Staff Member
Kunal Rambhia, MS, Senior Analyst, researches healthcare preparedness, biotechnology, and pandemic influenza. He helped develop the Clinicians’ Biosecurity Resource iPhone app.
New Articles by Center Staff:
The Price-Anderson Act and the Role of Congress in Compensating Victims After a Catastrophic Nuclear Disaster. R. Morhard and S. Ravi
Radiological Disasters: What’s the Difference? T. K. Sell and K. Gilles
Funding for Nuclear Consequence Management–Related Programs: FY2012-FY2013. T. K. Sell and C. Franco
On April 30, 2013, the Center for Biosecurity became the UPMC Center for Health Security. Our new name signals our commitment to protecting people's health from the consequences of epidemics and disasters and to ensuring that communities are resilient to major challenges. More
Center Participates in First Disaster Management Conference in Kuwait: Anita Cicero and Monica Schoch-Spana are participating in the 2013 International EMS/Disaster Management Conference and Exhibition in Kuwait, the first conference of its kind in the country. While in Kuwait, they met with Barges Hmaud Al Barges, President of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society.
When Good Food Goes Bad: To date, legislative and budgetary efforts to reduce harm from foodborne illness outbreaks have been directed at protecting our food supply. However, food safety precautions will not guarantee 100% protection. Our report identifies improvements that could be made in surveillance for foodborne illness and suggests that the best chance we have to reduce harm when outbreaks do occur is to identify them more quickly and then respond with greater speed and accuracy. Executive Summary | Full Report | Video Brief (3/5/13)
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