Emory PERRC Dissemination Resources and Tools

Emory PERRC

Emory PERRC Research Projects

Emory PERRC Pilot Projects


CORE

Presentations
Berkelman R. Using Student Capital during Emergencies. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA. February 16-19, 2010.

Berkelman R. University Research Engagement. Public Health Preparedness Summit. San Diego, CA. February 18, 2009.

Abstracts
Little K, Harrison C, Kanago M, Hast M, Thornton A. Extra Hands in Emergencies: Emory's Student Outbreak and Response Team and Mutually Beneficial Collaborations with Public Health Partners. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 22-25, 2011.

Other
Potter MA, Houck OC, Miner K, Shoaf K. October 2012. The National Health Security Preparedness Index: Opportunity and Challenges. A white paper by the CDC-funded Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers. Prepared with sponsorship by the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Association of Schools of Public Health: Washington, DC.

Auchmutey P, Tricoles R. The Science of Being Ready. Rollins School of Public Health, Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University Magazine. Fall 2011

EpiVanguard. Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research. Fall 2010 (full newsletter)

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Academic-Community Partnerships in Preparedness

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Gargano L, Gallagher P, Freeman A, Morris Jr J, Temporado Cookson S, Greenwald I, Lichtenberger P, Milhous WK, Williams-Johnson M, Wolfe C, Isakov A, Woods CW, Hughes JM. Academic Consortia: Untapped Resources for Preparedness, Response, and Recovery-Examining the Cholera Outbreak in Haiti. Emerg Infect Dis 2011;17(11). 10.3201/eid1711.110727.

Dunlop AL, Logue K, Beltran G, Isakov A. The Role of Academic Institutions in Community Disaster Response since September 11, 2001. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2011; 5 218-226

Dunlop AL, Logue K, Vaidyanathan L, Isakov A. Facilitators and Barriers for the Effective Academic-Community Collaboration for Disaster Preparedness and Response. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. December 12, 2012, 1-9.

Morris G, Greenspan A, Howell K, Gargano L, Mitchell J, Jones J, Potter M, Isakov A, Woods C, Hughes J. Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) Inaugural Tabletop Exercise: Foodborne Toxoplasmosis Outbreak Detected on College Campuses. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science March 2012, 10(1): 89-97.

Presentations
Isakov A, Dunlop A. Academic-Public Health Partnerships for Improved Community Disaster Resilience. National Disaster Life Support Annual Meeting 2013, Atlanta, GA July 16-17, 2013

Isakov A, Dunlop A. Getting Them to Talk: Academic-Public Health Partnerships for Improved Community Resilience. Public Health Preparedness Summit 2013, Atlanta, GA March 12-15, 2013

Isakov A. Preparing for Disaster in the Academic Community. Advanced Seminar: The Business, Economics and Psychology of Organized Violence and Terrorism. Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. March 7, 2013

Isakov A. Academic-Public Health Partnerships for Sustainable Community Preparedness and Response Systems. FEMA Summit and Think Tank, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, February 28, 2013

Isakov A. Community Emergency Preparedness and Response - A Role for the Academic Partner. Duke - National University Singapore, December 9, 2012

Isakov A, Dunlop A. American Association of Medical Colleges focus group to further refine strategies for overcoming barriers to academic-community partnerships for preparedness and response, September 19, 2012.

Isakov A, Dunlop A. American Association of Colleges of Nursing focus group to further refine strategies for overcoming barriers to academic-community partnerships for preparedness and response, August 6, 2012.

Isakov A, Dunlop A. American Association of Health Centers, Senior Administrative Fiscal officers pre-annual meeting focus group to further refine strategies for overcoming barriers to academic-community partnerships for preparedness and response, July 19, 2012.

Isakov A, Dunlop A. Professional Association Delegates Focus Group. Public Health Preparedness Summit 2012. Anaheim, California, February 23, 2012.

Isakov A. Panel Discussion: "Partnerships and Networks for Preparedness-Unfamiliar Bedfellows? Facilitators & Barriers to Partnerships for Preparedness and Response. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 23, 2011.

Isakov A. Academic-Community Partnerships for Sustainable Community Preparedness and Response Systems. National Center for Integrated Civilian-Military Domestic Disaster Medical Response. Washington, DC. March 24, 2011.

Isakov A. Academic-Community Partnerships for Sustainable Community Preparedness and Response Systems. Building Support: Willingness to Work During an Emergency Webinar, Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response. June 29, 2011.

Isakov A. Academic-Community Partnerships for Preparedness. Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Directors of Public Health Preparedness Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. September 19, 2011.

Isakov A, Dunlop A. Professional Association Delegates Focus Group. Public Health Preparedness Summit 2011. Atlanta, GA. February 21, 2011.

Isakov A, Dunlop A. Academic-Community Partnerships in Preparedness. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, February 11, 2010.

Isakov A. Academic-Community Partnerships in Preparedness. Meta-Leadership Summit for Preparedness Post-Summit Meeting. Atlanta, GA. January 21, 2011

Isakov A, Dunlop A. Academic-public health partnerships: augmenting response to community disasters. Biological Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Southeastern Regional Center of Excellence for Emerging Infections and Biodefense / Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats. Atlanta, GA, January 12, 2010.

Isakov A. Partnerships and Networks for Preparedness. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 18, 2010.

Isakov A. Role of Disaster Response Networks-NGO's, Local, State, and Academic Health Centers. Disaster Response Utilizing Academic Institutional Resources. Atlanta, GA, July 27, 2010.

Isakov A. Relationships of Academic and Public Health Response Agencies. Disaster Response Utilizing Academic Institutional Resources. Atlanta, GA, July 28, 2010.

Isakov A, Dunlop A. Academic-Community Partnerships in Preparedness. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 15, 2010.

Isakov A. Displaced Populations and Healthcare, Lessons Learned at an Academic Health Center. Grand Rounds, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Worcester, MA. December 17, 2008

Isakov A. Academic-Community Partnerships in Preparedness. CDC/COTPER Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers Webinar Series. Atlanta, GA, February 12, 2009

Dunlop A. Academic-Community Partnerships in Preparedness. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, January 19, 2009.

Isakov A, Honore R. Preparing for Disasters – Public Health Preparedness Planning for Individuals, Communities and Vulnerable Populations. Emory PERRC Panel Discussion, Atlanta, GA. September 17, 2009

Isakov A. Academic-Community Partnerships in Preparedness. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 17, 2009.

Abstracts
Isakov A, Dunlop A. Effective Strategies for Collaborative Action – Leveraging Academic Institutions into Public Health Agency Emergency Response and Preparedness Activities (Poster Session) Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 21-24, 2012.

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Immunization Systems and Public Health Preparedness

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Van Otterloo J, Seib K, Ault KA, Omer SB. Women's health providers as vaccine providers in public health emergencies. J Reprod Med. 2014 Jul-Aug;59(7-8):401-8.

Lee A, Berendes D, Seib K, Whitney E, Chavez S, Meyer PL, Berkelman R, Omer SB, Spaulding A. Spaulding. Distribution of A(H1N1)pdm09 Influenza Vaccine: Need for Greater Consideration of Smaller Jails. J Correct Health Care 2014 20: 228 DOI: 0.1177/1078345814532223 DOI: 10.1177/1078345814532223

Curran EA, Seib K, Wells K, Hannan C, Bednarczyk RA, Davis R, Hinman AR, Omer SB. A National Survey of Immunization Programs Regarding Immunization Information Systems Data Sharing and Use. J Public Health Manag Pract 2013; 27 December 2013.

Silvaggio JL, Van Otterloo J, Curran EA, Whitney EA, Weiss PS, Seib K, Omer SB. Vaccine Providers' Perspectives on Impact, Challenges, and Response During the California 2010 Pertussis Outbreak. Hum Vaccin Immunother 2014; 10:27 - 26; PMID: 24045304; http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/hv.26438

Seib K, Gleason C, Richards J, Chamberlain A, Andrews T, Watson L, Whitney E, Hinman A, Omer SB. Partners in Immunization: 2010 Survey Examining Provider Differences among H1N1 Vaccine Providers in Washington State. Public Health Reports. 2013 May-Jun;128(3):198-211

Frew PM, Hixson B, Kulb C, del Rio C, Esteves-Jaramillo A, Omer SA. Factors Related to Seasonal and Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccination among Minority Communities in Atlanta. Vaccine 2012 Jun 13;30(28):4200-8. Epub 2012 Apr 23.

Seib K, Barnett D, Weiss P, Omer SB. Vaccine-related standard of care and willingness to respond to public health emergencies: a cross-sectional survey of California vaccine providers. Vaccine. Volume 31, Issue 1, 17 December 2012, Pages 196-201

Chamberlain AT, Wells K, Seib K, Kudis A, Hannan C, Orenstein WA, Whitney EAS, Hinman AR, Buehler JW, Omer SB, Berkelman RL. Lessons Learned from the 2007 – 2009 Hib Vaccine Shortage: Implications for Future Vaccine Shortages and Public Health Preparedness. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. J Public Health Management Practice, 2012, 18(3), E9–E16.

Chamberlain AT, Seib KG, Wells K, Hannan C, Orenstein WO, Whitney EAS, Hinman AR, Berkelman RL, Omer SO. Perspectives of Immunization Program Managers on 2009 – 2010 H1N1 Vaccination in the United States: A National Survey. Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science. 2012. 10 (1)

Link Gelles R, Chamberlain AT, Schulkin J, Kevin Ault K, Whitney EAS, Seib KG, Omer SB. Missed opportunities: filling the gap in immunization knowledge and perceptions in the obstetric setting. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2011 Dec 24.

Lee AS, Berendes DM, Seib KG, Whitney EAS, Berkelman RL, Omer SB, Spaulding AC. Receipt of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine by Correctional Facilities in the United States, 2009-2010. Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report. January 6, 2012, 60(51);1737-1740 Erratum

Van Otterloo J, Richards JL, Seib K, Weiss P, Omer SB. Gift Card Incentives and Non-Response Bias in a Survey of Vaccine Providers: The Role of Geographic and Demographic Factors. PLoS ONE 6(11): e28108. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028108

Lagasse´ LP, Rimal RN, Smith KC, Storey JD, Rhoades E, Barnett DJ, Omer SB, Links J. (2011) How Accessible Was Information about H1N1 Flu? Literacy Assessments of CDC Guidance Documents for Different Audiences. PLoS ONE 6(10): e23583. doi:10.1371/journal

Presentations
Chamberlain A, Seib K, Ault KA, Orenstein WA, Frew, PM, Malik F, Cortes M, Whitney EAS, Flowers L, Berkelman RL, Omer SB. Antenatal Influenza and Tdap Vaccination: Factors Associated with Intention to Vaccinate Prior to Delivery. 2014 National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Annual Conference on Vaccine Research, April 30, 2014, Bethesda, MD. Oral presentation.

Omer SB, Hinman A, Seib K. Changes Since H1N1: Perspectives from Immunization Managers in a National Survey
Broadcast Date: September 25, 2013

Omer SB, Chamberlain A. Flu & Tdap vaccine promotion package in Georgia obstetric practices: MOMVAX study. Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, May 9, 2013

Seib K. Changes since H1N1, perspectives from Immunization Managers in our 2012 national survey. CDC NCIRD. Atlanta, Georgia. November 15, 2012

Omer, SB, Ault K. Obstetrician-Gynecologists as Vaccine Providers in Public Health Emergencies. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA. March 13, 2013

South Central Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center, Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, Alabama Department of Public Health, Blumenstock J, Cordova J, Hopfensperger D, Ludwig B, Mullins A, Newlon N, Sims W. Successful Strategies for Integration of Immunization and Emergency Preparedness Programs and Practice. Satellite Conference and Live Broadcast. Tuesday April 10, 2012.

Omer SB, Heier Stamm J, Volk M, Hinman A. Immunizations and Preparedness: Geographic heterogeneity in vaccine acceptance and risk of outbreaks; Geographical vaccine distribution and equity in access; Pertussis outbreak challenges in California. Sharing Session Anaheim, CA, February 24, 2012.

Seib K, Ockers S, Allan S, Abbey R. Healthcare Providers and Public Health Preparedness in Washington and California: Communication Best Practices and Pharmacies' role as pandemic and emergency responders, Pre-Summit Workshop. Anaheim, CA, February 21, 2012.

Omer S, Hannan C. Results from the 2010 Immunization Program Managers Survey Joint Webinar with Emory PERRC and Association of Immunization Managers. Joint Webinar with Association of Immunization Managers presented to Immunization Program Managers and Emergency Preparedness Directors from Atlanta, GA and Washington, DC January 12, 2011.

Seib, K. Washington State H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Providers and Preparedness Survey Results. Washington State Health Department Immunization and Preparedness Staff Meeting, Olympia, WA, January 18, 2011.

Seib, K. Oregon Vaccine For Children Providers 2009 Influenza Vaccine and Preparedness Survey Results. Oregon State Health Department All Hands Staff Meeting, Portland, OR. January 20, 2011.

Seib, K. Emory PERRC Immunization Systems Research Results. Oregon State Health Department Immunization Research Group, Portland, OR. January 20, 2011.

Omer S. Project Update – Immunization Systems and Public Health Preparedness. Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, February 14, 2011.

Omer S. "Public Health Preparedness in Non-Public Health Disasters; Using Preparedness as an Indicator for Vaccine Rates During the 2008 Haemophilus influenzae Type B Vaccine Shortage." Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 25, 2011.

Seib K. Social Justice and Ethical Considerations during 2009 – 2010 H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Campaign: Perspectives from our Research. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 25, 2011.

Omer S, Seib K. Emory PERRC Immunization Systems Preliminary Research Results: Leveraging and determining best practices for the U.S. vaccine system in public health emergencies. CDC Seminar Series, Atlanta, GA, March 22, 2011.

Spaulding A. Community Health Planning – Putting Jails on the Map. American Correctional Health Services Association National Conference, Orlando, FL, April 9, 2011

Omer SB, Seib K. Washington Providers 2010 H1N1 Vaccine and Preparedness Preliminary Survey Results. Webinar presented to Washington State and Local Health Departments and Washington Providers from Atlanta, GA. April 15, 2011

Omer SB. Determining and leveraging best practices for the U.S. vaccine system in public health emergencies. Presentation to Dr. Ali Khan. Emory University. Atlanta, GA. May 19, 2011.

Seib K. Emory PERRC Overview and 2010 IPM Survey Results. South Central Public Health Partnership Executive Board Meeting. Jackson, MS. June 8, 2011.

Omer SB. Immunization Systems Project Update. Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA September 9, 2011.

Omer SB. Immunization Systems Project Overview. Dean's Advisory Council. Atlanta, GA. October 8, 2011.

Omer S, Seib K, Sweeney P, Ivy J. Utilizing Research to Inform Public Health Practice and Emergency Preparedness and Response: Managing Scarce Resources and Modeling Responses to the "What Ifs" and Unknowns of Public Health Emergencies. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 22-25, 2011.

Lee S, Donahue M, Berendes D, Seib K, Whitney E, Chaves S, Omer SB, Berkelman R, Spaulding A. The Perils of Overlooking Jails in Public Health Planning: Emergency Response to H1N1. Georgia Public Health Association. Atlanta, GA. April 12, 2011

Chamberlain A. Preparing for Vaccine Shortages & Pandemics: Results from IPM and VFC Provider Surveys. Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) Program Managers' Meeting: Atlanta, Georgia, January Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, January 22, 2010.

Chamberlain A. Project Update – Immunization Systems and Public Health Preparedness. Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, February 11, 2010

Omer S. Immunization Systems and Public Health Preparedness. Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 15, 2010

Chamberlain A. Science Support for Public Health Practice. Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Directors of Public Health Preparedness Meeting. Newport, RI, September 22, 2010

Chamberlain A. Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) and Southeast Regional Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biodefense (SERCEB) Meeting Panel Discussion. Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Chamberlain A, Hinman A, Berkelman R, Kudis A. Emory/AIM ad hoc immunization project focus group meeting convening immunization program managers and emergency preparedness leads. National Immunization Conference. Atlanta, GA, April 21, 2010.

Buehler J. Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) Program Managers' Meeting. New Orleans, LA, November 18, 2008.

Buehler J. Public Health & Healthcare Responses to Vaccine Shortages. Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, January 2009.

Buehler J. Immunization Systems and Public Health Preparedness. Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, September 17, 2009.

Buehler J, Chamberlain Emory/AIM Ad hoc immunization project working group meeting. National Immunization Conference. Dallas, TX, March 31, 2009.

Abstracts
Chamberlain A, Seib K, Ault K, Orenstein W, Frew PM, Whitney E, Cortes M, Flowers LC, Omer SB. Improving Antenatal Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination in the Obstetric Setting: Results from the Baseline Survey for Emory MOMVAX "P3" Randomized Controlled Trial. Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Meeting. Greensboro, Georgia, August 22-23, 2013

Seib K, Gleason C, Richards J, Chamberlain A, Andrews T, Watson L, Whitney E, Hinman A, Omer SB. Partners on Every Corner: Pharmacists  Role as H1N1 Vaccine Providers, 2010 Survey in Washington State  Examining Provider Differences.  Poster Session, American Pharmacist Association 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition. New Orleans, LA, March 10, 2012.

Van Otterloo J, Richards JL, Seib K, Weiss P, Omer SB. Lessons from a Provider Survey in Washington State: demographic and geographic response bias in the 2010 Washington Health Care Providers and Practices H1N1 Influenza Vaccine and Preparedness Survey. Poster Session Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 21-24, 2012.

Berendes D, Spaulding A, Whitney E, Chamberlain A, Chavez S, Omer S. H1N1 Influenza in Correctional Facilities: H1N1 Influenza in Correctional Facilities: Public Health's Role and Room for Improvement in Prisons and Jails Nationwide (An Early Perspective). Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 22-25, 2011.

Link-Gelles R, Chamberlain A, Schulkin J, Ault K, Whitney E, Seib K, Berkelman R, Omer S. H1N1 influenza immunization practices among obstetricians in the United States, Fall 2009. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 22-25, 2011.

Chamberlain A, Seib K, Wells K, Hannan C, Hinman A, Whitney E, Berkelman R, Omer S. Use of Immunization Information Systems during the 2009 – 2010 Pandemic H1N1 Vaccination Campaign: A National Survey of Immunization Program Managers. National Immunization Conference. Washington DC, March 28-31

Seib K, Wells K, Chamberlain A, Hannan C, Van Otterloo J, Hinman A, Whitney E, Berkelman R, Omer S. All Hands on Deck: Collaborations between Immunization and Emergency Preparedness Programs during the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Response. National Immunization Conference. Washington DC, March 28-31

Seib K, Chamberlain A, Wells K, Hannan C, Richards J, Van Otterloo J, Hinman A, Whitney E, Berkelman R, Omer S. Part of the Plan:  Use of Incident Command System (ICS) and Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Structures during the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Response. National Immunization Conference. Washington DC, March 28-31

Lee AS, Berendes D, Spaulding A, Seib K, Chung K, Chavez S, Whitney E, Meyer PL, Omer S. Emergency Preparedness Practices in U.S. Correctional Facilities during the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic. National Conference on Correctional Healthcare by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care National Conference. Las Vegas, NV, October 9-13, 2010.

Chamberlain A, Kudis A, Hannan C, Wells K, Hinman A, Whitney E, Berkelman R. Facing the Influenza Pandemic: Collaboration between Immunization and Preparedness Programs.  2010 Public Health Preparedness Summit, Atlanta, GA, February 16-19, 2010. 

Chamberlain A, Kudis A, Groom H, Welch F, Hinman A, Hannan C, Wells K, Whitney E, Berkelman R. Use of Immunization Information Systems by VFC Provider Sites in Oregon and Louisiana in Planning for and Managing the 2009 – 2010 Influenza Vaccination Campaign. National Immunization Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 19-22, 2010. 

Chamberlain A, Kudis A, Hinman A, Hannan C, Wells K, Whitney E, Berkelman R. Improving Communications During a Vaccine Shortage: Lessons Learned from the 2008 – 2009 Haemophilus influenza Type – B (Hib) shortage. National Immunization Conference: Atlanta, GA, April 21 2010

Kudis A, Chamberlain A, Hinman A, Hannan C, Wells K, Whitney E, Berkelman R. Functional Capabilities of Immunization Information Systems during Vaccine Shortages and Public Health Emergencies. National Immunization Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 19-22, 2010

Chamberlain A, Kudis A, Welch F, Groom H, Hinman A, Whitney E, Berkelman R. Preparing for H1N1 Vaccination in Oregon and Louisiana: Informing Practice while Advancing Immunization Systems and Public Health Preparedness Research. Public Health Systems Research Interest Group Meeting, Boston, MA, June 29-30, 2010

Tools

  • 2009 IPM Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, 2009 Immunization Program Manager Survey. July 23, 2009
  • 2010 IPM Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, 2010 Immunization Program Manager Survey, June 29, 2010
  • 2012 IPM Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, 2012 Immunization Program Manager Survey. July 9, 2012
  • Correctional Facility Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, H1N1 Survey of Healthcare Workers in Correctional Facilities, April 2010
  • 2009 OBGYN Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, 2009 OB/GYN Providers H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Survey. October 21, 2009
  • 2009 VFC Providers Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, 2009 VFC Providers Influenza Vaccine and Preparedness Survey, Louisiana. October 27, 2009
  • 2009 VFC Providers Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, 2009 VFC Providers Influenza Vaccine and Preparedness Survey, Oregon. October 27, 2009
  • 2010 H1N1 Providers Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, 2010 H1N1 Providers Vaccine and Preparedness Survey. September 23, 2010
  • 2011 H1N1 Providers Survey Tool: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, 2011 H1N1 Providers Vaccine and Preparedness Survey. June 10, 2011
  • 2012 MOMVAX RCT Intervention Package Materials
    (Please note these materials were included in the intervention package developed for the Emory MOMVAX Study and are still under evaluation.)

Brief Reports
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Permissive State Exemption Laws Contribute to Increased Spread of Disease. May 20, 2011

Mid Project Review Research Brief for CDC. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center (Emory PERRC) Immunization Systems and Public Health Preparedness Project: Association of Immunization Managers Develop National Policy Recommendations from Emory PERRC Research Results.

Other
Van Otterloo J. Gift Card Incentives and Non-Response Bias in a Survey of Vaccine Providers: The Role of Geographic and Demographic Factors. (Master's thesis) Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. Atlanta, GA. May 2012

Van Otterloo J, Seib K, Omer SB, Issue Brief: Study Protocol for Surveying Vaccine Providers- Achieving a High Response Rate Using Gift Card Incentives. January 1, 2013

Ockers S. Communication Preferences of Health Care Providers during an Emergency: Data from four state surveys conducted before and after the H1N1 influenza mass vaccine distribution. (Master's thesis – joint program MPH/PA). Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. December 2011.

Lee AS. The Association of Average Daily Population of Jails on 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Receipt (Master's thesis) Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. May 2011.

Kharod G. Effect of a joint incident management team response on health care providers' perceptions regarding the adequacy of pandemic H1N1 vaccination campaigns in Washington, USA, 2009. (Master's thesis) Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. May 2011.

Kudis A. Boosting public health preparedness: the correlation between public health preparedness activities and responses to the 2008-2009 Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine shortage. (Master's thesis) Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. 2010.

Link-Gelles R. Educating pregnant women about routine childhood immunizations: attitudes and beliefs of obstetricians. (Master's thesis) Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. 2010.

Moline HL. Preparedness activities among metropolitan and non-metropolitan VFC providers prior to the 2009 H1N1 vaccination campaign. (Master's thesis) Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. 2010.

Kudis, A, Chamberlain A, Wells K, Orenstein W, Weis P, Whitney E, Seib K, Hannan C, Hinman A, Omer S, Berkelman RL. Issue Brief: Boosting Public Health Preparedness: Public Health Preparedness Activities and Responses to the 2008-2009 Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccine Shortage. October 14, 2011.

2010 Correctional Facilities Survey – Press Release: H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Campaign During Pandemic Bypassed Many U.S. Jails - Press Release

Advancing Preparedness through Public Health Systems Research Report Example of impact: Improving Disaster Relations, part of a Congressional Briefing from Academy Health's Public Health Systems Research One Page Congressional Briefing "Advancing Preparedness through Public Health Systems Research". Article adapted by Academy Health from our mid-project review issue brief and distributed at the Congressional Briefing: "Public Health 101: Restoring Order After the Cameras Leave" on September 12, 2011.

Seib K, Chamberlain A, Hinman A, Whitney EAS, Berkelman R, Omer SB. All Hands on Deck: Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Immunization System Research. Poster Presentation at the Georgia Research Alliance - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC Foundation Research Collaboration Symposium. Atlanta, GA, April 25, 2011.

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Improving Disaster Planning for Nursing Home, Home Health, and Dialysis Providers

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Blake S, Howard D, Eiring H. San Diego's Area Coordinator System: A Disaster Preparedness Model for U.S. Nursing Homes. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2012 Dec;6(4):424-7. doi: 10.1001/dmp.2012.65.

Daugherty J, Eiring H, Blake S, Howard D. Disaster preparedness in home health and personal care agencies: Are they ready? Gerontology. April 6, 2012. DOI: 10.1159/000336032

Eiring H, Blake SC, Howard DH. Nursing Homes' Preparedness Plans and Capabilities. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2012; 7(2) 127-135

Howard D, Zhang R, Huang Y, Kutner N. Hospitalization rates among dialysis patients during
Hurricane Katrina. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine.
2012 Jul 19:1-5. Available on CJO 2012 doi:10.1017/S1049023X12000945

Presentations
Howard, D. Developing a Long Term Care Emergency Preparedness Web Portal. Florida Health Care Associations Emergency Preparedness Council Meeting. April 2, 2014 Tallahassee, FL.

Howard D. Project Update - Disaster Planning for Nursing Home Providers Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, May 9, 2013

Howard D, Blake SC. Improving Disaster Planning in Nursing Homes and Home Health Agencies. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity Webinar. May 8, 2012. http://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/2012/callinfo_050812.asp

Eiring H, Blake S, Howard D. Nursing Homes' Preparedness Plans and Capabilities, (Sharing Session) Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 21-24, 2012.

Howard D, Blake S. Improving Disaster Planning in Nursing Homes and Home Health Agencies. Invited presentation. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response. Atlanta, GA, January 11, 2012.

Blake S, Howard D, Eiring H. Ensuring Quality of Care in Nursing Homes through Disaster Preparedness: The San Diego Area Coordinator Model. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Seattle, WA, June 12-14, 2011.

Blake S, Howard D, Eiring H. Emergency Preparedness of Nursing Homes Providers: A Qualitative Study. American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Denver, CO, November 6-10, 2010.

Howard D. Project Update – Disaster Planning for Nursing Home Providers Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 15, 2010.

Eiring H. Disaster Planning for Home Health Care Providers. Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies. Savannah, GA, August 16, 2010.

Howard D, Tarde S. San Diego's Area Coordinator System: A Disaster Preparedness Model for U.S. Nursing Homes. Public Health Systems and Services Research Keeneland Conference, Lexington, KY, April 21, 2010.

Howard D. Disaster Planning for Nursing Home Providers. Kentucky Health Care Association. Lexington, KY, April 20, 2010.

Howard D. Project Update – Disaster Planning for Nursing Home Providers Emory PERRC Advisory Board Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February 11, 2010.

Eiring H. Disaster Planning for Nursing Home Providers. Florida Association of Health Facilities. Orlando, FL. December 2, 2009.

Blake S. Improving Disaster Planning for Nursing Home Providers California Association of Health Facilities – San Diego Chapter Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, April 23, 2009.

Howard D. Improving Disaster Planning for Nursing Home, Home Health and Dialysis Providers. COTPER/CDC Webinar Session VII, Atlanta, GA, August 27, 2009.

Howard D, Blake S. Improving Disaster Planning for Nursing Home, Home Health, and Dialysis Providers. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 17, 2009.

Zalen J. Improving Disaster Planning for Nursing Home Providers. American Health Care Association Disaster Planning Committee Meeting. February 26, 2009. (One of our "stakeholders", Janice Zalen of AHCA, presented on our behalf)

Howard D. Improving Disaster Planning for Nursing Home, Home Health, and Dialysis Providers. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, January 19, 2009.

Abstracts
Blake SC, Eiring H, Howard DH. Communication is Key: Improving Disaster Planning in Nursing Homes and Home Health Agencies. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting: Long Term Care Interest Group Colloquium. Orlando, Florida, June 2012.

Daugherty J, Eiring H, Blake S, Howard D. Disaster Preparedness in Home Health and Personal Care Agencies: Are They Ready? Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 21-24, 2012.

Eiring H, Blake S, Willis H, Howard D. Developing Partnerships with Long Term Care Provider Associations to Improve Disaster Planning. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta GA, February 22-25, 2011.

Blake S, Howard D, Eiring H. Improving Disaster Planning for Nursing Home Providers. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 16-19, 2010.

Other
Howard D, Blake S, Eiring H. Improving Disaster Planning and Preparedness in Nursing Homes International Association of Emergency Managers Bulletin. May 2012.

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Incident Command and Emergency Operations Centers

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Potter MA, Houck OC, Miner K, Shoaf K. Data for Preparedness Metrics: Legal, Economic, and Operational. J Public Health Manag Pract 2013;19 Suppl 2:S22-7. 10.1097/PHH.0b013e318295e8ef. PMC3832194.

Freedman AM, Mindlin M, Morley C, Griffin M, Wooten W, Miner K. Addressing the Gap Between Public Health Emergency Planning and Incident Response: Lessons Learned from the 2009 H1N1 Outbreak in San Diego County. Disaster Health. 2012; 1(1)

Presentations
Freedman A. Mixed-methods Approaches to Translating Emergency Preparedness Research into Practice and Improving Evaluation in Emergency Preparedness Programs. (Pre-Summit Workshop) Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 21, 2012.

Mindlin M, Blackwell P, Bitler E, Freedman A, Miner K. Local Health Department Implementation of ICS and EOCs: Looking Back, Shaping the Future. (Interactive Session) Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 22, 2012.

Bitler E, Lee AS, Mindlin M, Weiss P, Smock J, Miner K. Experiences and Attitudes – A National Survey of Local Health Departments' Use of the Incident Command System and Emergency Operations Centers. (Poster) Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 23, 2012.

Freedman A, Mindlin M, Smock J, Miner K. Fostering Collaborating Between Academia and Public Health Emergency Preparedness Practitioners through a Community Based Participatory Research Approach (Poster) NACCHO Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 23, 2012.

Freedman A, Mindlin M, Morley CA, Griffin M, Miner K. Improving Risk Communication in Emergencies: Lessons Learned from a Case Study Using the 2009 Novel H1N1 Influenza Outbreak in San Diego. (Poster) Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 22-25, 2011.

Miner K. Incident Command Systems and Emergency Operations in Public Health Crises. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, February 14, 2011.

Freedman AM, Mindlin M, Miner K. Incident Command Systems and Emergency Operations in Public Health Crises. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 7, 2011.

Freedman A. Improving the Rigor of Qualitative Studies in Emergency Preparedness Research. CDC Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers (PERRC) Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA, October 27, 2010.

Prietula M. Incident Command Systems and Emergency Operations in Public Health Crises. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, February 11, 2010.

Miner K. Incident Command Systems and Emergency Operations in Public Health Crises. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 15, 2010.

Buehler J. Incident Command Systems and Emergency Operations Centers in Public Health Crises. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 17, 2009.

Buehler J. Incident Command Systems and Emergency Operations Centers in Public Health Crises. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, January 19, 2009.

Abstracts
Freedman A, Mindlin M, Smock J, Miner K. Fostering Collaborating between Academia and Public Health Emergency Preparedness Practitioners through a Community Based Participatory Research Approach, Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 21-24, 2012.

Mindlin M, Blackwell P, Bitler E, Freedman A, Miner K. A National Survey of Local Health Departments' Use of the Incident Command System and Emergency Operations Centers (Interactive ). Public Health Preparedness Summit. Anaheim, CA, February 21-24, 2012.

Freedman A, Mindlin M, Morley CA, Griffin M, Miner K. Improving Risk Communication in Emergencies: Lessons Learned from a Case Study Using the 2009 Novel H1N1 Influenza Outbreak in San Diego. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 22-25, 2011.

Freedman AM, Mindlin M, Morley C, Griffin M, Miner K. Improving Public Health Emergency Preparedness: Narrowing the Gap between Planning and Reality: Lessons Learned from the H1N1 Outbreak in San Diego on workforce preparedness (2011). American Public Health Association Conference. Washington, DC, October 29 - November 2, 2011.

Tools
Freedman A, Mindlin M, Miner KR. Mixed-methods Approaches to Translating Emergency Preparedness Research into Practice and Improving Evaluation of Emergency Preparedness Programs.

Other
Mindlin, M. Making Funds Count: Developing a Grant-Making Program. DomPrep Journal, July 2011, 8-10.


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Feasibility and Acceptability of Using 2-Way Text Messaging to Improve Response to Critical Events

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Magee M, Isakov A, Paradise H, Sullivan P. Mobile phones and short message service texts to collect situational awareness data during simulated public health critical events. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 2011 Nov-Dec; 6(6):379-85.

Presentations
Magee M. Feasibility and Acceptability of Using 2‐Way Text Messaging to Improve Response to Critical Events. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, February 11, 2010

Abstracts
Magee M, Isakov A, Zerylnick J, Sullivan P. Short Message Service (SMS) Texting for Surveillance and Reporting: Pilot Testing Innovative Preparedness Communication. Public Health Preparedness Summit, Atlanta, GA. February 16-19, 2010.

Magee M, Paradise H, Isakov A, Sullivan P. Feasibility of two-way short message service (SMS) texting as epidemiologic tools in preparedness and surveillance research. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. June 23-26, 2010.

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Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior of H1N1 Vaccination among Low Income Women Considered High Priority to Receive Vaccine (Pregnant or Caregiver of Young Children)

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Boyd CA, Gazmararian JA, Thompson WW. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Low-Income Women Considered High Priority for Receiving the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine. Maternal and Child Health Journal, Online First(tm), 24 June 2012

Presentations
Boyd C, Thompson WW, Gazmararian J. Summary for WIC Collaborators: Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior of H1N1 Vaccination Among Women Considered High Priority to Receive Vaccine (Pregnant or Caregiver of Young Children). Atlanta, GA. September 6, 2011

Boyd C, Thompson, Winifred Wilkins. Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior of H1N1 Vaccination Among Low Income Women Considered High Priority to Receive Vaccine. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, February 14, 2011.

Gazmararian J. Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior of H1N1 Vaccination Among Low Income Women Considered High Priority to Receive Vaccine. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, February 11, 2010.

Boyd C, Gazmararian J. Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior of H1N1 Vaccination Among Low Income Women Considered High Priority to Receive Vaccine. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 15, 2010.

Abstracts
Boyd C, Thompson WW, Gazmararian J. H1N1 Vaccination among Urban & Rural Georgia Women. Georgia Public Health Association. Atlanta, GA, April 12-13, 2011.

Other
Boyd C. (Master's thesis) Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Low-Income Women considered High Priority for Receiving the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine. Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. 2011.

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Measurement and Evaluation of H1N1 Response Systems towards Driving Improvements in Effectiveness and Efficiency

Presentations
Omer SB, Heier Stamm J, Volk M, Hinman A. Immunizations and Preparedness: Geographic heterogeneity in vaccine acceptance and risk of outbreaks; Geographical vaccine distribution and equity in access; Pertussis outbreak challenges in California. Sharing Session Anaheim, CA, February 24, 2012.

Heier Stamm J, Serban N, Swann J. Quantifying and Explaining the Equity of H1N1 Vaccine Distribution. INFORMS national meeting, Nov 13-16, 2011, Charlotte, NC.

Serban N. Measurement and Evaluation of H1N1 Response Systems towards driving Improvements in Effectiveness and Efficiency. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 7, 2011.

Heier Stamm J, Serban N, Swann J. The Impact of Individual Decisions on the Equity of H1N1 Vaccine Distribution. Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami Beach, FL, July 30 – Aug 4, 2011.

Heier Stamm J, Serban N, Swann J. The Impact of Individual Decisions on the Equity of H1N1 Vaccine Distribution. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Montreal, Canada, June 20-22, 2011.

Serban N. The Equity of Healthcare Accessibility: Measurement and Inference. Graduate School of Business, Stanford University Stanford, CA, March 30, 2011.

Heier Stamm JL. Scarce Resource Allocation in Humanitarian Logistics Systems with Decentralized Decision Making. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, March 22, 2011.

Swann J. Supply Chain and System Factors that Explain Variations in State Vaccination Coverage Levels of the Novel H1N1 Vaccine. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA, February 22-25, 2011.

Swann J. Evaluating H1N1 Vaccination Coverage Rates. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Influenza Strategy Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February 16, 2011.

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Message Framing Effects on Influenza Vaccination among Pregnant Minority Women

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Frew PM, Painter JE, Hixson B, Kulb C, Moore K, del Rio C, Esteves-Jaramillo A, Omer SB. Factors mediating seasonal and influenza A (H1N1) vaccine acceptance among ethnically diverse populations in the urban south. Vaccine. 2012 Jun 13;30(28):4200-8. Epub 2012 Apr 23.

Presentations
Frew P. Message Framing Effects on Influenza Vaccination among Pregnant Minority Women. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, February 14, 2011.

Frew P. Message Framing Effects on Influenza Vaccination among Pregnant Minority Women. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 7, 2011.

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Use of Telemedicine after Public Health Disaster, a Poison Control Center Model

Presentations
Hon S. Use of Telemedicine after Public Health Disaster: A Poison Control Center Approach. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, February 14, 2011.

Hon S. Use of Telemedicine after Public Health Disaster: A Poison Control Center Approach. Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center Advisory Board Meeting. Atlanta, GA, September 15, 2010.

Abstracts
Harrison CN, Chang A, Rice DL, Reedy SJ, Geller RJ, Hon SL. Callers' Willingness to Use Poison Centers as Disaster Telemedicine Providers. North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology. Washington, DC September 26, 2011.

Chang A, Krishan S, Reedy S, Hon S, Geller RJ. Utilization of Poison Control Centers as Disaster Telemedicine Providers. Public Health Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA. February 16-19, 2010.

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Updated on May 17, 2012