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News of Interest

Dr. Kelen and Dr. Catlett Publish Paper on Hospital Shootings

While shootings in U.S. hospitals typically generate widespread media publicity, the likelihood of being shot in a hospital is less than the chance of getting struck by lightning, according to Johns Hopkins research.

In a report published Sept. 18 in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, and conducted by four researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, the investigators reviewed 11-years of data and identified some disturbing flashpoints.

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Dr. Bayram Writing Series on Disaster Metrics

Jamil Bayram, M.D., MPH, the Director of Disaster Metrics for CEPAR, is writing and publising a series of articles on the emereging science of disaster metrics.

Read one of the abstracts

See Dr. Bayram's other publications

Dr. Kirsch Publishes Paper on Internaltional Response to Haiti Earthquake

Thomas Kirsch, M.D., MPH and others publish a paper calling for changes in leadership and logistical support during major disasters resulting in a humanitarian crisis.

Read the abstract