Archived Webinar: Building an Environment of Health Security

From hurricanes and wildfires to water contamination and pipeline breaches, there is no shortage of natural and man-made disasters that can affect health. On January 24th, environmental health and health security experts discussed environmental health impacts of disasters and the safeguards in place to protect against those effects.

Panelists included:

  • Eliza Barclay (Science and Health Editor at Vox)
  • David T. Dyjack, DrPH, CIH (Executive Director & CEO at the National Environmental Health Association)
  • Anna Goodman Hoover PhD, MA (National Health Security Preparedness Index Program Office, University of Kentucky College of Public Health)
  • Jennifer Horney, PhD, MPH, CPH (Department Head/Associate Professor at Texas A&M School of Public Health)
  • Jonathan S. Yoder, MSW, MPH (Water Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The following resources were discussed on the webinar: