Continuing Disaster Impacts in Japan and Beyond


DateWednesday, June 22, 2011
Time1:30 pm -3:30 pm
LocationThe Stimson Center

Response, Resilience, and Cross-Sectoral Challenges for Health
 

Please join us to examine the ongoing impact of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan's northeastern coast in March 2011.  The discussion will focus on the implications for public health, as well as lessons learned for preparedness, response, and societal resilience from this and other recent major disasters. 

 
Featuring
 
Panel 1 - Natural Disasters in Japan and Beyond: Challenges from Top to Bottom
 
Dr. Tomohiko Makino, Stimson Global Health Security Program
 
Dr. Toru Matsubayashi, Johns Hopkins University (DrPH candidate)
 
Dr. Craig Vanderwagen, M.D., RADM, USPHS (Retired), Martin, Blanck, and Associates
 
COL Nancy L. Vause, Ph.D., US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
 
 
Panel 2 - Chronicity of Disasters: Politico-Economic Consequences for Public Health
 
Mr. Sumio Ohtsuji, Toyota
 
Dr. Tevi Troy, Hudson Institute
 
 
This workshop is open to the public.  All remarks will be on a strictly not-for-attribution basis.
 
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