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. 

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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