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Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

Aram Dobalian

Dr. Aram Dobalian is the founding Director of the Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC), the only national center within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) devoted to the study of cutting-edge operations and policy questions that support VA’s public health preparedness and response responsibilities – to ensure timely access to high-quality care for veterans during disasters, and to support non-VA emergency management and homeland security efforts. As VEMEC's Director, he oversees all of its activities, including its applied research and evaluation projects.

Kimberley Shoaf

Kimberley Shoaf

Dr. Shoaf is an Associate Professor Emerita in the Department of Community Health Sciences in the UCLA School of Public Health. Her expertise is in the combination of qualitative and quantitative methodologies for studying the social and health impacts of disasters. She has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and professional publications, specifically in the areas of disasters and emergency public health. She is a member of numerous committees.

Deborah Glik

Deborah Glik

Deborah C. Glik, Sc.D. FAAHB, is a Full Professor at the UCLA School of Public Health. She received her B.A. from Barnard College, served in the Peace Corps in Togo, West Africa, and completed her doctorate in behavioral sciences and public health at Johns Hopkins University in 1985.  She taught at the University of South Carolina before joining UCLA in 1991. She specializes in the planning, and assessment and evaluation of public health education campaigns, material development and popular media projects.

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