Dr. William Reid and colleagues report on nurses working in a pandemic

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William Michael Reid, PhD, MBA, and colleagues published an article summarizing a survey of nurses in Maine regarding their willingness to work in a pandemic. The article, “Predictors of Nurses’ Intentions to Work During the 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic,” appeared in the December 2013 issue of the American Journal of Nursing, Volume 113, no. 12, pp. 24-31.

Michael Reid

The lead author is Sharon Dezzani Martin, a professor in the Department of Nursing at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish, ME. The second author is Lisa M. Brown, an associate professor in the School of Aging Studies at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Although he officially retired in 2010, Dr. Reid remains an engaged member of the college and public health communities. He is an active member of the Florida Public Health Association and chaired the poster session for the 2013 annual meeting.

Highly regarded by his peers, Reid received several national and state awards, including FPHA’s Meritorious Service and Robert D. May Awards. In 2013, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, Central Methodist University.

Dr. Reid is an emeritus associate professor in the USF College of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. The department offers several concentrations that lead to MPH, MSPH, and PhD degrees, and recently launched an online MPH in health, safety, and environment.

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