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DrPH candidate Daniel Baker presents poster at APHA

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Daniel Baker, a USF College of Public Health (COPH)DrPH candidate in the advanced practice leadership program, was one of 10 poster presenters in the disaster preparedness category at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual meeting, held in November in Philadelphia. Baker’s poster, “Implementation of Closed Point of Dispensing Sites […]

Risky business: Why Americans don’t prepare for disasters

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September is National Preparedness Month Americans are a tolerant bunch. At least when it comes to natural disasters and the risks they pose. Most of us—about 60 percent says the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)—don’t have an emergency plan in place should something like a hurricane, tornado or wildfire hit. […]