Improving hurricane Harvey disaster research response through academic–practice partnerships

Jennifer A. Horney, Janelle Rios, Adelita Cantu, Steve Ramsey, Lisa Montemayor, Loren Raun, Aubrey Miller

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Abstract

After Hurricane Harvey, researchers, media, and public health agencies collected data in Houston, Texas, to assess potential health effects and inform the public. To limit redundancy and ensure sampling coverage of impacted areas, research and practice partners used disaster research response (DR2) resources and relied on partnerships formed during a 2015 DR2 workshop in Houston. Improved coordination after the disaster can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of DR2 and enable the use of data to improve recovery and preparedness for future disasters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1198-1201
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of public health
Volume109
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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