Enhancing medical and public health capabilities during times of crisis.

Walter J. Psoter, Marc M. Triola, Douglas E. Morse, E. Dianne Rekow

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Terrorist attacks and other catastrophic events will create demands that severely challenge the capacity of the medical/public health system. To meet the surge, a cadre of professionals should be trained to operate around the nucleus of medical/public health officials. At New York University, an inter-institutional team is considering specific roles for and an approach to training dentists to enable these health care professionals to supplement medical/public surge needs based upon informatics systems that provide critical information.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-27
Number of pages3
JournalThe New York state dental journal
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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