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UofL receives funding from the Department of Homeland Security for pandemic response

The University of Louisville has received funding from the Department of Homeland Security for a three-year project headed by Dr. Sunderesh Heragu of Speed School. The project is focused on creating a real-time decision support system to assist the health care and public health sectors respond to a pandemic. Ruth Carrico, PhD, RN, CIC, and Scott LaJoie, PhD, MSPH, faculty in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, are co-Principal Investigators. Dr. Carrico's portion of the contract will evaluate the effects of wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) on health care workers during a pandemic. Dr. LaJoie’s project aims to ensure that local decision makers have access to mental health providers and resources during a disaster response.

 

Read the UofL Today new item about the new project: UofL researchers to tackle 'real-time' pandemic response.

 

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