Tag Archives: Disaster Medicine and Management (M.S.)

DMM Director Jean Bail On Preparing for Disasters Like Sandy: NBC10

Jean Bail, director of the Disaster Medicine and Management program, advised people to prepare for Sandy-like storms and other disasters by putting computers and smart phones to work digitizing their vital information, NBC10 reported Oct. 29.   Being able to …

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Disaster Medicine and Management student helps local community: Lebanon Daily News

Ragaa Gergis, a student in the M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management program, as part of her capstone project developed a program on disaster preparedness for the local Arabic-speaking community, the Lebanon (Pa.) Daily News reported May 13.

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Philadelphia University to Launch New M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling

In recent months, many watched in horror as a gunman shot and killed 26 people, including 20 children, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, not long after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc along the northeast coast, killing more than 100 …

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Disaster Medicine and Management Program Hosts Week of Educational Activities

As recent devastating disasters have shown, the need for highly trained disaster responders to manage rescue and relief efforts is crucial. But how do people prepare for unexpected crises? They practice. The annual week-long on-campus session for Philadelphia University’s Disaster …

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Philadelphia University Launches PhilaU Online

Philadelphia University has launched PhilaU Online to enable students across the nation—and around the world—to pursue the same quality undergraduate and graduate degrees that are available to the University’s on-campus students. PhilaU Online employs the latest online delivery models to …

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Disaster Medicine and Management Program Hosts Week of Educational Activities

Down in the pit of a quarry, large blocks of rock resemble the wreckage of a collapsed building. In one of several disaster preparation and response educational activities in July, the students in Philadelphia University’s Disaster Medicine and Management met …

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Disaster Medicine and Management students participate in week-long series of disaster training drills and lectures

Students in the Disaster Medicine and Management program are participating in a week-long series of training exercises, disaster drills and expert lectures July 12-17 as part of the innovative master’s degree program. On Thursday, July 16, the students and faculty …

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Philadelphia University launches ‘Innovator Magazine’; first issue available online now

Philadelphia University is pleased to announce Innovator Magazine, a semi-annual publication complete with great information, features about the University, news, awards, honors, accomplishments, class notes and so much more. This issue focuses on the University’s new Strategic Plan; the presidential …

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Large-scale campus disaster drill featured in AAPA News

The July 16 disaster drill on campus, which involved more than 500 participants from the University, Philadelphia police and fire personnel and other regional response agencies, was featured Aug. 30 in AAPA News, published by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  The drill was a training exercise …

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Large-scale campus disaster drill featured in The Roxborough Review

The July 16 disaster drill on campus, which involved about 500 members of Philadelphia police and fire departments and other regional disaster response teams, was featured in the July 23 Roxborough Review.  The drill was a training exercise for students in the University’s …

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