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Drexel: Urban Health Symposium to Explore Urban Responses to Disaster Preparedness

Climate change has brought about a dramatic increase in natural disasters across the United States and around the world. Catastrophic floods, fires, tornadoes and other events are challenging urban public health departments and disaster preparedness experts as never before.

As part of the upcoming 2019 Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health Urban Health Symposium, a panel on “Addressing urban health crises and disaster preparedness: the perspective of urban health leaders” will share insights and approaches to these critical issues.

The session will bring together representatives of city, county and metropolitan health departments who will discuss innovative approaches to protecting population health in a rapidly changing environment. Panelists:

Learn more about the 2019 Urban Health Symposium – a unique opportunity to discover new approaches to advancing and improving public health in urban areas. T

View complete symposium agenda and register.

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