The Group on Research Advancement and Development (GRAND) and the Group on Institutional Planning (GIP) recognizes the importance of emergency preparedness, especially for the research enterprise. The webinar focused on discussing the importance of integrating the research enterprise into the institution’s overall emergency preparedness plan. Attendees heard from three academic medical centers on how to plan for and deal with major disruptions, such as power outages and natural disasters.
- Recognize the need for and importance of creating robust emergency preparedness policies.
- Describe to colleagues the importance of and opportunity to include the research enterprise in preparedness planning.
- Identify elements and examples of effective policies that can be implemented at their institution.
Deborah Lazzarino, PhD, MA
Associate Dean for Research
New Jersey Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Emma A. Meagher, MD
Professor, Medicine and Pharmacology
Senior Vice Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Senior Associate Vice Provost for Human Research
Vice President for Clinical Research, UPHS Associate Dean, PSOM Master’s and Certificate Programs
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
William D. Myles
Assistant Director Safety & Emergency Preparedness
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Brian Smith, JD, MBA
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Senior Associate Vice Chancellor – Research
University of California, San Francisco
Kenira Thompson, PhD, MBA, MS
President & Director of Research
Ponce Research Institute
Vice President of Research
Ponce Health Sciences University