Paper on Haiti Earthquake Response Published 


PACER investigator Thomas Kirsch, M.D., MPH, and PACER program manager Lauren Sauer have published a paper on the Haiti earthquake response and why changes are needed for leadership and logistical support in the next humanitarian crisis.

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The mission of PACER is to improve the nation's preparedness and the ability to respond to disasters through rigorous scientific research focused on medical and public health preparedness strategies, response capabilities and surge capacity. To best achieve this mission, PACER is conducting seventeen different projects focused on five key areas of research: preparedness theory and practice; response networks; analysis, modeling, and simulation; science, technology, and engineering; and education.