National Disaster Health Consortium

Watch: Ready to help

Video: Volunteer high school students scream for help after a simulated tornado training program at the National Disaster Health Consortium. Continue reading

Thinking it through

Wright State helps form Dayton Think Tank to respond to emergencies, disasters

The Dayton Think Tank includes terrorism, disaster and toxicology experts, emergency management specialists, military officials, political leaders, medical professionals, engineers, psychologists, computer scientists and law enforcement officials. Continue reading

Hands-on disaster

Wright State nursing students were among those who participated in a disaster response training exercise at Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville.
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Disaster training, an interprofessional effort

Wright State’s National Disaster Health Consortium holds disaster response exercise with Kettering Fairmont High School at the National Center for Medical Readiness. Continue reading

Virtual vibe

Nursing professor Sherry Farra uses virtual reality to conduct pioneering research in hospital evacuation training

Nursing professor Sherry Farra uses virtual reality to conduct pioneering research in hospital evacuation training. Continue reading

Critical mission

Health care professionals receive immersive training through Wright State’s National Disaster Health Consortium

Health care professionals receive immersive training in disaster response through program offered by the College of Nursing and Health. Continue reading

Disaster area

Wright State’s Jim Gruenberg says disaster historians could strengthen relief efforts
Jim Gruenberg sitting on rocks at Calamityville

Jim Gruenberg, deputy director of Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville, says disaster historians can help communities prepare for and respond to emergencies. Continue reading

Adrenaline rush

Wright State grad Tami Ashbridge keeps her nursing skills sharp by volunteering at Calamityville and the National Disaster Health Consortium
Tami Ashbridge at National Center for Medical Readiness

Wright State public health graduate Tami Ashbridge keeps her nursing skills sharp by volunteering at Calamityville and participating in university disaster response program. Continue reading

New nursing program offers immersive disaster response training

Wright State’s National Disaster Health Consortium holds training exercises on disaster preparedness, response and recovery at Calamityville. Continue reading

Wright State University takes ownership of Calamityville

Ownership of Calamityville, home to the National Center for Medical Readiness, was turned over to Wright State as expansion of Calamityville’s mission picks up speed. Continue reading