Calamityville

Fall protection class is taking Wright State students to new heights

Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness was the backdrop for students who donned safety harnesses and tested their courage at Calamityville. Continue reading

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

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

Communication conquest

Wright State’s Subhashini Ganapathy developing model to improve decisions in disaster response

Wright State assistant professor Subhashini Ganapathy receives National Science Foundation grant to improve communication and decision making during a disaster. Continue reading

Fifth annual Wright Brothers Day celebrates innovative spirit

Student flying slight simulator

Wright State will celebrate the innovative spirit of its namesakes and researchers working on campus today with the annual Wright Brothers Day Oct. 8. Continue reading

Air Force’s Tech Warrior exercise conducted at Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness

Soldier with rifle

Air Force scientists and engineers donned battle gear and grabbed M-16 rifles for a combat exercise at Wright State’s Calamityville to field-test the technologies they helped develop in the lab. 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

Calamityville puts rescuer skills to test

School bus rescue training

Excerpt Area firefighters took to the Calamityville training fields Monday in Fairborn. The National Center of Medical Readiness hosted the Trauma Care Challenge. Firefighters had to help free crash victims in different scenarios including a car stuck in the water. Read … Continue reading