National Center for Medical Readiness

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

Rescue mission

Trauma Care Challenge at Calamityville sharpens the skills of firefighters

Firefighters from around the world participate in a trauma care and rescue training exercise at Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville. Continue reading

Video: Calamityville opens for industry training

Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville is starting to offer safety training for industry workers. The new Industrial Safety Workforce Development Training program will initially focus on fall protection training and will expand to include confined space training. … Continue reading

Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness demonstrates live, virtual training technology to Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Council

Live, Virtual, Constructive technology demonstration

National Center for Medical Readiness demonstrates Live, Virtual, Constructive technology, which combines live exercises with virtual reality designed to increase the readiness of responders. Continue reading

National Center for Medical Readiness now offering safety training for industry

Worker climbing scaffolding

Calamityville’s new Industrial Safety Workforce Development Training program will initially focus on fall protection training and will expand to include confined space training. Continue reading