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New NDLSF Chairman for 2015

SchwartzNDLSF Elects New 2015 Chairman to Board of Directors

The National Disaster Life Support Foundation is please to announce Dr. Richard Schwartz was elected Chairman of the NDLSF Board of Directors.  Dr. Schwartz replaces Dr. Phillip Coule who did not seek re-election as chairman. Dr. Schwartz is one of the founders of the National Disaster Life Support programs and is the author and co-author of a number of publications and textbooks on disaster and tactical medicine. The Foundation would also like to announce the Dr. Raymond (Ray) Swienton was re-elected to the position of Vice Chairman.   

 

NLM Releases New Resources on Recent Public Health Incidents

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently developed resource lists for three public health emergencies affecting both local and global communities. An incident web page was created to gather resources on the emerging health issues arising from the Zika Virus. Two PDF documents on recent chemical incidents have been updated. Links to these lists are included below and also can be found on the NLM Disaster Health home page

Zika Virus Health Information Resources

Aliso Canyon/Porter Ranch Gas Leak

Lead in Flint, Michigan Water System

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