2016 Emergency Preparedness Highlights: 329 Enhanced Communications, 45 Technical Assistance Requests, 10 Drills.
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Emergency Preparedness Experts
The Center's Emergency Preparedness Experts
The Center for Health Affairs' emergency preparedness experts take pride in working with area hospitals to improve the level of emergency preparedness in Northeast Ohio.
Beth Gatlin, RN, MA-HSM, ASPR Project Director
For more than a decade, Beth Gatlin, RN, MA-HSM, has fulfilled the role and responsibility of the The Center for Health Affairs' ASPR project director as well as the regional healthcare coordinator for 27 acute-care hospital facilities and federally qualified health centers over a five-county region (Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Lorain) by assisting them to increase their capacity and capability to respond to man-made or natural disasters.
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Andrea Bishop, BSN, Emergency Preparedness Project Manager
Andrea Bishop offers disaster preparedness training to Northeast Ohio hospitals and healthcare facilities interested in planning and preparing for an all-hazards event. She works in collaboration with Beth Gatlin to manage grant-funded program activities and initiatives that enhance regional disaster preparedness through disaster preparedness training.
Learn more about Andrea Bishop, one of The Center's emergency preparedness experts.