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PHO Rounds: Visiting Speaker - Inclusive Engagement and Collaborative Asset-Mapping to Promote Resilience: The EnRiCH Community Intervention
Friday, January 24, 2014 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 941a/b
Emergency Preparedness
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties

Recent events such as the 2013 ice storm in Ontario, the train derailment and explosion in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, and the floods in Toronto and Calgary, have underscored the importance of mitigation strategies and planning to ensure efficient, adaptive response and recovery when disasters occur. This presentation will highlight the complexity of disaster management with an explanation of the EnRiCH Framework for Critical Social Infrastructure to Promote Population Health and Resilience (O’Sullivan et al., 2013).

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.

Presenter: Dr. Tracey O'Sullivan

Dr. Tracey O'Sullivan is an associate professor in the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, at the University of Ottawa. Dr. O’Sullivan’s research program focuses on support mechanisms to promote health and resilience in conditions of high personal, occupational, and community stress, with particular emphasis on building capacity for emergency management through community engagement, multidisciplinary collaboration, and strengthening of critical social infrastructure. She is the project lead for The EnRiCH Collaboration, which is a community-based participatory research initiative, focused on enhancing resilience and preparedness among high risk populations, using a functional capabilities approach.

In 2009, Dr. O’Sullivan received the Faculty of Health Sciences Excellence in Education award at the University of Ottawa, for recognition of excellence in teaching and research. In 2012, she received an Early Researcher Award from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation in recognition for her work on Salutogenic Indicators for Organizational Resilience.

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