Using Social Network Analysis to Understand Missouri's System of Public Health Emergency Planners

  • Harris MA, MAT J
  • Clements MPH B
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Abstract

Effective response to large-scale public health threats requires well-coordinated efforts among individuals and agencies. While guidance is available to help states put emergency planning programs into place, little has been done to evaluate the human infrastructure that facilitates successful implementation of these programs. Here, Harris and Clements examine the human infrastructure of the Missouri public health emergency planning system in 2006. Results show that Missouri public health emergency planners maintain large and varied emergency preparedness networks, there are opportunities for strengthening existing ties and seeking additional connections.

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  • Contingency planning
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Medical Sciences
  • Missouri
  • Public health
  • Social networks

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Authors

  • Jenine K Harris MA, MAT

  • Bruce Clements MPH

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