As part of the Disaster Information Specialist Program with the National Library of Medicine, NYUHSL Research Librarian Aileen McCrillis was a collaborator with the Agents of Opportunity study, which looked at vulnerabilities of academic medical centers specific to acts of terrorism. We are happy to report that the findings of study were published in the current issue of Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.
Margaret E. Graham, Michael G. Tunik, Brenna M. Farmer, Carly Bendzans, Aileen M. McCrillis, Lewis S. Nelson, Ian Portelli, Silas Smith, Judith D. Goldberg, Meng Zhang, Sheldon D. Rosenberg, and Lewis R. Goldfrank. Agent of Opportunity Risk Mitigation: People, Engineering, and Security Efficacy. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2010 v. 4, p. 291-299. [Abstract] [Full Text]
Brenna M. Farmer, Lewis S. Nelson, Margaret E. Graham, Carly Bendzans, Aileen M. McCrillis, Ian Portelli, Meng Zhang, Judith Goldberg, Sheldon D. Rosenberg, Lewis R. Goldfrank, and Michael Tunik. Developing a Consensus Framework and Risk Profile for Agents of Opportunity in Academic Medical Centers: Implications for Public Health Preparedness. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2010 v. 4, p. 318-325. [Abstract] [Full Text]
The Agents of Opportunity team additionally presented a poster on the study in May 2010.
Farmer BM, Nelson LS, Tunik MG, Graham ME, Bendzans C, McCrillis A, Portelli I, Zhang M, Goldberg J, Goldfrank LR. The Agent Profile: Sixteen Attributes as a Framework for Risk Determination and Response to Agents of Opportunity (AOs) in Academic Medical Centers (AMCs). Poster. XXX International Congress of the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists. Bordeaux, France. May 11-14 2010.