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Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness

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Appendix B. List of Contributors1

Lead Editors

George L. Foltin, M.D., FAAP, FACEP
Director, Center for Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY
System Issues; Blast Trauma; Integrating Preparedness Into Your Practice
Working With Government Agencies and Advocacy
Conclusion/Lessons Learned—First Impressions

David J. Schonfeld, M.D., FAAP
Thelma and Jack Rubinstein Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Professor Adjunct of Pediatrics
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Children Are Not Small Adults; Mental Health Issues

Michael W. Shannon, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP
Chief and CHB Chair
Division of Emergency Medicine
Director, The Center for Biopreparedness
Children's Hospital Boston
Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Biological Terrorism; Chemical Terrorism; Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism

Children Are Not Small Adults

Section Editor and Contributor

Jane Knapp, M.D., FAAP
Co-Director, Center for Childhood Safety
Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Scholar in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children's Mercy Hospital
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Systems Issues

Section Editors

Marion J. Balsam, M.D., FAAP
Executive Secretary of the Federal Advisory Committee
Research Partnerships Program Director for the National Children's Study
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Lorraine M. Giordano, M.D., FACEP
Medical Director
NYC Office of Emergency Management, New York, NY
Program Director
Medical Oversight and Quality Assurance
NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation, New York, NY

Contributors

Steven Baldwin, M.D., FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Children's Hospital of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Marie Diglio, EMT-P
Executive Director, Operations
Regional Emergency Medical Services Council, New York, NY

Jessica C. Foltin, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Emergency and Transport Services
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Katherine Gnauck, M.D.
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of New Mexico Health Science Center
Albuquerque, NM

Robert Iannarelli
Chief (retired)
NYC Fire Department, New York, NY

Francesca C. Music
Director, Homeland Security and National Medical Contingency Planning
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Force Health Protection & Readiness
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense
Department of Defense, Washington, DC

James Tsung, M.D., FAAP
Attending Physician
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Bellevue Hospital Center and New York University Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
New York University School of Medicine

Biological Terrorism

Section Editor

Julia McMillan, M.D.
Vice Chair for Pediatric Education
Professor of Pediatrics
Residency Program Director
Department of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Editor-in-Chief, Contemporary Pediatrics

Contributors

Joanne Cono, M.D., Sc.M., FAAP
Assistant Associate Director for Science
Coordinating Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response
Medical Epidemiologist, Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Hanoch A. Patt, M.D.
Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology
Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

Chemical Terrorism

Section Editor

Frederick Henretig, M.D., FACMT, FAAP
Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
Director, Section of Clinical Toxicology
Senior Toxicologist and Associate Medical Director, Poison Control Center
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Contributors

Thomas R. Burklow, M.D.
Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army
Chief, Department of Pediatrics
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

James M. Madsen, M.D., M.P.H.
Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army
Former Deputy Director, National Capital Consortium Residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Former Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, of Military and Emergency Medicine, of Pathology, and of Emerging Infectious Diseases
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Michele McKee, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics and Toxicology
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Joshua S. Rotenberg, M.D., M.S., FAAP
Major, Medical Corps, United States Army
Founding member of The Working Group on Chemical and Biological Terrorism
Departments of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Pediatrics
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

James F. Wiley II, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine/Traumatology
Head, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Medical Consultant, Connecticut Regional Poison Control Center
Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT

Clifton E. Yu, M.D.
Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, National Capital Consortium Residency in Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism

Section Editor

David E. Jarrett, M.D., FS, FACEP
Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army
Director, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute
US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD

Contributors

William F. Blakely, Ph.D.
Head of Radiation Biology
Biological Dosimetry Team Leader
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine/Biometrics
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Gerald S. Braley, Ph.D.
Major, United States Air Force
Science Advisor, Office of Emergency Response
National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy, Germantown, MD

Itzhak Brook, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC

Curtis Cummings, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health
Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA

William E. Dickerson, M.D.
Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Air Force
Director of Military Medical Operations
Staff Radiological Oncologist
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD

Gary Francis, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology
Director of Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Sarah K. Kirtland, M.S.
Commander, United States Navy
Deputy Director of Military Medical Operations
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD

Philip L. Liotta, Ph.D.
Former Chief Health Physicist, Former Chairman
Radiation Sciences Department
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute

Robert W. Miller, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Pediatric Epidemiologist, Clinical Epidemiology Branch
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Pataje Prasanna, Ph.D.
Radiation Biologist
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD

Richard Sedlak, M.D., M.P.H.
Colonel, United States Army
Director, Military Medical Operation
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD

Horace Tsu, M.D.
Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Air Force
Former Deputy Head, Military Medical Operations
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD

Clifton E. Yu, M.D.
Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, National Capital Consortium Residency in Pediatrics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Acknowledgments

Donna Solyan
Head of Illustration and Editing Section
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD

Nimae Angwafo, M.D., AFRRI
LCDR Charles R. Woodruff, AFRRI
Jamie Waselenko, M.D., AFRRI

Blast Trauma

Section Editor

Arthur Cooper, M.D., M.S., FACS, FAAP, FCCM
Director of Trauma and Pediatric Surgical Services
Columbia University Affiliation
Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY

Contributors

Julie Quintero, M.D.
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
Former Fellow in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

Acknowledgments

Sherlita Amler, M.D.
Yaron Bar-Dayan, M.D.
Susan M. Briggs, M.D.
Lt. Gen. Paul K. Carlton, Jr., M.C., USAF (Ret)
T. Forcht Dagi, M.D.
Timothy E. Davis, M.D., M.P.H.
Yoel Donchin, M.D.
Zvi Feigenberg, M.D.
Eric R. Frykberg, M.D.
Pinchas Halpern, M.D.
Richard D. Hunt, M.D.
Catherine Y. Lee, M.P.H.
Kobi Peleg, Ph.D.
Michael Stein, M.D.
John A. Weigelt, M.D.

Mental Health Issues

Section Editor

David Szydlo, M.D., Ph.D.
Education and Curriculum Development Director
National Center for Children Exposed to Violence
Associate Research Scientist, Child Study Center
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Currently Director, Centro de Estudios Psicoanaliticos A.C., Mexico

Contributors

Steven Berkowitz, M.D., FAAOS, FACS, CIME
Medical Director
National Center for Children Exposed to Violence, Child Study Center
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Associate Director, Connecticut Trauma Response Program, New Haven, CT

Russell T. Jones, Ph.D.
Terrorism Disaster Branch
National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, Blacksburg, VA
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA

Betty Pfefferbaum M.D., J.D.
Director and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Acknowledgment

Steven Marans, Ph.D.
Director, National Center for Children Exposed to Violence, Child Study Center
Harris Associate Professor of Child Psychoanalysis
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Integrating Preparedness into Your Pediatric Practice

Section Editors

David Markenson, M.D., FAAP
Director, Center for Disaster Medicine
School of Public Health, New York Medical College
Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
Westchester Medical Center, New York, NY

Irwin Redlener, M.D., FAAP
President and Co-Founder
Children's Health Fund, New York, NY
Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness
Associate Dean for Public Health Advocacy and Preparedness
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University, New York, NY

Contributor

Danielle Laraque, M.D., FAAP
Debra and Leon Black Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of General Pediatrics
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Working with Government Agencies and Advocacy

Section Editors and Contributors

David Markenson, M.D., FAAP

Irwin Redlener, M.D., FAAP

Conclusion and Lessons Learned

Section Editor

George L. Foltin, M.D., FAAP, FACEP

Contributors

Steven Baldwin, M.D., FAAP

Dan Kavanaugh, M.S.W.
Director, Emergency Medical Services for Children Program
Health Resources Services Administration
Maternal & Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD

Errol McRae, R.N., M.N.
Executive Director, Louisiana Chapter-ACEP
Baton Rouge, LA

Gretchen Mahan
AAP Chapter Executive Director
Mississippi Chapter-AAP, Jackson, MS

Keith E. Parker, R.N.
Director, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
Mississippi Department of Health, Jackson, MS

William D. Payne, M.D., FAAP
President, Mississippi Chapter-AAP, Jackson, MS

Lou E. Romig M.D., FAAP, FACEP
Children's Hospital Medical Director
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Miami, FL
FL-5 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, FEMA/Department of Homeland Security

David J. Schonfeld, M.D., FAAP

Michael Shannon, M.D., M.P.H.

Paul E. Sirbaugh, D.O., FAAP
Director, Prehospital Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Linda Hill Southward, Ph.D., ACSW
Research Professor
Coordinator, Family and Children Research Unit
Social Science Research Center
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

Michael Tunik, M.D., FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
Research Director, Center for Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

Other Contributors

Deborah Levine, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

Virginia M. Ferrante, M.A.
Medical Illustrator
Ferrante Medical Media, Darien, CT

Reviewers

Errol Alden, M.D., FAAP
Executive Director, American Academy of Pediatrics

Steven Baldwin, M.D., FAAP

Jay Berkelhammer, M.D., FAAP
President Elect, American Academy of Pediatrics

Carol Berkowitz, M.D., FAAP
Immediate Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics

Carden Johnston, M.D., FAAP, FACEP, FRCP
Former President, American Academy of Pediatrics
Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of the University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Kathryn Nichol, M.D., FAAP
Board of Directors, American Academy of Pediatrics

Eileen Ouellette, J.D., M.D., FAAP
President, American Academy of Pediatrics

Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Steven E. Krug, M.D., FAAP
Committee Chairman, 2004-2008
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago

Thomas Bojko, M.D., M.S., FAAP
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Margaret A. Dolan, M.D., FAAP

Karen S. Frush M.D., FAAP
Duke University Medical Center

Joan E. Shook, M.D., M.B.A.
Baylor College of Medicine

Robert E. Sapien, M.D., FAAP
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Kathy Shaw, M.D., MSCE, FAAP
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Paul Sirbaugh D.O., FAAP
Texas Children's Hospital

Loren Yamamoto, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
University of Hawaii Hospital

Liaisons

American College of Emergency Physicians
Sharon Mace, M.D., FAAP, FACEP

American College of Surgeons
David W. Tuggle, M.D., FAAP

EMSC National Resource Center
Jane Ball, R.N., Dr.P.H.
Susan Eads Role, J.D., MSLS

Maternal & Child Health Bureau
Dan Kavanaugh, M.S.W.

National Association of EMS Physicians
Kathleen Brown, M.D., FAAP

American Academy of Family Physicians
Kim Bullock, M.D.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Project Manager

Mary McGowan, M.A.

Staff

Michael Glasstetter, J.D.
Graham Newson, M.A.
Cindy Pellegrini
Susan Tellez


1 Note: For all contributors who are affiliated with the U.S. Army, the views, opinions and assertions contained in this resource are those of the authors and should not be construed as official Department of the Army policy.


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