Validating Triage for Chemical Mass Casualty Incidents
Project Principal Investigator,Dr. Joan M. Culley, PhD, MS, MPH, RN, CWOCH / Associate
Professor, College of Nursing, University of South Carolina
Conducts research related to the application of informatics to emergency preparedness
and validation of mass casualty triage models.
Collaborator, Dr. Jenay Beer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Sciences
and Engineering, and College of Social Work, University of South Carolina
Will provide expertise in the area human-computer interaction throughout the development
and testing of EDICT.
Consortium PI, Dr. Jean Craig, PhD, Database Warehouse Architect for the Office of
Biomedical Informatics Systems Health Sciences South Carolina at the College of Medicine,
Medical University of South Carolina
An expert in systems architecture, database design, and statistics.
Co-Investigator, Dr. Salvatore R. DiNardi, PhD, CIH, College of Nursing at the University
of South Carolina
Certified Industrial Hygienist and principal scientist for the United States Naval
Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, (Groton, CT) Submarine Atmospheric Health Assessment
Co-Investigator, Dr. Jane Richter, DrPH, MSN, MA, RN, CHES, College of Nursing at
the University of South Carolina
Former Director for the Arnold School of Public Health Center for Public Health Preparedness
at the University of South Carolina with extensive experience in public health emergency
planning and response.
Consortium Co-Investigator, Dr. Erik Svendsen, PhD, MS, Professor, Department of Public
Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina
Environmental and disaster epidemiologist with research interests in the epidemiology
of environmentally and occupationally induced lung disease.
PhD student College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina; MS in Nursing
Informatics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.
PhD student Department of Computer Science andEngineering - Bioinformatics and Computational
Biology at the University of South Carolina.
Nursing student in the College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina; Magellan
Scholar Grant recipient to study ‘Knowledge and Use of Pulse Oximetry and WISER by
First Responders During Triage of Victims of Irritant Gas Syndrome Agent Disasters.’
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