Dr Mark Hauswald talks about providing healthcare services, from a developing country like Nepal, through to his experiences in the Haiti disaster and with a Malaysian Ambulance Service. He also reflects upon the importance of tailoring healthcare interventions for that environment.
Professor Emeritus of Emergency Medicine Dr Mark Hauswald works quarter- time at University of New Mexico as Co-Director of Global Health Programs and was Assistant Dean of Medicine. He is active in both the 'Society for Academic Emergency Medicine' and 'American College of Emergency Physicians' international groups. Additionally, he and his Obstetrician wife, Dr Nancy Kerr, have extensive international experience as well as providing clinical care at the Navajo Area Health Service.
Mark and Nancy were some of the first medical staff deployed by the United States to Haiti following the devastating 2010 earthquake. Additionally, they have extensive experience in providing medical care in difficult-to-reach locations. Mark has researched and explored low-resource health care services repeatedly through his professional life, anchored with his tenured positions at major American Medical Centres and Universities.
Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and tsunami 2004 (Link)
University of New Mexico's School of Medical (Link)
Univerity of New Mexico's Global Health program (Link)
Katmandu Univeristy (Link)
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (Link)
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine- Department of Global Health and Development (Link)
Earthquake risk and mitigation measures in Kathmandu (Link) (Link) (Link) (Link)
Bluetent (2010). Emergency Medicine in Haiti. 26 March 2010. The Watch. (Link)
Bluetent (2010). With Heavy Rains Moving in, Haiti Earthquake Survivors Desperately Need Shelter. 25 Feburary 2010 The Watch. Telluride Rotary Foundation. (Link)
Bluetent (2011). After Haiti Mission, Doctors Express Hope and Fear for Earthquake Victims. 26 May 2011. the Watch. (Link)
S Hargarten, I Martin, M Hauswald, J M Hirshon (2013) Executive summary: global health and emergency care-what do we need to know to address the burden of illness and injury? Academic Emergency Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.76). 12/2013; 20(12):1213-5. DOI: 10.1111/acem.12257
W P Burdick, M Hauswald, K V Iserson (2010) International emergency medicine.
Academic Emergency Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.76). 07/2010; 17(7):758-61. DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00805.x
M Hauswald, M E Richards, N L Kerr, T A Schmidt, T Helderman (2010) The Haitian earthquake and academic emergency medicine. Academic Emergency Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.76). 07/2010; 17(7):762-4. DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00803.x
M Hauswald (2010) Haiti-stories from the tremblement de terre: the world changed in 35 seconds. Academic Emergency Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.76). 07/2010; 17(7):784. DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2010.00804_6.x
M Hauswald, L W Gerson, N L Kerr (2009) Public health and emergency medicine.
Academic Emergency Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.76). 11/2009; 16(11):1040-3. DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2009.00541.x
I. B.K. Martin, A C Levine, S Kayden, M Hauswald (2014) More Than Just A Hobby: Building an Academic Career in Global Emergency Medicine Journal of Emergency Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.33). 01/2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.11.123
About the Podcast Host:
Craig, is a health and emergency service management specialist with more than 30 years experience in operational management, emergency planning, health service delivery and service redevelopment. More information can be found at www.cahooper.com
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