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Disaster Epidemiology Webinar: Results of CASPER to 2014 South
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When: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
3:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Contact: David Zane

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Disaster Epi SIG Webinar

Results of the Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) to the 2014 South Napa (California) Earthquake

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

On August 24, 2014, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck in Napa County, California. Local and state public health officials responded, which included conducting a community public health assessment in the affected community. During this webinar, local and state public health officials from California will present information on that assessment, including a focus on injuries, chronic disease exacerbation, mental health, household property damage, and emergency preparedness. 


Learning objectives of webinar:


1. To describe the objectives of the community public health assessment.

2. To describe how the assessment was planned and conducted.

3. To describe community needs and injuries following an earthquake.





  • Jennifer Henn, PhD, Epidemiologist with Napa County Public Health
  • Svetlana Smorodinsky , MPH, Research Scientist with California Department of Public Health
  • Kathleen Attfield, ScDCDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with California Department of Public Health
  • Christine Dobson, ScD CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellow with California Department of Public Health

The webinar will be moderated by David Zane, Epidemiologist, Texas Department of State Health Services.


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