The Center for Disaster Health, Trauma & Resilience is a collaborative effort between the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the School of Medicine Stony Brook University, and the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell. The center grew out of complementary research missions and collaborative research conducted after Hurricane Sandy.
Our mission is to aid in individual and community-level prevention and resilience building and quicker, more effective response and intervention during and immediately after disasters and other traumatic experiences.
- To use advanced research and surveillance methodology to study and prevent major public health syndromes in the face of disasters and other traumatic experiences.
- To develop, investigate and disseminate novel prevention and intervention programs for resilience building and symptom management prior to, during and after disasters and other traumatic experiences.
Joint Center Directors
- Rebecca Schwartz, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Adam Gonzalez, PhD, Stony Brook University Medical Center
- Rehana Rasul, MA, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell