Medical and Dental Enhancements Project


Dr. Martin Blaser
Chairman of the Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
T: 212.263-6394    F: 212.263.3969

Project Synopsis

To demonstrate methods of enhancing the response to truly catastrophic events that would overwhelm current capacity of the U.S. medical and public health response resources.

The key elements of this project include:

Key activities:

Publications on related topics:

  1. Psoter WJ, Triola MM, Morse DE, Rekow EDE. Enhancing Medical and Public Health Capabilities During Times of Crisis, NYSDJ 2003, 69: 25-27
  2. Glotzer DL, Psoter WJ, Rekow ED. Emergency Preparedness in the Dental Office. JADA 2004, 135: 1565-1570
  3. Glotzer DL, Psoter WJ, Rekow ED. Preparing for a Terrorist Event, a Scenario-Driven Approach. J NY Dent Soc 2004, 70:26-29
  4. More FG, Phelan J, Boylan R, Glotzer D, Psoter W, Robbins M, Rekow ED, Alfano MC. Predoctoral Curriculum for Catastrophe Preparedness. J Dent Educ. 2004 Aug;68:851-8.
  5. Psoter WJ, Alfano M, Rekow D. Dentists Meeting Medical Surge Demand. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2004 Aug;32(8):694-700
  6. Glotzer D, More FG, Phelan J, Boylan R, Psoter W, Robbins M, Rekow ED, Godder B, Alfano MC. Introducing a Senior Course on Catastrophe Preparedness into the Dental School Curriculum. Dent Educ. 2006;70:225-30.
  7. Glotzer DL, Rinchiuso A, Rekow DE, Triola MM, Psoter WJ. The Medical Reserve Corps – An Opportunity for Dentists to Serve. N Y State Dent J. 2006, 72:60-61
  8. Glotzer DL, Psoter WJ. Disaster and the Surge Environment. J Emerg Manag, in print.
  9. Psoter WJ, Herman NG, More FG, Park B, Robbins M, Rekow ED, Ryan JM, Triola MM, Glotzer DL, Proposed Competencies for catastrophic events, disaster response, and associated head and neck injuries: Hospital-based dentistry JDE, in print.