Speaker: Scott Knowles, PhD,
Associate Professor and Director of Great Works Symposium, Drexel University
Title: Experts in Disaster: Emergency Management Professionals in the United States, 1970s-1990s
Abstract: What is "emergency management"? Since the 1970s this profession has grown remarkably, but it's core research and practice competencies have been in flux--especially in the areas of nursing and public health. This paper consders the interplay among this new discipline and the more traditional "emergency managers" in the United States.
Place: Room 2019, 2U
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Bates Center Seminar Series features scholarly papers and presentations on the history of nursing and health care and welcomes all interested individuals.
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
418 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096
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