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COVID-19: Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies Cancels Spring 2020 Events

COVID-19: Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies Cancels Spring 2020 Events

After consulting with the latest guidance from public health and University officials, we have decided to cancel our remaining Spring...

Emergency Responder Health and Safety Conference March 20

Emergency Responder Health and Safety Conference March 20

The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS) is proud to present a first responder health and safety conference...

SPRING 2020 SEMINAR SCHEDULE INCLUDES FIRST RESPONDER HEALTH AND SAFETY CONFERENCE, Dr. VYTO BABRAUSKAS ON WEST, TX FERTILIZER EXPLOSION

SPRING 2020 SEMINAR SCHEDULE INCLUDES FIRST RESPONDER HEALTH AND SAFETY CONFERENCE, Dr. VYTO BABRAUSKAS ON WEST, TX FERTILIZER EXPLOSION

RaCERS is pleased to announce our preliminary Spring 2020 event schedule. We begin on February 26 from 130-330pm, Dr. Vyto...

RaCERS Director, Senior Fellow Team with Columbia University to Research Land Mobile Radio

RaCERS Director, Senior Fellow Team with Columbia University to Research Land Mobile Radio

The Regenhard Center has teamed with Columbia University in a pathbreaking project to understand how quality of radio service impacts...

RaCERS Affiliated Faculty Thompson Publishes Book on Disaster Risk Governance

RaCERS Affiliated Faculty Thompson Publishes Book on Disaster Risk Governance

Prof. Denise Thompson, in the John Jay’s Department of Public Management, published Disaster Risk Governance: Four Cases from Developing Countries....

RaCERS Marks Passing of James “Jimmy” Boyle, Inaugural Board Member

RaCERS Marks Passing of James “Jimmy” Boyle, Inaugural Board Member

Jimmy Boyle, a monumental figure in the FDNY, and nationally, is reported by his union, the Uniformed Firefighter’s Association of...

RaCERS Doctoral Research Associate publishes article on Fentanyl Self-Protection for First Responders

RaCERS Doctoral Research Associate publishes article on Fentanyl Self-Protection for First Responders

Doctoral Research Associate Eric Persaud was lead author of an article detailing first responder knowledge and attitudes regarding occupational exposures...

RaCERS Director Speaks at National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Event on Technology, Smart Cities

RaCERS Director Speaks at National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Event on Technology, Smart Cities

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation held a meeting devoted to adaptation of technologies for firefighter safety in Philadelphia on September...

RaCERS Affiliated Faculty Wins Research Award

RaCERS Affiliated Faculty Wins Research Award

Len Garis, a RaCERS collaborator and speaker, was awarded the Fire Chief Researcher of the Year by the Canadian Association...

RaCERS Announces Fall Seminar Series: NYCEM Commish, Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions, FEMA Law to be Discussed

RaCERS Announces Fall Seminar Series: NYCEM Commish, Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions, FEMA Law to be Discussed

National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report RaCERS is pleased to announce its Fall 2019 Seminar Series, focusing on emergency management....