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Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines

November 13, 2013

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues related to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Health disaster and emergency management
Brian Schwartz
Associate Professor
St.George Campus
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Temerty Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Department of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation
Office: 647-260-7181
Cell: 647-990-2399
brian.schwartz@oahpp.ca

Animals in disasters
Disaster preparedness
Carin Wittnich
Professor
St.George Campus
Department of Physiology
Department of Surgery
Institute of Medical Science
Office: 416-978-7744
c.wittnich@utoronto.ca

Critical illness
Sepsis
John Marshall
Professor
St.George Campus
Department of Surgery
Office: 416-340-5204
marshallj@smh.toronto.on.ca

Critical Care/ICU
Disaster Medicine
Public Health
Triage
Michael Christian
Assistant Professor
St.George Campus
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Temerty Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Office: 416.586.4800 #7943
Cell:  416.710.2822 (Please use this after November 17)
UK Cell: 07742140284
michael.christian@utoronto.ca
*NOTE: In the UK until Sunday but available by email, phone and text.

Computers in education and emergency medicine
Emergency medicine
Handheld computers in medicine
Mass Casualty Incident Preparedness
Paul Arnold
Clinical Instructor
St.George Campus
Temerty Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Office: 416-603-5405, 416-340-3856
pf.arnold@utoronto.ca 
Languages: French, Chinese

Acute coronary syndromes
Emergency medicine
Pharmaceutical medicine
Severe sepsis

Harold Fisher
Assistant Professor
St.George Campus
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Cell: 416-417-5990
haroldn.fisher@sympatico.ca

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