Media Releases

Boston Marathon Tragedy

April 16, 2013

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on the Boston Marathon Tragedy.

Explosion hazards

Bibhu Mohanty
Professor Emeritus
St.George Campus
Department of Civil Engineering
Office: 416-978-4576
Home: 416-233-6717
*NOTE: Call office or email beforehand.

Emergency medicine administration and communications
Emergency medicine policy issues
Howard Ovens
Associate Professor
St.George Campus
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Office: 416-586-8226
*NOTE: Available via email.

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
Cell: 416-951-9819
Languages: French, Chinese
*NOTE: Available via cell phone (call or text).

Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Services
Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Public Health
Brian Schwartz
Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Cell: 647-260-7181

International relations
National security, terrorism
Southeast Asia
United Nations
United States foreign policy 

Arne Kislenko
Adjunct Professor
St.George Campus
Trinity College
Munk School of Global Affairs
Office: 416-946-8973, 416-979-5000 ext. 6206
*NOTE: Available only by Skype.


For more information, please contact:

University of Toronto media relations
Tel: 416-978-0100