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