By JERRY MOTHERSHEAD, An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal Flashback, October 19, 2005.
An emergency medicine physician shared this in-depth article in 2005 outlining 10 key action items needed to protect communities during a pandemic. Will these actions be implemented before the next pandemic?
Narrated by Madison Leeves.
Dr. Jerry Mothershead is the Physician Advisor to the Medical Readiness and Response Group of Battelle Memorial Institute. An emergency medicine physician, he also is adjunct faculty at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. A graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy, Dr. Mothershead served on active duty in the U.S. Navy in a broad spectrum of clinical, operational, and management positions for over 28 years, and has served in an advisory capacity to numerous local, state, and federal agencies in the fields of antiterrorism, disaster preparedness, and consequence management.