By CORINA SOLÉ BRITO, An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness, September 27, 2023.
Violence in healthcare facilities significantly challenges patients, providers, support staff, visitors, and first responders. However, healthcare-specific information and tools can help protect staff, patients, and others in these facilities.
Narrated by Madison Leeves.
Corina Solé Brito
Corina Solé Brito, MA, has had the honor of working with first responders for nearly three decades. As a senior manager with the Police Executive Research Forum, she co-authored guides on preparing the law enforcement system for a public health emergency. She helped conduct case studies on four departments at various stages of pandemic planning. She served as the communications manager for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Technical Assistance Center, where she developed materials for disaster responders and survivors. Since its inception, she has managed communications for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response’s Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (ASPR TRACIE) project. Currently, she serves as the ICF International’s deputy program manager.