2019 Disaster Research Response Program (DR2) Workshop




Registation closes on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 3:00pm MST


Purpose: The National Institute of Environmnetal Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the University of Arizona invite you to join the fourth Disaster Research Response Program (DR2) Workshop in Tucson, Arizona. The workshop will center around discussions, using a realistic scenario to...

  • understand the importance of data collection and research in response to disasters and explore research tools, protocols, and processes that help support the design, review, and implementation of research in response to disasters
  • form realtionships and knowledge sharing between local, state, federal, academic, and community members
  • identify stategies and platforms for groups to improve thier capabilities for investigation and research   

Who: This two-day event is for local, state, and federal officals, representatives from academia and private industry, and community members.

When: This two-day event will take place on February 28 - March 1, 2019 from 9:00am - 4:30pm

Where: The event is located in Kiewit Auditorium on the College of Medicine campus in Tucson, Arizona

Session Topics: Agenda Coming Soon

Sponsered by: The event is jointly sponsered by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the Univserity of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, and the Bio5 Institute. 

For more information and to register 

Please Contact Betsey Galluzzo (betsy.eagin@nih.gov) and April Bennett (april.bennett@nih.gov) if you have any questions regarding this event

More information regarding the NIEHS DR2 Program


Join us for the 2019 Winter Institute and the Tribal Forum on February 25 - 27, 2019 

The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center and Native American Research Training Center invite you to discuss Traditional Healing and research and training in the elements of life including water, air, and DNA relevant to Native people and those working with Tribes and Native communities. The Winter Institute and Tribal Forum will share successful resolution of community issues related to environmental disasters and to build capacity to respond to long-term and immediate environmental impacts on human health and our environment.