Heat and Health: Data on How Summer Heat Impacts Emergency Medical Service Resources

Thursday, May 30, 2024 @ 11AM Central
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Webinar Description

Did you know that 60 million Americans located in metro areas experience 90 degree or higher temperatures about 2.5 months per year? Or that heat-related illnesses and deaths are completely preventable? Join Epidemiologist Morgan K. Anderson as she shares insights about heat-related illness attended by EMS. Data collected from 2019-2023 will be shared; giving you the knowledge to understand how forecasted high heat days may impact your agency’s resources. How to find opportunities to work with public health and community resources to prevent heat-related illnesses and mortality will also be discussed.

About the Presenter

Morgan Anderson

Morgan Anderson

Research Manager, Epidemiologist, ImageTrend

Morgan joined the ImageTrend team in January 2017. She graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2011 with a Master’s degree in Public Health with an emphasis in epidemiology. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Prior to coming to ImageTrend, Morgan spent 5 years with the Army Public Health Center Injury Prevention Department.

Her true passion is working on research with ImageTrend customers. Morgan has research published in JEMS, American Journal of Preventative Medicine, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Public Health, Military Medicine, and others. She enjoys spending her free time with husband and two kids, fishing, camping, and DIY projects around the house.

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