From: Happenings in the Sciences Volume 3, Issue 3, November 2013
Nicholas Freudenberg (Dist. Prof., Hunter, Psychology and Public Health) was a moderator of the public health panel at the “Superstorm Sandy: Are We Ready for the Next One?” conference held at the Graduate Center on May 29. The event featured environmental and climate scientists, emergency and health management specialists, and community advocates. Participants included William Solecki (Prof., Hunter, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Director, Institute for Sustainable Cities, Hunter; and Co-Chair, Mayor’s Panel on Climate Change) and William J. Fritz (Prof., Staten Island, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Interim President, Staten Island). The public health panel included Dr. Irwin Redlener from the Columbia University Center on Disaster Preparedness, Jack Caravanos (Assoc. Prof., Hunter, Public Health) from Hunter and the CUNY School of Public Health, and Kate McKenzie, Director of Policy and Government Relations for City Harvest.