Staff Publications and Research

EPREP staff has published research in an array of public health and medicine journals. A selected list of publications is below.

Impact of Emergency Preparedness Exercise on Performance
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, September/October 2013
Foluso Agboola, MD, MPH; Tara McCarthy, MD MPH; Paul Biddinger, MD, FACEP

Use of After Action Reports (AARs) to promote organizational and systems learning in emergency preparedness
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2012
Elena Savoia; Foluso Agboola; Paul Biddinger

A consensus Process on the Use of Exercises and After Action Reports to Assess and Improve Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 2013 June
Savoia E, Preston J, Biddinger PD

Be Prepared — The Boston Marathon and Mass-Casualty Events
The New England Journal of Medicine, 2013 May
Paul D. Biddinger, M.D., et al.

Use of After Action Reports (AARs) to Promote Organizational and Systems Learning in Emergency Preparedness
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2012, 9, 2949-2963
Savoia E, Agboola F, Biddinger PD

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Exercises: Lessons Learned
Public Health Reports, 2010 Nov-Dec
Paul D. Biddinger, MD, FACEP; Elena Savoia, MD, MPH; Sarah B. Massin-Short, MPH; Jessica Preston, BA; and Michael A. Stoto, PhD

Inter-Agency Communication and Operations Capabilities during a Hospital Functional Exercise: Reliability and Validity of a Measurement Tool.
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2010;25(1)
Savoia E, Biddinger PD, Burstein J, Stoto MA

Assessing Public Health Capabilities During Emergency Preparedness Tabletop Exercises: Reliability and Validity of a Measurement Tool.
Public Health Reports. 2009;124(1):138-148

Savoia E, Testa MA, Biddinger PD, Koh H, Cadigan RO, Campbell P, Stoto MA

Impact of Tabletop Exercises on Participants’ Knowledge of and Confidence in Legal Authorities for Infectious Disease Emergencies.
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2009;3(2):104-110.
Savoia E, Biddinger PD, Fox P, Levin DE, Stone L, Stoto MA