Notes from the Editor

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Pracademic Affairs!  We are thrilled to bring this forum to practitioners and practitioner-scholars to have a place, as our mission states, to provide emergency management and homeland security practitioners a welcoming platform to write, explore, analyze, and examine real-world critical lessons learned to improve the resilience of our communities. This collaboration was born out of a challenging year for those in the field. Read more.

Pracademic Affairs

Pracademic Affairs

Federal Agencies and Governmental Partnerships in Public Health Emergency Management: Implications for Continued COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has tested the global governmental and public agency response to pandemic emergencies with regard to a number of areas. This essay focuses on major agency involvement in the United States as well as relevant historical comparisons to highlight important aspects of our current challenges in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Kevin L. Pohlman, David S. Markenson, Abigail Marriott, Jake Feingold, Jason Kreinces, Jonah Lowenstein, Rajkumar Pammal and Sacha Roberts

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