Jennifer Tang, MPH

Staff Research Associate

Jennifer Tang received a B.S. in Biology from the University of California, San Diego in 2006 and an M.P.H. from UCLA in 2009.  She is currently a research assistant at the center working on the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience Pilot.

 

Projects


LA County Community Disaster Resilience (LACCDR)

The Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience project is a collaborative effort that aims to promote community resilience in the face of public health emergencies, such as pandemics and disasters.

 

Publications


Chandra A, Kim J, Pieters HC, Tang J, McCreary M, Schreiber M, Wells K.  Implementing psychological first-aid training for medical reserve corps volunteers.  Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2014 Feb;8(1):95-100.

Wells KB, Tang J, Lizaola E, Jones F, Brown A, Stayton A, Williams M, Chandra A, Eisenman D, Fogleman S, Plough A. Applying community engagement to disaster planning: developing the vision and design for the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience initiative.  Am J Public Health. 2013 Jul;103(7):1172-80.  

Chandra A, Williams M, Plough A, Stayton A, Wells KB, Horta M, Tang J.  Getting actionable about community resilience: the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience project. 
Am J Public Health. 2013 Jul;103(7):1181-9.

Chandra A, Williams MV, Lopez C, Tang J, Eisenman D, Magana A.  Developing a Tabletop Exercise to Test Community Resilience: Lessons from the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience Project.  Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2015 Aug 17:1-5. [Epub ahead of print]

Eisenman D, Chandra A, Fogleman S, Magana A, Hendricks A, Wells K, Williams M, Tang J, Plough A.  The Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience Project – a community-level, public health initiative to build community disaster resilience.  Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Aug 19;11(8):8475-90.