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Education and Training
DrPH Columbia
MPH Columbia
RN Hahnemann

Richard Garfield, DrPH, MPH, RN
Henrik H Bendixen Professor of Clinical International Nursing
Clinical Professor, School of Public Health
Henrik H Bendixen


Research/Clinical Interests

Assessment of Need in Humanitarian Crises, Monitoring Humanitarian Recovery, Multisector Rapid Assessments, NonCommunicable Conditions in Less Developed Countries

Selected Publications
Belbase K, Garfield R, Ivers J, et al. The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Disaster: Evaluation of UNICEF's Response (Final Evaluation) - Synthesis Report. NY: UNICEF, 2010.
Garfield R, Blake C. et al. Common Needs Assessments in Humanitarian Monitoring. Humanitarian Practice Network Paper, forthcoming.
Garfield R. Priorities for Mortality Reduction in Haiti. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 2010 March 4(1): 18-20..
Garfield R, Galea G, Legha J. The NCD Epidemic in Less Developed Countries: Changing Risks of Death with Economic and Social Transitions. Geneva, WHO
Garfield R, Polonsky J. Changes in Mortality Rates and Humanitarian Conditions in Darfur, Sudan 2003–2007. Forthcoming 2010, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine.
Garfield R. Nursing in Wars. Cowen PS, Moorhead S, Grace H, eds. Current Issues in Nursing, 8th Edition. St Louis: Elsevier Press, 2009, forthcoming
Abramson DM, Sterling-Ariza T, Garfield R, Redlener I. The prevalence and predictors of mental health distress post-Katrina: findings from the Gulf coast. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, June 2008.
Garfield R. Measuring Humanitarian Emergencies. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 1(2): 110-116 2007.
Mock N, Garfield R. On improving the monitoring of humanitarian crises. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 2007, 22(5):377-383.
Roberts L, Lafta R, Garfield R, Khudhairi J, Burnham G. Mortality before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: a cluster sample survey. The Lancet. Online publication 10/29/04. http://image.thelancet.com/extras/04art10342web.pdf. Volume 364 Issue 9448 Page 1857 - 64.
Honors & Awards
2003 Human Rights Institute Keynote, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory U
2002 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
2001 Atlantic Policy Fellowship, British Council
1998 Edward Barsky International Health Award, Physician's Forum

Committees
2005 Executive Committee, University Senate
2005 University Advisory Task Force Co-Chair to the SRSG for Tsunami Recovery
2005 University Senate School of Nursing
2003 International Health Committee Health Sciences Campus

Professional Memberships
2007 Advisory Board: Overseas Development Institute (UK)
2005 - present Editorial Boards: American Journal of Disaster Medicine, American Journal of Nursing, BioScience Trends (Japan)
2005 Institute of Medicine Committee on Gulf War Studies Design
2004 Institute of Medicine Committee for the Study of Gulf War Veterans
1997 N Y Academy of Medicine Human Rights Committee
1993 New York City Department of Health International Health Task Force

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