George W.
Adjunct Associate Professor
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CEM, IAEM (2011, Certified Emergency Manager- International Association of Emergency Managers)

MEP, FEMA (2010, Master Exercise Practitioner)

MS, Iona College (2002, Health Services Administration)

MPH, Hunter College (1994, Community Health Education)

BA, New York University (1991, Psychobiology)

Courses Taught

Carrent courses

ESA 101- Introduction to Emergency Management

PMT 780- Public Health Emergency Management

Previous courses

PMT 711

Professional Memberships

Editorial Board Member

American Journal of Disaster Medicine (AJDM)

Journal of Emergency Management (JEM)

Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS)

Zona TES (Barcelona, Spain)

English, Spanish
Scholarly Work

Contreras, G and Kittleson, M. New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice’s Response to COVID-19. Journal of Security, Intelligence and Resilience Education (JSIRE). September 2020. 10 (14):  1-4.

Contreras G. Getting Ready for the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. American Journal of Disaster Medicine. June 2020; 14(2): 231-234. DOI:10.5055/ajdm.2019.0336

Contreras G. Getting Ready for the next pandemic COVID-19: Why we need to be more prepared and less scared. Journal of Emergency Management. March/April 2020; 18(2):87-89. DOI:10.5055/jem.2020.0461