Daniel J. Barnett

Research and Professional Interests

Daniel J. Barnett, MD, MPH is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins General Preventive Medicine Residency Program (2002). He received his MPH degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2001), and his MD degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health (1999). He graduated from Yale University with a BA in English (1993).

His research interests include best practice models to enhance all-hazards public health emergency readiness and response. Specific areas of focus include design and evaluation of preparedness curricula for public health workers; mental health aspects of public health emergency response, public health readiness exercises, and organizational culture change issues facing health departments in building a ready public health workforce.

Selected Publications:

  • Barnett, Daniel J., Carol B. Thompson, Natalie L. Semon, Nicole A. Errett, Krista L. Harrison, Marilyn K. Anderson, Justin L. Ferrell et al. "EPPM and Willingness to Respond: The Role of Risk and Efficacy Communication in Strengthening Public Health Emergency Response Systems." Health communication 29, no. 6 (2014): 598-609. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10410236.2013.785474#.VBdNzC5dVc8
  • Taylor, Holly A., Lainie Rutkow, and Daniel J. Barnett. "Willingness of the Local Health Department Workforce to Respond to Infectious Disease Events: Empirical, Ethical, and Legal Considerations." Biosecurity and bioterrorism: biodefense strategy, practice, and science 12, no. 4 (2014): 178-185. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/bsp.2014.0009
  • Barnett, Daniel J. "Applying the Haddon Matrix to Decision Engineering for Hospital Disaster Preparedness." In 142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15-November 19, 2014). APHA, 2014. https://apha.confex.com/apha/142am/webprogram/Paper302093.html
  • Rutkow, Lainie, Jon S. Vernick, Maxim Gakh, Jennifer Siegel, Carol B. Thompson, and Daniel J. Barnett. "The Public Health Workforce and Willingness to Respond to Emergencies: a 50 State-state Analysis of Potentially Influential Laws." The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics 421, no. 1 (2014): 64. http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/community_health_sciences_fac_articles/184/
  • Rutkow, Lainie, Jon S. Vernick, Carol B. Thompson, Ronald G. Pirrallo, and Daniel J. Barnett. "Emergency Preparedness Law and Willingness to Respond in the EMS Workforce." Prehospital and disaster medicine 29, no. 4 (2014): 358-363. http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/25046354

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Daniel Barnett, public health emergency response