4/4 & 4/11/24, The Haddon Matrix: A Systematic Approach for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response - webinar series

Collaborate with emergency responders at all levels by communicating using the Haddon Matrix.
Part 1 provides an introductory overview of the Haddon Matrix as a flexible, scalable tool for public health agencies in the emergency planning and response efforts.
Part 2 engages trainees with a real-time interactive example of building a Haddon Matrix to address an infectious disease emergency event.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of module one, participants will be able to:

  • discuss the history of the development of the Haddon Matrix;
  • link injury prevention epidemiology and all-hazards disaster preparedness;
  • describe the Haddon Matrix’s use as a planning tool; and
  • describe the Haddon Matrix’s applicability to all-hazards preparedness model.

At the conclusion of module two, participants will be able to:

  • apply the Haddon Matrix to dirty bomb planning; and
  • apply the Haddon Matrix to pandemic planning.

Dates and Times
All webinars will take place Thursday, 1:30–2:30 p.m. Eastern
April 4, 2024
April 11, 2024


Online. Information to access the course will be sent upon registration.

Target Audience

This training is appropriate for public health practitioners involved in planning and response efforts for public health emergencies.

Continuing Education Credit
Continuing education credits for certified public health professionals (CPH-CE, 2 hours) and health educatiors (CECH Category 1, 2 hours) are available. To receive credit, participants must attend both webinars and complete the course evaluation. MAR-PHTC is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Provider ID# MEP 100475.

Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Health & Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he has a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management. His areas of expertise include public health emergency readiness and response, mental health aspects of public health emergency response, and organizational culture change issues facing health departments in building a ready public health workforce. The recipient of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Cofounders Award for Excellence in Crisis Intervention/Trauma Research and the National Association of Counties Achievement Award, Barnett earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a medical degree from The Ohio State University. He regularly provides training in public health core competencies and public health preparedness.

Technology Requirements
This interactive webinar is presented through the Zoom Internet-based platform. You will need a computer with a high-speed internet connection.

For more information about this course or for assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.