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In addition to its webinar series, WADEM is launching a new podcast series for 2018. The inaugural podcast is titled LSUHSC-Shreveport Physicians Respond to Evacuee Needs and is available below or by listening on the WADEM SoundCloud page.

Knox Andress from the Louisiana Poison Center describes how Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport physicians responded to medical needs of over 550 Hurricane “Harvey” evacuees, including children and the elderly, at the Jewella Critical Transportation Needs Shelter (CTNS) in Shreveport, Louisiana between 31 August and 6 September 2017.

The interview was conducted by Prof. Ally Hutton, WADEM’s VP for Special Interests and Activities, and recorded in December 2017.

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