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The UB News Studio is available to the media for live or recorded interviews with UB faculty on breaking news, critical issues or research discoveries.
For help reaching an expert on deadline, please contact UB's media relations team at 716-645-6969 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Science and Systems
Expertise: health information systems; business intelligence; digital security and privacy; data analytics; emergency management; girls and STEM careers
Contact: Joana Gaia can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or email@example.com.
Tracy K. P. Gregg
Associate Professor of Geology
Expertise: volcanology, volcanoes on Mars and Venus, the search for water on Mars, volcanism on the moon, deep-sea eruptions, basaltic lava flows
Chair of Environment and Sustainability
Expertise: coral reefs; coral bleaching; climate change and oceans
E. Brooke Lerner
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Expertise: emergency medicine, emergency care for children, mass shootings, mass casualty incidents
Chris S. Renschler
Associate Professor of Geography
Expertise: flooding, soil erosion, watersheds, hurricanes, radioactive fallout, disaster preparedness and response, natural resources management, GIS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
Expertise: disaster response education and training; emergency preparedness and management; the role of nurses in disasters
Chair of Operations Management and Strategy
Expertise: emergency services and disaster response; supply chain risk and resilience; creative and temporary operations; complex networks
Contact: Natalie Simpson can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Expertise: urban issues, social inequality, environmental justice, climate change, disaster resilience, bicycling, immigration
Greg A. Valentine
Director of the Center for Geohazards Studies
Expertise: volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, disaster preparedness, supervolcanoes
SUNY Distinguished Professor of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Expertise: earthquake engineering; seismic protective systems; blast engineering; bridge engineering; infrastructure; design and assessment of nuclear power plants; performance-based engineering; risk engineering
Associate Professor of Communication
Expertise: science, health, environmental and risk communication