Gerilynne Carroll joined the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in January 2011, as the director of the Emergency Management Branch in the Public Health Division. Geri provides leadership and strategic direction to planning, preparedness and response of the Emergency Management Branch to health-related emergencies.
Dr. Ronald E. Goans
Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for Applied Environmental Public Health
Tulane University, OK
Dr. Ronald E. Goans is a senior medical and scientific advisor with the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS), the U.S. Department of Energy’s emergency medical asset for radiation incidents. In addition, Dr. Goans is an associate professor at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, where he teaches classes on radiation issues, health-care policy and general pathophysiology.
Dr. Carl Jarvis
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Dalhousie University, NS
Dr. Carl Jarvis is a full-time emergency physician at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax and the medical director of emergency department disaster preparedness for both the hospital and the district. He has been involved in the development and delivery of the federally sponsored METER program (Medical Emergency Treatment for Exposure to Radiation), and has served as an expert in disaster preparedness on a variety of local, provincial and national projects. He is the Atlantic Regional Director for Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT). I n March 2011 Dr. Jarvis went to Japan as the medical lead of a CMAT medical team.