Project Updates


Wednesday, Oct 27 2021 @ 12:30-2pm ET – We will present results from our study, “The Two Sides of Hospital Emergency Management: Balancing Formal and Informal Practices During Crisis,” at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. A virtual option will also be offered. Details can be found here:

Friday, Aug 27 2021 at 1-2pm ET – An overview of our latest research findings will be presented by Dr. Atkinson in a webinar titled “Navigating the Next Crisis: Research Insights for Effective Healthcare Leadership in a Post-Pandemic World” for the American College of Healthcare Executives. Registration is free to the public:


  1. Mariam Krikorian Atkinson, Nicholas V. Cagliuso, John L. Hick, Sara J. Singer, Elizabeth A. Bambury, Tuna Cem Hayirli, Masha Kuznetsova, and Paul D. Biddinger. “Moving Forward from COVID-19: Organizational Dimensions of Effective Hospital Emergency Management.” Health Security (2021) ahead of print. DOI: 10.1089/hs.2021.0115. Link to the paper


  1. Tuna C. Hayirli, Masha Kuznetsova, Elizabeth A. Bambury, Paul D. Biddinger and Mariam K. Atkinson. “Developing Resilience After Crisis: The Role of Formal and Informal Mechanisms.”
  2. Mariam K. Atkinson, John L. Hick, Nicholas V. Cagliuso, Sara J. Singer and Paul D. Biddinger. “The Advantages of Being Rural? Revisiting Policy Recommendations to Bolster Rural Hospitals’ Emergency Management.”
  3. Mariam K. Atkinson, Sara J. Singer, Masha Kuznetsova, Tuna C. Hayirli, and Paul D. Biddinger. “Assessing Response to Organizational Crisis: Validated Measures for Formal and Informal Aspects of Emergency Response During the COVID-19 Pandemic.”
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