Project Updates


Tuesday, Aug 08 2023 @10-11:30am ET – How do we assess the practices that support resilience and performance during crisis? Dr. Atkinson will present findings from our survey study in which we derived measures for leadership and management practices during crisis at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. Details and updates on the presentation can be found here:

Tuesday, Aug 09 2022 @ 11am-12:30pm ET – Our findings on the formal and informal practices of emergency management will be presented by Tuna Hayirli during the “Organizing for Resilience: How to Organize in a World of Adversity and Flux” showcase symposium at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA. Please see below for updates on the presentation:

Wednesday, Oct 27 2021 @ 12:30-2pm ET – Masha Kuznetsova 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 publication
  2. Mariam K. Atkinson, John L. Hick, Sara J. Singer, Nicholas V. Cagliuso, and Paul D. Biddinger. “Do Rural Hospitals Have an Advantage During a Pandemic?” Health Affairs Forefront, March 22, 2022. Link to publication


  1. Tuna C. Hayirli, Masha Kuznetsova, Elizabeth A. Bambury, Paul D. Biddinger and Mariam K. Atkinson. “Developing Resilience in Crisis: The Role of Formal and Informal Mechanisms.”
  2. Mariam K. Atkinson, Paul D. Biddinger, Mah-Afroze Chughtai, Nicholas V. Cagliuso, John L. Hick, Tuna Cem Hayirli, and Sara J. Singer. “Validated Measures for Formal and Informal Aspects of Organizational Leadership and Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic: the HERO-36.”
  3. Mariam K. Atkinson, Mah-Afroze Chughtai, and Paul D. Biddinger. “Outcomes of Organizational Leadership and Management During Crisis Using the HERO-36 Scale.”
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