SOURCE: Everbridge

Everbridge

June 11, 2009 16:43 ET

Expert Source on Swine Flu Pandemic Communications Available for Commentary

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2009) - In light of today's announcement by the World Health Organization declaring H1N1 (swine flu) a global pandemic, Dr. Robert C. Chandler, Ph.D. is available for interviews and commentary.

WHO

Dr. Robert Chandler, Ph.D., pandemic communication expert and Director of the Nicholson School of Communication at the University of Central Florida.

WHAT

Available to discuss communication challenges surrounding the H1N1 (swine flu) pandemic and associated topics, including:

--  The importance of quality and effectiveness in pandemic communications
--  Communication priorities for the swine flu pandemic; how to
    communicate "need-to-know" information while preventing panic or
    information overload
--  Health risk communication factors
--  Guidelines for assessing pandemic communication readiness
    

WHY

Dr. Chandler is an internationally recognized expert on pandemic communications and an accomplished researcher with nearly 200 academic and professional papers. He collaborated with Everbridge (formerly 3n Global) to develop Everbridge for Pandemics, a comprehensive pandemic communications solution that includes nearly 300 pandemic-specific message maps, and recently authored Pandemic: Business Continuity Priorities for the Coming Outbreak.

AVAILABILITY

Dr. Chandler is available for in-studio, telephone and email interviews immediately.

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