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FIRST is a research enterprise organized to support the U.S. fire and rescue service through objective data collection and analysis.
Fire Service Safety Culture
EMS: Behavioral Health, Violence, & Stress
As we renew our commitment to protect and promote the health of the public in 2017, here’s a look back at some of the milestones and proud moments we covered in Dornsife SPH publications in 2016.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) to the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA) and the Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends (FIRST) program in the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.
Seven students and alumni are taking part in Dornsife's inaugural Fire service Injury Research, Epidemiology and Evaluation (FIRE) fellowship, supported by the FEMA Assistance to Fire Grants R&D program.
Dornsife researchers study ambulance worker assault
Paramedics and EMTs Face Danger on the Job
Paramedics Often Assaulted on the Job