Chemical Disaster Decontamination Drill

Hospital decontamination team members cut away contaminated clothing from a victim (mannequin) during a mock chemical contamination disaster.

Analyzing contaminated materials

Institute alumnus and staff member Brigitte Townsend analyzes contaminated material inside the National Guard mobile analytical laboratory.

Chemical Disaster Decontamination Team Spray Down

Chemical Decontamination Team members decontaminating their suits before removing them after a decontamination drill.

Gear laid out for chemical or radiological spill response.

Gear laid out for chemical or radiological emergency response.

Savannah Hurricane Exercise at 48 hours prior to landfall

The Institute works with hospitals and emergency management agencies in Coastal Georgia to prepare for hurricane evacuations and relocations.

Cham Dallas and Ed Rollor with contaminated material

Institute staff and students work with hazardous material disaster teams across the State.


See video PHI Ep. 33- Emergency Preparedness Hospital Drill

The UGA College of Public Health presents another episode of "Public Health Impact".  In this episode, Dr. Phaedra Corso and Dr. Cham Dallas discuss emergency response and UGA's Institute of Disaster Management. Footage...

See video What Happened at Fukushima and Why

Katie Couric interviews Dr. Cham Dallas on the mechanics of the Fukushima disaster, the contrast with Chernobyl, and how the US is prepared to meet similar challenges.

See video The Psychological Effects of Radiation Contamination

In a CNN interview, Dr. Cham Dallas discusses the mechanics of a nuclear meltdown and it's psychological effects on the population.