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PACER scientist Joshua M. Epstein, Ph.D., is expanding his agent-based modeling work that explores how the interaction of individuals can shape mass behavior during major events, such as natural or man-made disasters, political upheaval, and economic turmoil.

Try the New PACER Disaster and Flu Apps

PACER has developed a suite of web-based applications to help hospitals, emergency planners, first responders and others plan for disasters and forecast flu outbreaks. EMCAPS 2.0, FluCast, and Surge are free after registering and setting up an account.

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Featured Principal Investigator

Gabor D. Kelen is the current and founding Director of PACER. He was also the Primary Investigator on the Medical Surge Capacity Metrics project and on the Creation of a Society for Disaster Health project, which were funded through a Department of Homeland Security grant.

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Featured Project

The Electronic Mass Casualty Assessment and Planning Scenarios, or EMCAPS, is an easy-to-use software tool for modeling plausible disasters and potential casualties.

It is useful for drill planning, first responder and healthcare provider training, and hospital and health care institution preparedness. EMCAPS V2.0 is free after registering to use it.

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