Disaster Podcast

This weekly program, brought to you through a partnership with Paragon Medical Education Group, is your connection to tips, news, information and field interviews on major disasters. The show will cover all major response incidents both natural and man-made in nature, providing you the information you need to better prepare for future responses with your Local, State, and Federal response agencies like FEMA. Join our show each week with hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and paramedic/educator Sam Bradley as they bring you this unique program for first responders, paramedics, nurses, doctors, public health officials and more!


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2019 Disaster Podcast Retrospective and Top Episode Picks, Part 1

It’s been a great year of podcasts here at the Disaster Podcast. In this episode (part 1 of 3), the whole team comes by to talk about the year’s best episodes and topics. We have Dr. Joe Holley, meteorologist and emergency dispatcher Kyle Nelson,



Disaster Response Training – Paragon Medical Group Style

In this special episode, we talk about what it takes to create a customized, large-scale drill for training first responders and you community health services in the event of a disaster, man-made or natural.



The Pending Demise of Many Rural EMS Services

On this episode we invited Andy Gienapp, MS, NRP, Manager of the Office of Emergency Medical Services, Health Readiness and Response Section, Public Health Division, Wyoming Department of Health. We invited Andy on to discuss the potential demise of ma...



Revisiting the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure and Design SAFE-CI Program

We got a lot of response from our recent episode with Daniel Zehner from the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) on Hurricane Dorian and construction resilience in the face of powerful storms like that. In light of that,


 14 November 2019  41m

Cold Weather Preparedness and Emergencies Revisited

With the jet stream dipping down from the arctic again this week, it's time to review our cold weather preparedness and emergency management and treatment so let's catch up with an episode on that for you. We have Dr.


 08 November 2019  37m

Weather and Causes of Fast-Moving Wildfires in California

On the show this week are Disaster Podcast host, Jamie Davis, Dr. Joe Holley, and our two disaster weather experts, Becky DePodwin and Kyle Nelson. We discuss the raging wildfires in California and the weather conditions that fuel [...]


 01 November 2019  33m

Hurricane’s Florence and Dorian Planning with Onslow County’s Dave Grovdahl

Dave Grovdahl, EMS Division Head, Onslow County EMS in North Carolina, joins the Disaster Podcast team to talk about his recent presentation findings surrounding his system’s preparations and response to Hurricane’s Florence and Dorian.


 25 October 2019  37m

Structural Construction Lessons Learned with Dan Zehner from NHERI

Daniel Zehner from the DesignSafe Radio podcast joins us on the Disaster Podcast this week. He highlights the research from NHERI (Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure) that looked at the damage from Hurricane Dorian.


 17 October 2019  36m

Florida Search and Rescue Dorian Response with Michael McGill

Florida Search and Rescue Incident Commander Michael McGill talks about his organization’s response to help get rescuers to victims during and after the impact of Hurricane Dorian. He focuses on their use of internet-based radio functionality and other...


 10 October 2019  28m

Volunteer Search and Rescue Organizations in Disaster Response

Florida Search and Rescue Incident Commander Michael McGill comes on the Disaster Podcast to talk about management of volunteer search and rescue groups during disaster response. Florida SAR is an all-volunteer organization that holds itself to a high ...


 04 October 2019  42m