About the Authors

Aharona Glatman-Freedman

af1200@nyu.edu

Affiliations Department of Family and Community Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, United States of America, Global Public Health Master’s Program, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Ian Portelli

Affiliations Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, The Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Susan K. Jacobs

Affiliation Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Justin I. Mathew

Affiliation Hunter College, The City University of New York, New York, New York, United States of America

Jonathan E. Slutzman

Affiliation Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Lewis R. Goldfrank

Affiliations Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, The Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Silas W. Smith

Affiliations Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, The Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AG-F IP SWS. Performed the experiments: AG-F SKJ JIM SWS. Analyzed the data: AG-F. Wrote the paper: AG-F. Data acquisition: AG-F JES. Data interpretation: AG-F IP JES LRG SWS. Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: IP SKJ JIM JES LRG SWS. Final approval of the submitted version: AG-F IP SKJ JIM JES LRG SWS.