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From Detroit Free Press: Tulane professor Dr. Charles Figley comments on mental health after Hurricane Maria

August 24th, 2018

Dr. Charles Figley, director of the Tulane University Traumatology Institute and School of Social Work professor, is considered an international expert on disaster mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder. In the Detroit Free Press, Dr. Figley states that the response to Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, is far worse than Katrina in New Orleans.

Read the entire story on the Detroit Free Press website, titled The work Ford is quietly doing in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

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Dave Davis
Professor Emeritus - Director, Institutional Research