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Linda Degutis, DrPH, MSN

Lecturer

Contact Information

Linda Degutis, DrPH, MSN

Mailing Address

  • 225 Mountainview Street

    Decatur, Georgia, 30030

    United States

Research Summary

My research interests include: laws and policies related to preventing
underage drinking, injury and violence prevention, alcohol-impaired driving, traffic
and motor vehicle safety, and public health in general. In addition,
my interests include injury prevention and treatment, trauma systems,
public health systems, disaster preparedness, and ethical issues
related to disaster preparedness and response.

Extensive Research Description

Research focuses on injury and violence prevention interventions, public policy related to injury and alcohol, and public health issues. Current work focuses on suicide prevention in veterans as part of a team based at the Denver, Colorado VA.


Coauthors

Research Interests

Alcoholic Intoxication; Disaster Planning; Emergency Medicine; Epidemiology; Mental Health; Public Health; Bioethical Issues; Mass Casualty Incidents

Public Health Interests

Epidemiology Methods; Substance Use, Addiction

Selected Publications

  • Partnering for Success: Recruitment, Training, and Deployment of Public Health Exercise EvaluatorsDurante, A. J., Melchreit, R., Sullivan, K., Degutis, L. “Partnering for Success: Recruitment, Training, and Deployment of Public Health Exercise Evaluators.” Public Health Reports, 2007, 122(6).