Rita Burke, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences and Pediatrics
Dr. Burke's research focuses pediatric disaster preparedness and injury prevention. Her work includes evaluating gaps and identifying barriers in health and school systems to meet the needs of children, particularly those with access and functional needs, in a disaster. She is co-author of the book Landesman's Public Health Management of Disasters and Associate Editor of Disaster Management and Public Health Preparedness. She is also the co-chair of the Los Angeles Children in Disasters Working Group and member of the Scientific Advisory Council for the American Red Cross.
Epidemiology of rabies immune globulin use in paediatric and adult patients in the USA: a cross-sectional prevalence study.
BMJ Open. 2022 Apr 26;12(4):e055411. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-055411. Epub 2022 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 35473745;
The need for early Kasai portoenterostomy: a Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium study.
Pediatr Surg Int. 2022 Feb;38(2):193-199. doi: 10.1007/s00383-021-05047-1. Epub 2021 Dec 2. PubMed PMID: 34854975; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8742784.
Prehospital Emergency Provider's Knowledge of and Comfort With Pediatric and Special Needs Cases: A Cross-Sectional Study in Los Angeles County.
Eval Health Prof. 2021 Mar 24;:1632787211003972. doi: 10.1177/01632787211003972. Epub 2021 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 33759591;
Allocation of Scarce Resources in a Pandemic: Rapid Systematic Review Update of Strategies for Policy Makers.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2021 May 25;. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.04.021. Epub 2021 May 25. PubMed PMID: 34048911;
National Needs Assessment for a Pediatric Trauma Toolkit: General Requirements for Moderate- and High-Volume Hospitals.
J Trauma Nurs. 2021 Nov-Dec 01;28(6):378-385. doi: 10.1097/JTN.0000000000000617. PubMed PMID: 34766932;
- Introduction to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
- Practice of Public Health
- Public Health Leadership and Management
- Public Health Disaster Management and Response
- Capstone in Public Health
- Case Studies in Global Health
- Violence as a Public Health Issue
- Global Health Research and Programs