Rita Burke, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences
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.
A qualitative analysis of public health officials' experience in California during COVID-19: priorities and recommendations.
Front Public Health. 2023;11:1175661. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1175661. Epub 2023 Sep 13. PubMed PMID: 37771831; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10525347.
The Challenge of Mass Casualty Incident Response Simulation Exercise Design and Creation: A Modified Delphi Study.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2023 May 23;17:e396. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2023.71. Epub 2023 May 23. PubMed PMID: 37218548;
Assessing Trust in Physician and Vaccine Hesitancy Among Hispanic/Latinx Parents.
Hisp Health Care Int. 2023 Jul 12;:15404153231187379. doi: 10.1177/15404153231187379. Epub 2023 Jul 12. PubMed PMID: 37438967;
Public safety messaging during super bowl LVI: A pilot study and modified framework.
PLoS One. 2023;18(4):e0284921. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0284921. Epub 2023 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 37098093; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10128951.
Addressing Health Care Disparities in Pediatric Disaster Planning: A Qualitative Study.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2023 Feb 20;:1-17. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2023.30. Epub 2023 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 36803593;
- 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