Ivor van Heerden

Center for the Study of Public Health Impact of Hurricanes

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Co-founder and former director of the Hurricane Center and of the Center for the Study of Public Health Impact of Hurricanes, both at Louisiana State University; author of The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina

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