Center for Global Health

James Ebert, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., F.A.A.P., Oscar Boonshoft Chair and Director

Christopher EddyChristopher Eddy, M.P.H., REHS, RS

Department of Community Health

Center for Global Health
3123 Research Blvd., #200
Kettering, OH 45420

Christopher.Eddy@wright.edu


Education

M.P.H., Wright State University, 2008
B.S., Biology, Ball State University, 1986

Courses

Introduction to Public Health
Food Safety Consultant, National Center for Medical Readiness

Research Interests

Workforce Development
Public Health Infrastructure  
Emergency Preparedness: All-Hazards/CBRNE/Pandemic Preparedness
Local Public Health Accreditation
Environmental Health Science and Practice
Built Environment
Health Care Management
Health Communications

Active Projects

  1. Protection of functional needs populations during emergency: South West Ohio Region
  2. Public health workforce development: local public health accreditation; future public health planning; public health infrastructure sustainability
  3. All-hazards emergency response and disaster preparedness: pandemic preparedness; zoonotic disease reporting; response from human agency; emerging and re-emerging infectious disease
  4. Bed bugs: social justice and response from human agency; future public health implications
  5. Evolving role of environmental health in chronic disease prevention

Affiliations

American Public Health Association
Ohio Public Health Association
Ohio Environmental Health Association
National Environmental Health Association
Association of Ohio Health Commissioners
National Association of Local Boards of Health
International Association of Food Protection

Publications

Eddy, C., Jones, SC. Bed Bugs, Public Health, and Justice, Journal of Environmental Health, Part 1: a call to action, 2011 Jul-Aug; 73(8): 8-14.

Eddy, C., Jones, SC. Bed Bugs, Public Health, and Justice, Journal of Environmental Health, Part 2: an opinion survey, 2011 Jul-Aug; 73(8): 15-17.

Eddy, C. Cincinnati Magazine, February 2011 issue; interviewed extensively for input to the article, “Sleep Tight.”

Eddy, C., Sase, E., Schuster, R. Pandemic Influenza A 2009 and Public Health Policies. Georgetown Public Policy Review. 2010; 15:1.

Eddy, C. The Environmental Health Renaissance (letter to the editor). Ohio Journal of Environmental Health. 2010; 60:1.

Eddy, C., Ingram, T., Leever, J. The Norwalk Virus: A Guidance Template for Local Environmental Health Professionals. Journal Of Environmental Health. 2000; 63:8-11. Article reprinted in The National Environmental Health Association's Best of Food, a compilation of articles from the Journal of Environmental Health, 2001.

Eddy, C. An Outbreak of Viral Gastroenteritis Associated With Consumption of Sandwiches: Implications For the Control of Transmission by Food Handlers. Epidemiology Infection. 1998; 121, 615-621.

Presentations

2012 Presentations (Requested)

Ohio Combined Annual Public Health Education Conference. Accreditation Around the Nation. May 2012.

17th Annual Environmental Health Symposium: Eastern Kentucky University.  Bed Bugs, Public Health, and Social Justice.  March 2012.

2012 Presentations (Other)

National Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference: San Diego, California.  All-hazards Disaster Preparedness and One Health: A Military/ Civilian Collaboration. June 2012.

2011 Presentations (Requested)

Iowa Environmental Health Association Annual Environmental Health Conference. Bed Bugs, Public Health, and Social Justice. March 2011.

Kentucky Association of Milk, Food, and Environmental Sanitarians Annual Education Conference. Bed Bugs, Public Health, and Social Justice. February 2011.

National Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference. Columbus, Ohio. Cincinnati: Bed bug Capital of the Nation? June 2011.

Ohio Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference. Columbus, Ohio. The Essential Public health Services in an Age of Diminishing Resources. September 2011.

Keynote Address: Ohio Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference. Essential Public Health Services in the Age of Diminishing Resources. Athens, Ohio. September 2011.

2011 Presentations (Other)

National Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference. Columbus, Ohio. Eclipsing Influenza: we are not prepared for all-hazards. June 2011.

2010 Presentations

National Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference.

Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bed Bugs and Social Justice. June 2010.

Southwest Ohio Council on Aging Annual Meeting. BedBugs, Public Health, and Social Justice. March 2010.

Ohio Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference. Dayton, Ohio. Bed bugs and Social Justice. October 2010.

Ohio Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference. Dayton, Ohio. Ohio Bed bug Task Force. October 2010.

2009 Presentation

Ohio Environmental Health Association, Spring Conference. Bedbugs. Dublin, Ohio

National Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference. Zoonosis and All-hazards Preparedness. Atlanta, Georgia

Public Health Combined Conference. Zoonosis and All-hazards Preparation. Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio Representative Dale Mallory’s Bedbug Town Meeting. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mid-Ohio BedBug Summit. The Global Bedbug Crisis. Columbus, Ohio.

2008 Presentations

Midwest Workshop, Ohio Department of Health. Paperless Inspections, Columbus, Ohio.

Public Health Combined Conference. Zoonoses and Environmental Health; Animal-borne Diseases, Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio Environmental Health Association, Spring Conference. Environmental Health and Technology, Columbus, Ohio.

Hamilton County Council on Aging, Annual Conference. Bedbugs and the Social Worker, Sharonville, Ohio.

Brown Mackie College (with Representative Dale Mallory). Bedbugs and the Community, Cincinnati, Ohio.