Jeannette David

Health Policy & Management, Institute for Disaster Management
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Health Policy & Management, Institute for Disaster Management

Jeannette David is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia’s Institute for Disaster Management.

Ms. David has worked in the field of disaster management since 1993, beginning with the American Red Cross followed by 17 years managing Georgia’s disaster mental health program. At IDM she teaches Disaster Mental Health Overview and is responsible for managing the resilience-building program of the Georgia CNC career Pathway Initiative.

She is the founder of the Georgia Crisis Consortium and co-founder and past chairman of the Georgia Emergency Preparedness Coalition for Individuals with Disabilities and Older Adults. She is a certified trainer in Psychological First Aid and a master trainer for the FEMA Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program. Ms. David is also a Cadre Consultant with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, where she provides training and consultation in disaster mental health throughout the United States. She serves on the board of Directors of the Georgia Gerontology Society and is a member of the Coastal Alliance of Centers for Independent Living Active in Disasters.

Ms. David is an avid baseball fan, practices yoga and enjoys traveling to visit life-long friends and her two grandsons.