The Disaster Research Lab at D'Youville focuses on the public health impacts of disasters and public health emergencies.
The Disaster Research Lab (DRL) is located in the Health Administration and Public Health Department in the School of Health Professions at D’Youville College. Dr. Clay is the Principal Investigator for the Disaster Research Lab. Dr. Clay and her research assistants focus on public health impacts of disasters and public health emergencies.
Recent work has focused on disaster impacts on food insecurity, mental health and stress, community adaptation to climate change, and community recovery from hurricanes, tornadoes, petrochemical spills, and other natural hazards and the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you're interested in working with us, looking for more information, or searching for an expert, we're here to help.