Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Michigan

Dr. Bell’s research focuses broadly on the health effects of disasters and the impact of climate change on human health within a health equity framework. She is particularly interested in the long-term impact of disasters on human health, in developing policy that protects and promotes health throughout the disaster management cycle, and in the relationship between community resilience, health disparities and disasters. She has been active in emergency preparedness and response activities through the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System, and the Emergency Nurses Association, and is a Certified National Disaster Healthcare Professional. Dr. Bell has practiced nursing and conducted research in multiple global settings including Ghana, Ethiopia, India, Cambodia and the Caribbean.

Experience

  • –present
    Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Michigan