George Loo, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

SUNY Assistant Professor

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics


NY State Department of Health

Project Manager

Office of Health Emergency Preparedness

New York State Department of Health



Riverview Center

150 Broadway, Suite 355 West

Menands, New York 12204


Phone: 518-408-5163

Fax:  518-402-8659




BA, Stony Brook University, SUNY, 1988

MPA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, 1995

MPH (in General Public Health), Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 1999

DrPH (in Epidemiology), Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 2011


Research Interests:

Disaster Epidemiology, Disaster Mental Health, Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Injury Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Bio-terrorism  





Selected Publications and Presentations:

 Loo GT, Siegel JH, Dischinger PC, Rixen D, O'Quinn T, McCammon L, Burgess AR, Bents FD.  Airbag Protection Versus Compartment Intrusion Effect Determines the Pattern of Injuries in Multiple Trauma Motor Vehicle Crashes.  Journal of Trauma. 1996; 41:935-951


Siegel JH, Loo GT, Dischinger PC, Burgess AR, Wang SC, Schneider LW, Grossman D, Rivara F, Mock C, Natarajan GA, Hutchins KD, Bents FD, McCammon L, Leibovich E, Tenenbaum N.  Factors Influencing the Patterns of Injuries and Outcomes in Car vs. Car Crashes Compared to Sport Utility, Van, or Pick-up Truck vs. Car Crashes: Crash Injury Research Engineering Network Study.  Journal of Trauma. 2001; 51:975-990


DiMaggio C, Markenson D, Loo GT, Redlener I.  The Willingness of US Emergency Medical Technicians to Respond to Terrorist Events.  BiosecBioterror. 2005; 3(4):  331-337


DiMaggio C, Madrid P, Galea S, Loo GT.  The Mental Health Consequences of Terrorism: Implications for Emergency Medicine Practitioners.  J Emerg Med. 2008 Aug; 35(2):139-47.