Pharmaceutical Response Strike Team

MRC Pharmaceutical response strike teamThis team is designed to respond to local and national public health emergencies that have a pharmaceutical response component.

Team Leads:
Chrystian Pereira, Jennifer Chen, and Elizabeth Ambrose

U of MN MRC Pharmaceutical Response Strike Team

Team Member Roles and Responsibilities

Team Member Roles
1. Screeners, Dispensers, or forms reviewers at:
- Point of Dispensing/Mass Dispensing Site
- Alternate Care Sites
- Campus/Family Assistance Centers
- Off campus deployment sites
- Other

Team Member Responsibilities
1. Training
Orientation to the U of M Medical Reserve Corps Program
Personal & Family Preparedness
PODs (Points of Dispensing): Public Health Training for Staff and Volunteers
The National Incident Management System (NIMS) & the Incident Command System (ICS): A Primer for Volunteers

2. Stay Current on MRC Activities by reading MRC monthly newsletters

3. Attend 1-2 team meetings a year

Team Member Time Commitment:

  • Attend a minimum of 1 team meeting per year (1 hour in length) 
  • Time commitment during actual responses/deployments will vary
  • Participate in drills and exercises when available
  • Participate in MRC deployments when available
  • Assist with set up of training events when available
  • View on-line training modules listed above (1 hour for each module)