Senior Lecturer in Disaster and Emergency Response at Edith Cowan University

Dr Erin Smith

Dr Erin Smith is Course Coordinator and Senior Lecturer in Disaster and Emergency Response at Edith Cowan University. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine, where she also holds the positions of Convenor of the Psychosocial Special Interest Group and Deputy Chair of the Oceania Chapter. 

Erin is a member of the Research Committee of the Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedicine and the Victoria Chapter of Paramedics Australasia and she sits on the Editorial Boards of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Journal, and the Journal of High Threat and Austere Medicine. 

Erin is an active peer reviewer and is widely published in the literature. Recognised around the world for her research on the long-term impact on the 9/11 first responders, Erin is passionate about exploring the mental health challenges associated with disaster and emergency response.