Richard Gist, Ph.D., is principal assistant to the director of the Kansas City (Mo.) Fire Department and a faculty member of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He holds an international reputation in both the emergency response and research communities as an author, researcher, lecturer, consultant and commentator on psychosocial impacts of disaster and community response to catastrophe.
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