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Dissertation Defense Announcement
To:  The George Mason University Community

Candidate: Judith B. Nicogossian Baltas
Program:    PhD Biodefense*
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Date:   Tuesday April 24, 2012
Time:   2:00 p.m. 
Place:  George Mason University
 	   Research Hall Room 162
	   Fairfax campus <http://www.gmu.edu/resources/visitors/findex.html>*
  
*Dissertation Chair: Dr. P. J. Maddox
Committee members: Dr. Frances Harbour,* *Dr. Janusz Wojtusiak*
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Title: "Predicting Volunteer Blood Donor Behavior During a Pandemic Influenza Outbreak"

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*The dissertation is on reserve in the Johnson Center Library, Fairfax campus.
The doctoral project will not be read at the meeting, but should be read in advance. 
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All members of the George Mason University community are invited to attend.


ABSTRACT:*
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 This dissertation describes the exploratory research to determine 
 factors influencing donor intention to return during pandemic 
 influenza.  In the process of researching and writing this 
 dissertation, the author conducted a literature search and analysis of 
 extant data from the American Red Cross, including survey results and 
 historical donations, and the CDC.  This dissertation is slated to be 
 a planning resource and reference for blood donations during pandemic 
 influenza.

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