Dr Erin Smith has extensive experience teaching and researching within the multidisciplinary fields of prehospital and disaster response. She has recently commenced as the CEO at DART Centre Asia Pacific Monash University. The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is a resource center and global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict and tragedy. It is a project of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City, with international satellite offices in London and Melbourne.
Dr Smith is also a volunteer emergency first responder and brings her insight, knowledge and experiences to this informative interview by Marie McLeod (Positive Psychology practitioner and coach).