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The goal of the Center for Disaster Medical Sciences is to save lives and mitigate suffering at home and abroad.

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The mission of the Center for Disaster Medical Sciences (CDMS) at UC Irvine School of Medicine is to advance the art and science of disaster medicine through research, education, training and public policy.

The center is a branch of the University of California, which offers the largest health sciences training program in the nation. UC Irvine School of Medicine is one of the organizing universities of the European Master in Disaster Medicine program, via a formal agreement with the UC Irvine Office of the Dean.

Latest News & Events

NOV
16
Public Health posts video of Van Earthquake seminar with introductions and Q&A session by CDMS Director.
NOV
16
Drs. Kristi L. Koenig and Robert Katzer are honored as Fellows of the Academy of Emergency Medical Services (FAEMS).
NOV
14
CDMS co-hosts international speaker from Istanbul, Kurtulus Aciksari, at Public Health Seminar on management of the 2011 Van Earthquake.
NOV
11
Professor Scott Lillibridge reviews Koenig & Schultz’s Disaster Medicine — Comprehensive Principles and Practices, 2nd edition in the Journal of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine.
NOV
04
Taipei Veterans General Hospital hosts international CDMS speakers Dr. Kristi L. Koenig and MG (ret) Donna Barbisch.
NOV
02
Dr. Kristi L. Koenig and MG (ret) Donna Barbisch are honored international guests delivering lectures on Global Health Preparedness at Tri-Service Military Hospital in Taiwan.
NOV
01
CDMS leaders are invited speakers at International Conference on Medical Response for Emergency Events at National Taiwan University in Taipei.
OCT
21
Drs. Kristi L. Koenig and Michael J. Burns are quoted in Annals of Emergency Medicine perspective on confronting Zika in and beyond the ED.
OCT
18
Drs. Kristi L. Koenig and Carl H. Schultz sign the new edition of their textbook “Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles & Practices” at the national ACEP Meeting in Las Vegas.
OCT
17
CDMS Director of Research Carl Schultz, MD, presents novel work concluding there is no evidence that CT scans cause cancer at the national ACEP Research Forum in Las Vegas.
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