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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

JAN
17
CDMS researchers publish article on use of POC ultrasound in Zika virus detection.
DEC
13
National Pediatric Coalition Executive Committee Member and CDMS Director of Psychological Programs, Merritt Schreiber, PhD, is invited speaker at the National Healthcare Preparedness Coalition Conference in Washington, DC.
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.
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