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Dr. Kristi Koenig

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

AUG
04
CDMS Director Kristi L. Koenig, MD, contributes to Zika virus resources and news release issued by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
JUL
27
CDMS Director Kristi L. Koenig, MD, is invited speaker on disaster global health at the Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health annual meeting near Washington, D.C.
JUN
30
CDMS experts publish article on Mumps 3I Tool for frontline healthcare providers in the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine.
JUN
28
CDMS director of psychological programs is keynote speaker at the state of California's Emergency Preparedness Training Workshop in Sacramento.
JUN
24
Siri Shastry, MD, Kristi L. Koenig, MD, and Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, publish "Zika Virus: Critical Information for Emergency Providers" in the journal Emergency Medicine Clinics.
JUN
20
CDMS director of psychological programs is quoted in USA Today article on painful recovery for survivors of Orlando shooting.
JUN
16
CDMS contributes article to disaster preparedness journal on the use of information networks during evolving public health emergencies such as the Ebola outbreak.
JUN
15
CDMS director delivers invited talk on Global Public Health Preparedness to emergency physicians at University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.
JUN
14
Kristi L. Koenig, MD, is keynote speaker at University of Alberta, Emergency Medicine Annual Research Day.
JUN
13
CDMS Director of Research Dr. Carl Schultz is quoted in Wired Magazine on HIPAA waiver for the Orlando shooting.
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