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The goal of the Center for Disaster Medical Sciences is saving lives and mitigating 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

DEC
11
CDMS Director publishes editorial on Quarantine for Healthcare Workers treating Ebola patients.
DEC
11
Dr. Merritt Schreiber is an invited speaker on responder resilience at the National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference in Denver.
DEC
09
Dr. Kristi L. Koenig delivers invited lectures and moderates at the Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine Scientific Conference 2014 in Dubai.
DEC
03
CDMS Director of Operational Medicine, Dr. Ken Miller, is awarded the State of California EMS Medical Director of the Year in San Francisco.
NOV
20
Merritt Schreiber, PhD, and UC Irvine medical student Jessa Baker test PsySTART disaster mental health triage system during 2014 statewide disaster exercise.
NOV
19
Dr. Faisal Almazroua, CDMS International EMS & Disaster Medical Sciences Fellow, delivers a talk on radiation emergencies at EM Grand Rounds.
NOV
17
Merritt Schreiber, PhD, publishes article on systems integration of the National Children's Disaster Mental Health Concept of Operations in Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
NOV
13
The Center for Disaster Medical Services contributes to American College of Emergency Physicians' ebola panel's consensus statement on healthcare worker quarantines.
NOV
12
Dr. Kristi L. Koenig is grand rounds speaker on “Adventures in Global Public Health: More than Ebola” at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.
NOV
07
New England Journal of Medicine publishes "Ten Key 'Facts' About Ebola: True or False?" by Dr. Kristi L. Koenig.
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