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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

MAR
07
CDMS experts Drs. Katzer, McCoy and Al-Awadhi deliver wilderness medicine workshop training in collaboration with the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization, EMS Department and other experienced local, regional and international organizations.
FEB
25
CDMS Director of Research, Dr. Carl Schultz, is an invited speaker on infectious agents as weapons at the Paramedic No Fear Conference.
FEB
24
DMIG hosts a live webinar on the Ebola Liberia hotzone featuring Dr. Gonzales, CDR Burt, and CAPT Formanski at the UC Irvine SOM Telemedicine Center.
FEB
20
CDMS Director of Psychological Programs Merritt Schreiber, PhD, speaks at the 2015 Timely Topics in Pediatric Trauma Care Conference at UC Irvine Medical Center.
FEB
12
ACEP Now discusses Dr. Koenig’s “Vital Sign Zero” concept as it relates to the current measles outbreak.
JAN
29
CDMS Director of Psychological Programs Merritt Schreiber, PhD, trains Disneyland emergency staff in Psychological First Aid.
JAN
28
Dr. Carl Schultz shares his expertise on U.S. preparedness for an outbreak or biological attack with BioPrepWatch.
JAN
21
Office of the Surgeon General activates Merritt Schreiber, PhD, to train the US Ebola treatment team deploying to Liberia in PsyStart and APD Responder Resilience.
JAN
16
Dr. Kristi L. Koenig authors article on “Quarantine for Health Care Workers after Treating Ebola Patients: Does it make sense?” for the GHREAT Newsletter.
JAN
16
CDMS Director of Research, Dr. Carl Schultz, is featured faculty in the UCI GHREAT Winter 2015 Newsletter.
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