CDMS banner Click here for the CDMS Home Page Click here for the UC Irvine Home Page Click here for the School of Medicine Home Page
 
 
 
 
Dr. Kristi Koenig

The goal of the Center for Disaster Medical Sciences is saving lives and mitigating suffering at home and abroad. 

Read More »

CDMS Youtube Channel

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

OCT
11
Dr. Robert Katzer leads the annual UC Irvine Wilderness Medicine Interest Group (WMIG) camping trip and training at Casper’s Wilderness Park, San Juan Capistrano.
SEPT
26
Merrit Schreiber, PhD, delivers training on the American Red Cross Psychological First Aid Course to Disneyland Emergency Response staff.
SEPT
23
Merritt Schreiber, PhD, and UC Irvine medical students Jess Baker and Roshan Burns deliver session on meeting psychological needs of children in disasters at the annual CHA meeting in Sacramento.
SEP
10
PsySTART for EMS Responder Self-Triage in Urban Shield 2013 Study wins award at the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health Conference in Washington, DC.
AUG
29
National ACEP International Section Newsletter features article on Public Health Consultation to Taiwan CDC.
AUG
26
Merritt Schreiber, PhD, delivers a “train-the-trainer” session on PsySTART at the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center.
AUG
24
Dr. Robert Katzer is featured on The Weather Channel as an expert on environmental emergencies.
JULY
30
CDMS Director Dr. Kristi L. Koenig delivers keynote speech on Bioterrorism and Pandemic Surge Capacity for Taiwan CDC.
JULY
29
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Donna F. Barbisch and Dr. Kristi L. Koenig consult with senior leaders on civil-military disaster management and are invited speakers at the Tri-Service General Military Hospital in Taiwan.
JULY
22
CDMS Senior Policy Advisor Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Donna F. Barbisch delivers a talk on Serious Gaming and the Military in Los Angeles.
See All News and Events Items »