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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

MAY
13
CDMS senior leaders present "Emerging Infectious Diseases: Translating Knowledge into Action" at the national Society for Academic Emergency Medicine meeting in New Orleans.
APR
26
Dr. Kristi L. Koenig and Dónal O'Mathúna deliver an international webinar on Disaster Ethics for the European Master in Disaster Medicine.
APR
19
Drs. Kristi L. Koenig and Carl H. Schultz publish the second edition of Koenig and Schultz's Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles & Practices.
APR
18
CDMS Director of Research, Dr. Carl Schultz, trains disaster medical sciences fellows to perform amputations and fasciotomies in earthquake casualties at UCI main campus anatomy lab.
APR
11
Donna Barbisch, Major General, U.S. Army Retired, is guest speaker on Improving Executive Decision-Making Through Research Based Science and Simulation.
APR
4
CDMS researchers publish article on the novel Zika 3I tool.
APR
01
CDMS Director, Kristi L. Koenig, MD, publishes health policy paper on quarantine for Zika virus.
MAR
30
CDMS researcher, Merritt Schreiber, PhD, provides psychological support to persons affected by the Flint, Michigan water crisis using his novel Listen, Protect, Connect program.
MAR
22
UC Irvine's Center for Disaster Medical Sciences creates novel tool for management of Zika virus.
MAR
09
CDMS Director Kristi L. Koenig, MD, publishes invited article, "Disaster Resilience: Addressing Gender Disparities in World Medical and Health Policy."
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