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COL David Benedek, M.D. speaking at CLDS 2017

COL David Benedek, M.D. speaking at CLDS 2017

Crisis Leadership Symposium Graffiti Post

Crisis Leadership Symposium Graffiti Post

Dr. Goolsby discussing Stop the Bleed  Military to Civilain Transfer of Knowledge in Disaster Medicine

Dr. Goolsby discussing Stop the Bleed Military to Civilain Transfer of Knowledge in Disaster Medicine

Dr. Kirsch introducing  DHES 2017 Keynote Dr. Lynn Goldman

Dr. Kirsch introducing DHES 2017 Keynote Dr. Lynn Goldman

Harvey Resident Rescue

Harvey Resident Rescue

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma

Ken Keen and Dr. Thomas at NCDMPH CLDS

Ken Keen and Dr. Thomas at NCDMPH CLDS

NCDMPH Stop the Bleed

NCDMPH Stop the Bleed

CLDS speakers

CLDS speakers

CPT Perry Wiseman Oral Abstract Presentation- Oubreak Response Course, 21st Century Biocontainment Care

CPT Perry Wiseman Oral Abstract Presentation- Oubreak Response Course, 21st Century Biocontainment Care

DHES Panel disscussion on Disaster Health Training Needs Across the Spectrum_ State, Local, and Tribal

CPT Perry Wiseman Oral Abstract Presentation- Oubreak Response Course, 21st Century Biocontainment Care

Dr. Eric Goralnick speaking Military to Civilian Transfer of Knowledge and its impact on Disaster Medicine

Dr. Eric Goralnick speaking Military to Civilian Transfer of Knowledge and its impact on Disaster Medicine

Dr. Leonard Marcus Speaking at CLDS 2017

Dr. Leonard Marcus Speaking at CLDS 2017

Dr. Rodney Omron leading discussion on Simulation Use and impact in Disaster Medicine

Dr. Rodney Omron leading discussion on Simulation Use and impact in Disaster Medicine

LTG (ret) Eric Schoomaker leading panel discussion- Crisis Leadership in Practice

LTG (ret) Eric Schoomaker leading panel discussion- Crisis Leadership in Practice

LTG (ret) Ken Keen

LTG (ret) Ken Keen

Round table session with LCDR Katie Haeger from MRC  leading a group disscussion

Round table session with LCDR Katie Haeger from MRC leading a group discussion

Mission & Vision

NCDMPH Vision

The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health will be the Nation’s academic center of excellence leading domestic and international disaster health education and research efforts. In collaboration with partners, we create and translate science and education to improve readiness.

NCDMPH Mission

The Mission of the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health is to improve our Nation’s disaster health readiness through education and science.

 

The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH or “National Center”) was established under the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 21 (HSPD 21) to be “…an academic center of excellence in disaster medicine and public health….” The National Center is a unique organization in two important ways- It was founded as a collaboration by five Federal agencies: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Transportation (DOT), and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). It is also a unique entity that is both a Federal organization and an academic center, located within the Uniformed Services University (USU).  This positions the National Center to act as a bridge between agencies and the academic and government spheres. The unique structure and position makes NCDMPH especially suited to meet our Nation’s critical disaster preparedness mission.

In keeping with NCDMPH’s stated mission in HSPD 21, the 2017-18 strategic plan focuses on four key strategic themes:

  • Readiness,
  • Education,
  • Research,
  • Collaboration and Leadership.

The overarching strategic theme of NCDMPH is medical and public health READINESS—preparing the Nation from disasters and catastrophic events. Leveraging scholarship to advance the education and research agenda for disaster readiness in the United States are the missions; collaboration and leadership are the tools to achieve the preparedness mission.

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