Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health     Achieving Global Health Security

Our Vision

The SDMPH is dedicated to the promotion and advancement of excellence in disaster medicine and public health across a broad global, multiprofessional membership. The SDMPH will provide members with resources, organizational structure, and the means to sustain interprofessional interaction and discourse related to the discipline of disaster medicine and public health.

Our Mission

The mission of the SDMPH is to advance and promote excellence in education, training and research in disaster medicine and public health for all potential health system responders based on sound educational principles, scientific evidence and best clinical and public health practices.

Featured Paper this week 

Digital Strategies to Improve Food Assistance in Disasters: A Scoping Review

Nina M. Martin, Samantha M. Sundermeir, Daniel J. Barnett, Ellen J. I. van Dongen, Lori Rosman, Andrew J. Rosenblum, Joel Gittelsohn.

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The SDMPH welcomes new members and looks forward to a strong and enduring partnership. Members will participate in the creation of policies and programs that work toward global health security before, during, and after disasters.

A benefit of membership is a free electronic subscription to Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness (DMPHP), the Society’s official peer-reviewed journal advancing the science and practice of disaster medicine and public health. 

The Society held its first Annual Meeting in July 2015, a second Annual Meeting in July 2016 at Rockville, Maryland, its 3rd Annual Meeting in Newport News, Virginia, September 26-29, 2017, its 4th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, on October 21-November 1, 2018, and its 5th Annual Meeting, also in Washington, DC on August 21-23, 2019. No meeting was held in 2020 due to COVID.

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