The Center for Emergency Education and Disaster Research (CEEDR) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.


The Center for Emergency Education and Disaster Research provides consulting, training, assessment, and planning services for public safety, public health and emergency management agencies, and for private sector organizations. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, CEEDR integrates both theory and real-world experience into the design and implementation of research and training projects specific to emergency preparedness and response. In projects ranging from emergency decision-making to hospital incident command and WMD response, CEEDR is fully equipped to respond to the training, planning, and research needs of the disaster management community. As a center of specialized excellence, CEEDR employs a staff of world-renowned experts in emergency preparedness, emergency public health, disaster management, Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), EMS, and the evolving discipline of emergency response to terrorism.

Pictured above from left to right: Dr. Brian Maguire, Dr. Bruce Walz, Katrina Hein, Dr. Rick Bissell, Christopher Lee, Kurt Krumperman and Alon Manela. Photo by Barbara J. O'Neill.


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