Our Vision

The Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) serves as the center for Emory enterprise-wide planning for and coordinated response to catastrophic events affecting Emory and the broader community.  Emory CEPAR will be recognized locally, nationally and globally as a leader in sustainable community disaster resilience.

Upcoming Events & News

CEPAR conducts joint Crisis Exercise between Emory University, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and the Atlanta Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), VIDEOPHOTOS / March 14, 2018

Developing a Mass Casualty Surge Capacity Protocol for EMS to use for Patient Distribution, Southern Medical Journal / December 12, 2017

Isakov recognized for Providing Worker Training to Improve Our Nation's Infectious Disease PreparednessNIEHS / October 2017

Is Our Research at Risk? Helping academic research institutions prepare for disastersEmory Magazine / Fall 2017

Emergency preparations help Emory weather tropical storm, Emory News Center / September 13, 2017

NASEMAcademic research community should build resilience to disasters,  Emory News Center / August 19, 2017

Paper Published: Opportunity for Collaboration Between Radiation Injury Treatment Network centers and Medical Toxicology Specialists, Southern Medical Journal / August 2017

2016 radiation drill mentioned in World Health Organization REMPAN newsletter / July 2017 (local copy)

CEPAR/PDM contribute to the EMS Infections Disease Playbook from ASPR-TRACIE / June 22, 2017

Get prepared during Severe Weather Awareness Week / February 2, 2017


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