Edbert Hsu, M.D, MPH

Current Positions

Associate Professor

Department/Institute Affiliation(s)

Emergency Medicine

Edbert Hsu, M.D., M.P.H., FACEP, is a board certified emergency physician who has combined his background in international health with a special interest in disaster medicine in working on program development, disaster preparedness and training around the world. In recent years, he has been interested in the topic of mass gatherings and crowd disasters. Currently, he serves on the leadership group of the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR). He has been a co-investigator with the DHS Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response (PACER) at Johns Hopkins and co-principal investigator on a CDC sponsored project related to recognizing best practices in public health emergency response leadership training. Dr. Hsu has completed military training in the management of chemical and biological casualties and has extensive experience in the evaluation of disaster drills. Dr. Hsu serves as a member of the Committee on Evidence-Based Practices for Public Health Preparedness and Response with the National Academy of Sciences and as an Associate Editor for the peer-reviewed journal, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.


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