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Dr. Edbert Brian Hsu, MD, MPH, FACEP

Associate Director, Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

John Hopkins Medicine / Center for Humanitarian Health


Edbert Hsu, M.D., M.P.H., FACEP, joined the department faculty after completing an International EM fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Combining his international health background with a special interest in disaster medicine, he has worked on emergency medicine program development and public health preparedness around the world. 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), led a CDC sponsored project studying public health leadership training for crises and has served on the National Academies of Sciences Committee on Evidence-Based Practices for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response. In recent years, he has been interested in the topic of mass gatherings and crowd disasters. Dr. Hsu serves as an Associate Editor for the journal, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness and American Journal of Disaster Medicine. Dr. Hsu holds an M.D. from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and an M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.