Who is DisasterDoc?
Dr. Mark Keim helps experts and everyday people to better understand disasters so that they can protect themselves, their families and their communities.
Disaster Medical Expert
A prolific author, speaker, consultant and the founder of DisasterDoc™, Mark is “one of the most widely recognized disaster medical experts in the world”.
Health Emergency Manager
His passion for managing health emergencies developed after he survived a tornado that destroyed his home and claimed the lives of 13 people.
Award-Winning Career at CDC
Mark’s near-death experience and an award-winning career at CDC shaped his life and inspired his message to the world – empowerment through prevention.
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Read what clients have to say about DisasterDoc - Mark Keim, MD
“Mark has a keen perspective not only in the medical realm but also in the wider context of how health issues can impact wider society including both public and private organizations. He is an extremely effective communicator and we have had the good fortune of having him present at recent global forums in Singapore and New York.”Bill RaischExecutive Director, Global Resilience Network
“To this day, I remember several of his stories, including how he took lessons as a kid from his weekly reader and then applied them in life and death situations in his adult life. That’s powerful stuff!”Nelson FabianExecutive Director and CEO of the National Environmental Health Association
“Mark’s passion and commitment to educating the public on the importance of disaster preparedness, response and what the collective “WE” must do is evident when he speaks. Our attendees raved about his honest and frank presentation.”Dania RodriguezExecutive Director, Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials
“I selected Dr. Keim to serve as the night shift director of the CDC Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during the (2001) anthrax outbreak. The EOC coordinated the CDC resources involved in the response. Of the many candidates, I selected Dr. Keim because of his superior understanding of bioterrorism; his unquestionable integrity; his mature judgment; and his ability to supervise and manage other professionals in a complex and stressful environment.”Kevin Yeskey, M.D., FACEPFormer Director, Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
“I worked with Dr. Mark Keim in planning the Governor’s Conference on Extreme Weather Events and Climate Change in California. Dr. Keim provided unusually helpful and insightful input and expertise during the planning process, and then gave an excellent presentation that was entertaining,extremely informative, and very well-suited for the audience. I would be happy to have further opportunities to work with Dr. Keim.”Linda RudolphCenter for Climate Change and Health