Areas of Expertise:
disaster response | disaster preparedness | bioterrorism | climate change | human rights abuse
Dr. David Eisenman is an associate professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and also a professor of public health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Eisnenman is an expert in healthcare and community preparedness and the response to disasters, including natural disasters and bioterrorism. He is also the director of the UCLA Center for Public Health and Disasters at the Fielding School of Public Health, is currently researching increasing community resilience to disasters, improving risk communication messaging and vulnerable populations in disasters.
Eisenman is also an associate natural scientist at RAND and he has served as an expert consultant for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, for whom he created the training program on health consequences of traumatic human rights abuses.