11/16/2020 - 11/17/2020
DiMiMED - International Conference on Disaster and Military Medicine
Welcome to our 9th DiMiMED Conference!
(The new date will be published within the next weeks)
Report of the virtual DiMiMED conference 2020
"Coping with COVID - Combating the Catastrophe and Dealing with the Disruption"
The 8th DiMiMED International Conference took place on Monday and Tuesday, 16th and 17th November 2020. Like the “mother” MEDICA event, the 2020 Conference took place virtually as a result of restrictions arising from COVID-19.
Notwithstanding the technical requirements for hosting such a Conference under current circumstances, the organisers, Messe Dusseldorf and Beta Verlag Publications were “up to the challenge”, and the 2020 DiMiMED International Conference had the highest number of attendees in the eight-year history of the event. In total, there were 250 attendees distributed over 37 countries and 5 continents.
Rob van der Meer, MD
Brigadier General (ret)
Former Surgeon General of the Netherlands Armed Forces
Gerald M. Kerr
Former Surgeon General & Director Medical Corps Irish Defence Forces
Confirmed speakers for the 8th DiMiMED
Brig.Gen. Dr. med. Director (DCOS)
Directorate A Health Care Planning, Control and Management
Bundeswehr Medical Service Headquarters
Brig. Gen. Dr.
Former Surgeon General, Israel Defence Forces
Surgeon General of the Netherlands Armed Forces
Martin CM Bricknell
Lt. Gen. (ret.) Professor CB OStJ PhD DM MBA MA MMedSci
Professor of Conflict, Health and Military Medicine
King’s College London
Maria Del Carmen Aríñez Fernández
Lt. Col. Dr.
Director of the Military Preventive Medicine Institute for the Defence
ESP Surgeon General, Undersecretary of Defense
Senior Policy Analyst for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response within the US Department of Health and Human Services
Brig. Gen., MD
Director general Health & Well-being, Belgian Defense Staff
Col. Dr. (OF-5)
Public health physician
French armed forces surgeon general office
Wolfram N. Diener
Messe Duesseldorf GmbH
Dr. M.D., PhD, Ass. Prof.
Department of Medical Psychology, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy
Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine
Biomedical Engineering and Development Branch Chief
IDF Medical Corps Headquarters, Tel Hashomer Base – Ramat Gan, Israel
Col. Dr. M.Sc.
Military Medical Advisor
Division of Healthcare Management And Occupational Safety and Health/
Office of Support Operations
United Nations / New York
Zenobia S. Homan
Project Coordinator & Research Associate
Centre for Science & Security Studies (CSSS)
Department of War Studies
King’s College London
Canadian Armed Forces, Ottawa, Canada
Prof. Dr., M.D. Ph.D.
Chief of Medical CBRN Department
University of Health Sciences, Ankara (Turkey)
Senior Medical Director for Medical Affairs, Training and Supervision, Maps Public Benefit Corporation North Carolina, USA
Joshua C. Morganstein
Capt., M.D. Associate Professor & Assistant Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Assistant Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, USA
Maj. Ph. Ass. Prof. Dr.
Emergency medicine, Faculty of medicine of Tunis / ED Military Hospital of Tunis
Coordinator of the Tunisian Taskforce against biothreats
Head of the international cooperation bureau at the general directorate of military health
Col. Prof., M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Behavioral Science,
National Defense Medical College Research Institute Tokorozawa, Saitama (Japan)
Prof. Dr. med.
Radiologist, Neuroradiologist, Director Internal Medicine Radiology,
Member Supervisory Board of Charité
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Nathaly Rius Ottenheim
Psychiatrist, Geriatric Psychiatry, neuropsychiatry
Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands
Col. Prof. (OF-5)
Anesthesiologist and intensivist
Percy Military Training Hospital in Clamart, France
Pandemic Advisor - NATO Allied Command Operations (SHAPE)
EMT-P, MD, MPH, PhD
Prague Center for Global Health Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
Lt. Col. (MC) Dr.
Bundeswehr Medical Service Academy, Division F, Head TaskForce Medical CBRN Defense,
Bundeswehr Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Munich (Germany)
Livia A. Veress
Prof. Dr., MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, USA
Col. Prof. Dr.
Head of Research Military Mental Health, Ministry of Defense, The Netherlands
Professor at Leiden University Medical Center
Deputy Psychiatry Consultant for Research and Academia, Office of the Surgeon General for the US Army
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Senior Scientis, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Assistant Chair, Department of Psychiatry
School of Medicine America’s Medical School, USUHS, Bethesda, USA
Brig. Gen. Dr.
Lt. Col., B.Pharm, M.B.A, M.H.A.
Head of Medical Supplies, Pharmacy & Bio-Medical Engeneering Branch.
Surgeon's General Headquarters, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Ramat-Gan, Israel.
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The DiMiMED is a part of the MEDICA!
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