The Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health is committed to examining the details of individual disasters and public health crises. Global experts, responders, and scientific and medical professionals in both the Ebola virus and public health will support and supply content for this special and timely issue.
The DMPHP Special Edition on Ebola has been designed from the outset to be a conduit for operational and policy level information that will improve outcomes and decision making, and to ensure that this information is available to all practitioners. It has no governmental or political bias. As an academic journal DMPHP has responsibility for ensuring accountability, evidence base information, and transparency at the highest level.
As such, published contributions will go online immediately after appropriate review and placed chronologically to ensure a ready historical track for future review and debate The Special Edition will be made available to everyone in the field as well as at the policy level decision makers worldwide.
Frederick M. Burkle, Jr, MD, MPH, DTM, FAAP, FACEP
Charles L. Beadling, MD, FAAFP, IDHA, DMCC
Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP, FIFEM
Trueman W. Sharp, MD, MPH