disaster medical assistance team


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disaster medical assistance team

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DMAT

A group of specially trained and readily mobilized medical and rescue workers available to respond to a mass casualty incident on short notice. Team members include physicians, nurses, paramedics, firefighters, and other support personnel.
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The terrorist attacks also marked the first nationwide deployment of the National Disaster Medical System's 80 Disaster Medical Assistance Teams of more than 7,000 private-sector medical and support personnel.
She is now emergency preparedness coordinator for the UMass Memorial Medical Center and commander of the Massachusetts-2 Disaster Medical Assistance Team.
Even before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) put Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMATs) from all over the United States on alert.
CHART) Worcester-based National Disaster Medical Assistance Team
PAUL REGA, a board-certified emergency physician at Toledo (Ohio) Hospital, founded the Toledo Area Disaster Medical Assistance Team in 1985.
the state's disaster medical assistance team and hospital staff set up a mobile medical unit at the hospital site.
Mastrodomenico is the pharmacist for the Massachusetts-2 Disaster Medical Assistance Team based in Worcester.
Serving in the Disaster Medical Assistance Team under the auspices of the U.
Today, members of HHS's Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) and its International Medical Surgical Response Team will see patients at a few locations, including the GHESKIO clinic in Port-au-Prince and the Haitian Coast Guard base in Killick, Haiti.
RUTLAND - Rutland paramedic Douglas Sherman is back home after a 12-day medical relief trip to Haiti as part of the Massachusetts-2 Disaster Medical Assistance Team.
Smith, commander of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team based at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester.
A second team including UMass Memorial doctors and nurses, members of the Disaster Medical Assistance Team, is now in Port-au-Prince.

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