Mark Keim, M.D. is the Senior Science Advisor for the Office of the Director in the National Center for Environmental Health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He also serves as a guest faculty at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Keim earned his Bachelor’s degree in physiology at Southern Illinois University and his Medical degree at Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine. He is a residency-trained emergency medicine specialist and a fellowship-trained disaster medicine sub-specialist.
Dr. Keim has provided consultation for the management of dozens of disasters, involving the health of literally millions of people throughout the world. Dr Keim is the author of numerous scientific presentations and publications involving terrorism, environmental health, emergency medicine, toxicology, global health and disaster management.
He serves as co-editor of the Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency Planning and as a section editor for the Hawaii Journal of Public Health and is a peer review consultant for six major scientific journals. His press interviews have appeared on CNN and in numerous national and international network television programs and newspapers including US Today, the Chicago tribune, the LA Times and the Washington Post.