Johan Von Schreeb MD, PhD Professor Global Disaster Medicine

Johan von Schreeb MD, PhD is a specialist in general surgery and global disaster medicine. He leads the centre for reserach on health care in disasters. The reserach aims at providing scientific evidence to imrprove health assistance to people and populations affected by disasters worldwide. The reserach explores how health needs and risks vary depending on type of disaster and context. The studies also include optimal use of trauma care with limited resources and performance of emergency medical teams. He has since 25 years worked in disasters worldwide for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and WHO.