About DEEP Center

The Center for Disaster & Extreme Event Preparedness (DEEP Center) conducts train­ing, research, and service in the areas of disaster behavioral health, special populations preparedness, and disaster epidemiology.

DEEP Center is a leading provider of disaster behavioral health training worldwide.  Since 2003, DEEP Center has conducted more than 500 full-day, live lecture training programs to a cumulative audience of more than 20,000 participants across the United States, Canada and Latin America.

DEEP Center Mission
Applying disaster science and training to maximize well-being and resilience for disaster responders and survivors.

DEEP Center is home to the Miami Center for Public Health Preparedness (Miami CPHP) which focuses on special populations in disasters, with specific emphasis on disaster training for Hispanic populations.

  • Miami CPHP Mission
    Disaster preparedness for all cultures. Cultural competence for all responders.