The Center for Infectious Diseases & Emergency Readiness (CIDER) is a CDC Center for Public Health Preparedness based at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. We are part of a national network of public health preparedness training centers. Our mission is to educate and train frontline public health staff to improve their ability to detect, investigate, and respond to microbial threats through education, training, evaluation, and research.
Our vision is to have a fully staffed, equipped and trained public health workforce that effectively and efficiently prevents, detects, investigates, and responds to microbial threats and other public health emergencies.
Our mission is to improve the ability of frontline public health professionals to prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to microbial threats and other public health emergencies through readiness education and training, and research.
Our guiding principles express our values and guide our decisions:
- Promote collaborative learning;
- Provide accessible and affordable trainings;
- Assess, promote, and use evidence-based practices;
- Prioritize work based on explicit public health criteria;
- Promote and implement innovative, state-of-the-art methods and approaches;
- Collaborate with stakeholders, partners, and other agencies; and
- Act as a community resource by having open communication of methods, processes, and results.
Center for Infectious Diseases & Emergency Readiness
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