Dr. Hsu joined the department faculty after completing an International EM fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Combining his international health background with a special interest in disaster medicine, he has worked on emergency medicine program development and disaster preparedness around the world.
Currently, he serves on the leadership group of the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) and is a co-investigator with the DHS Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response (PACER) at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Hsu has completed military training in the management of chemical and biological casualties and has extensive experience in the planning and evaluation of disaster drills. In recent years, he has been interested in the topic of mass gatherings and crowd disasters.
As a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP) and principle investigator on several federally funded projects, he has lectured widely on various emergency and disaster related topics. Dr. Hsu has served as an Associate Editor for the AMA Journal, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.