Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Disaster and Emergency Management Program 2019–2020 215 Disaster and Emergency Management Program Administration Elaine Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., M.S. Dean Room 1407/Ext. 21449 The dean is the chief academic officer of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine (KPCOM). Phyllis Filker, D.M.D., M.P.H. Associate Dean of Undergraduate, Graduate, and Community Education Room 1449/Ext. 21100 The associate dean of Undergraduate, Graduate, and Community Education provides oversight and promotes the development of the undergraduate, graduate, and community programs for the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. Kelley Davis, Ph.D. Director, Disaster and Emergency Management Program Room 1333/Ext. 24319 The director oversees program planning and development, directs the implementation of program policies and procedures, assures the implementation of the program, and coordinates the tracking and advising of students enrolled in courses offered in the college. Mission Statement The mission of the Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Disaster and Emergency Management program is to meet the need for professionals who are trained leaders in emergency preparedness at local, state, national, and international levels by providing specialized training in emergency preparedness and disaster response related to all-hazards preparedness, maritime safety and security, criminal justice, public health, and fire administration.