Dr. Suner graduated from Brown Medical School, after completing a Masters degree in Bio-Medical Engineering, also at Brown University. Dr. Suner, who is on the staff at Rhode Island Hospital, was in the first graduating class of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital Residency Program in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Suner is the former team leader for the Rhode Island Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), and he has served during multiple disaster deployments including the World Trade Center attacks and hurricane Katrina. Dr. Suner is the Director for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Medicine at Department of Emergency Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and also serves as Chairman of Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Preparedness Committee. Dr. Suner participates in many committees working on disaster preparedness at the local, state, national and international venues. Dr. Suner is an international expert in emergency preparedness and disaster medicine and has given over 100 lectures related to disaster medicine and emergency preparedness, worldwide. Dr. Suner’s Research Interests: Neural control of movement, disaster and mass gathering medicine, CO toxicity, hyperbaric medicine, translational topics in biomedical engineering and asthma. Dr. Suner also teaches a course in the School of Engineering.