The Dental Emergency Medicine Responder Team (DEMRT) Office is a unique resource in Illinois, one which is supported by the Illinois Department Of Public Health(IDPH) and the UIC College of Dentistry is pleased to house and sponsor. Oral Health Care professionals play a critical role in meeting federal and state disaster response frameworks, improving the nation's first-response infrastructure by deploying dentists, hygenist, and support personnel during a natural or man-made disaster. The Oral Health Care community assists the state of Illinois providing dental personnel for disaster, pandemic, biometric, forensic and other response needs as determined by appropriate authorities. The IDPH-UIC DEMRT Office assists various state of Illinois Agencies by developing policy and administrating, managing and providing deployment assistance to the state when needed to support pandemic, forensic and other response needs.
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