Our Profile
Based in Ft. Worth, TX Congressional District 12, Consultants in Disease and Injury Control, Inc. (CDIC) is a private, service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) incorporated in 1996 doing $1.5 million in annual sales to the US government. Our clients trust us to deliver technical and programmatic solutions for their public health, biosafety, biosecurity, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, infection control, workplace safety, and public health challenges.

Our Mission
To help scientists, public health officials, and medical professionals control infectious diseases worldwide through innovative training, research, and biosafety & biosecurity risk assessments.

Our Experts
Throughout their careers, CDIC principals and associated subject matter experts have delivered successful public health projects, biosafety training, and scientific programs on six continents and in every U.S. state.

Our clients have direct access to program managers, principal investigators, and key staff who are empowered to resolve issues immediately and make decisions without engaging in a cumbersome chain of command. We respond efficiently and quickly to client requests without the delays typically associated with giant organizations and/or layers of corporate bureaucracy.

Our Founder
Murray L. Cohen, PhD, MPH, CIH is an internationally recognized expert in the interconnected fields of laboratory safety, emerging pathogens, biosafety, biosecurity, risk assessment, epidemiology, and occupationally transmitted infectious diseases. He was a charter Voting Member of the USA National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) and served on the Federal Interagency Expert Panel for Anthrax Spore Efficacy Test Methods and Surrogates. He was awarded a U.S. Patent for his research on Method and Apparatus for Bioweapon Decontamination (Anthrax).

Dr. Cohen has testified before the US Congress, shaped policies for predictive epidemiology for emerging pathogens and public health preparedness, and championed biosafety training efforts in Africa, Asia, and South America. The American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) honored him with the 2012 Everett Hanel, Jr. Award for Biosafety Career Achievement. He is also an elected Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and shares his expertise as a keynote speaker, expert witness, and frequent media guest.