DISEASE DETECTIVES 24/7
Disease detectives are CDC’s first responders to public health emergencies. They are on the scene to solve mysterious outbreaks, detect new microbes, and protect global health.
EIS is a 2-year fellowship that provides training in applied epidemiology. Applications for the 2016 class will be accepted through August 17, 2015.
The EIS experience involves investigating disease outbreaks and responding to natural disasters and other emergencies that endanger health and safety.
EIS IN THE NEWS
When Ebola emerged in West Africa, EIS officers responded. As the epidemic grew, CDC organized the largest international response to a public health problem in its history.
Meet the Public Health Heroes
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- Page last updated: May 15, 2015
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