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What do EIS officers do at NCEH/ATSDR?

Ellen Yard (EIS '09) and Matt Murphy (EIS '07) in Kentucky floodwater

Ellen Yard (EIS ’09) and Matt Murphy (EIS ’07) in Kentucky floodwater

EIS officers are involved in a variety of opportunities to lead epidemiological investigations, analyze large national datasets, serve as technical advisors, and respond to requests for assistance from state and international governments.

EIS officers are placed in the

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

Recent projects conducted by EIS officers include the following topics:

  • Impact of Drought Conditions on Private Well Owners
  • Evaluation of the impact of adult mosquito control during a West Nile virus outbreak
  • Community health effects of mercaptan exposure
  • Clinical Characterization of Case-Patients Identified as Part of an Outbreak of Fungal Infections Associated with Medications
  • Shelter Surveillance post Hurricane Sandy
  • Community experiences and perceptions of geothermal venting and emergency preparedness

You can read more about investigations conducted by EIS officers at NCEH in the following articles:

You can solve a virtual outbreak by using the CDC iPAD application: Solve the Outbreak at http://www.cdc.gov/mobile/Applications/sto/.

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