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Outstanding Poster Presentation Award

The Outstanding Poster Presentation Award is sponsored by the EIS Alumni Association is presented by the EIS Scientific Program Committee to a current EIS officer for the poster that best exemplifies scientific content, including originality, study design and analysis; public health impact; and presentation effectiveness.


  • 2018 Multiple Reports of Gastrointestinal Illness at a Hotel and Convention Center — Connecticut, 2017 . Vivian Leung
  • 2017 Seoul Searching: Outbreak of Seoul Virus among Ratteries and Pet Owners—Illinois, 2017. Janna Kerins
  • 2016 Increased Cases of Syphilis Among Pregnant Women and Infants—United States, 2012–2014. Charnetta Williams
  • 2015 Ebola Infection in a Maternity Ward—Tonkolili, Sierra Leone, 2014. Angela Dunn
  • 2014 Two Fish, One Fish: Decreasing Number of Outbreaks Attributed to Fish—United States, 1998–2011. Jolene Nakao
  • 2013 A Spicy Catch: Salmonella Bareilly and Nchanga Infections Associated with Raw Scraped Tuna Product— United States, 2012. W. Thane Hancock
  • 2012 Associations Between Salmonella Serotypes and Particular Food Commodities—United States, 1998–2008. Brendan R. Jackson
  • 2011 Vibrio mimicus Infection After Consumption of Crayfish—Spokane, Washington, 2010. Meagan K. Kay
  • 2010 Travelers’ Impressions of 2009 H1N1 Influenza National Health Messaging Campaign. Emily Jentes
  • 2009 Seroprevalence of Herpes Simplex 2—National Health and Nutritional Examination Surveys, United State, 2005–2006. Sara E. Forhan
  • 2008 The Power of Combining Routine Molecular Subtyping and Specific Food Exposure Interviews During Escherichia coli O157:H7 Outbreak—Minnesota, 2007. Stacy M. Holzbauer
  • 2007 Outbreak of Escherichia coli 0157 Associated with Packaged Spinach—Wisconsin, 2006. Authur M. Wendel
  • 2006 Risk Factors for Helicobacter pylori in a Rural Community—Montana, 2005. Elizabeth Melius
  • 2005 Risk of Secondary Transmission from Imported Lassa Fever—New Jersey, 2004. Ester Tan
  • 2004 Hospitalizations Associated with Rotavirus Diarrhea— United States, 1996–2000. Myrna Charles
  • 2003 Surveillance for Chlamydia in Women—South Carolina, 1998–2001. Wayne A. Duffus
  • 2002 Outbreak of Echovirus 18 Meningitis at a Summer Camp—Alaska, 2001. Joseph B. Mclaughlin
  • 2001 Counting Crows: Crow Mortality as a Sentinel for West Nile Virus Disease in Humans—Northeastern United States, 2000. Kathleen G. Julian
  • 2000 Hurricane—Puerto Rico, 1998. Dan O’Leary
  • 1999 Cold Breakfast Cereal: A New Vehicle Implicated in a Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Agona Infections. Thomas Breuer
  • 1998 Arthur E. Chin Beliefs About the Tobacco Industry and Opinions About Anti-Tobacco Policies: How Tight is the Link? Allen Craig
  • 1997 Multidrug-Resistant Pneumococcal Meningitis in a Day Care Center—Tennessee
  • 1996 Nonvenomous Animal-Related Fatalities in the U.S. Workplace, 1992–1994. Constance C. Austin
  • 1995 Longitudinal Predictors of Initiation of Smokeless Tobacco Use. Scott L. Tomar
  • 1994 Salivary Testing as an Epidemiologic Tool During an Outbreak of Hepatitis A in an Amish Community in Indiana. Edmundo Muniz
  • 1993 Cholera Outbreak in Rumonge, Burundi. Maureen E. Birmingham
  • 1992 Response to One Dose of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine after Three Doses of Oral Poliovirus Vaccine, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Bernard J. Moriniere
  • 1991 Diarrheal Outbreak Associated with a Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae)-Like Body, Chicago. Philip P. Huang
  • 1990 Seroprevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type I Among College Students, United States. Brian R. Edlin
  • 1989 Malaria Infection in Early Infancy, Malawi. Laurence Slutsker
  • 1988 Late-Stage Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Among Women in Low Socioeconomic Groups, Connecticut, 1984–1985. Thomas A. Farley
  • 1987 Socioeconomic Differences in Smoking Behavior in Selected States. Thomas E. Novotny
  • 1986 Gender Gap in the Diaper Set: A Closer Look at Differences in Sex-Specific Mortality. Ray Yip