EIS has trained more than 3,600 officers who have responded to domestic and international public health threats since 1951.
Where Are EIS Alumni Now?
EIS alumni have gone on to become CDC directors; leading CDC scientists; acting surgeons general; WHO assistant directors-general, regional directors, and country directors; public health and medical school faculty and deans; city health commissioners; and state epidemiologists. Many others take on leadership roles in industry, foundations, nongovernmental organizations, and the news media.
- More than 85% of EIS program graduates enter the public health workforce.
- More than 30% of state or large city epidemiologists are EIS alumni.
- Postcards from the EIS: Rollins alumni recount their most interesting cases as CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officers
Emory Rollins School of Public Health magazineExternal