Epidemic Intelligence Service at NCEH/ATSDR
The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a unique 2-year postgraduate training program of service and on-the-job learning for health professionals interested in the practice of applied epidemiology. Through the EIS Program, the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) train health professionals in the principles and practice of environmental health, field work, and epidemiologic analysis.
Collaboration with World Health Organization officials to make public health recommendations during a cholera outbreak
NCEH EIS Officer Lillianne Lewis (EIS ’15) and NCHHSTP EIS Officer Mary Tanner (EIS ’15)
Amy Lavery (EIS ’17) and Jared Rispens (EIS ’18) respond to an outbreak on a cruise ship with CDC’s Vessel Sanitation Program
EIS Officers are involved in a variety of opportunities to lead, analyze, serve, and respond.
Domestic and international response during emergencies, disasters, outbreaks
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Physicians, doctoral-level scientists, medical professionals and veterinarians
Requests for epidemiological assistance within the United States and throughout the world
Other CDC programs for public health graduates
For information on applying to EIS, visit Applying to EIS