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.

EIS officer at an assignment

Assignments at NCEH/ATSDR

Collaboration with WHO officials to make public health recommendations during a cholera outbreak

EIS officer at an assignment

Opportunities to Lead

Lillianne Lewis, an NCEH EIS Officer, and Mary Tanner, an NCHHSTP EISO

EIS officer at an assignment

Epi-Aid Investigations

2017 NCEH EISO Audrey Pennington examines dust samples collected from a home impacted by Hurricane Harvey floods

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