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DHIS AD for Surveillance Lesliann Helmus Receives 2018 CSTE Distinguished Partner Award

The Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance (DHIS) is pleased to announce that DHIS Associate Director (AD) for Surveillance Lesliann Helmus, MS, CHTS-CP, received the 2018 Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Distinguished Partner Award. CSTE President Janet Hamilton, MPH; surveillance section administrator, Florida Department of Health; recognized Ms. Helmus for her achievements on June 12, 2018, at the CSTE President’s Banquet at the CSTE Annual Conference in West Palm Beach, Florida.


NMI has three components: 1) development of new HL7 Message Mapping Guides (MMGs), 2) enhancement of the CDC Message Validation, Processing, and Provisioning System (MVPS), and 3) provision of technical assistance (TA) to jurisdictions.