Epidemiology Intelligence Service

Epidemiology Intelligence Service

A branch of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention–CDC, founded in 1951 to
1. Train field epidemiologists.
2. Assist the CDC in preventing and controlling communicable diseases and.
3. Provide public health services to state and local heath departments, thereby improving national–US disease surveillance. See CDC.
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He then served as an epidemiology intelligence service officer for the CDC at the Washington State Department of Health.
I've requested at least one federally funded epidemiologist graduated from the epidemiology intelligence service training program at [the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] in every state health department and every regional office," he said during a CDC-sponsored Webcast, "Anthrax: What Every Clinician Should Know.