Title: Health Department Communicable Diseases Epidemiology and Surveillance Fellowship
Principal Investigator: Jo Freudenheim, PhD
Funding Agency: Erie County Department of Health
Period: 06/01/06 - 12/31/09
Abstract: Erie County Department of Health fellowship will train students on required skills for and to gain experience in communicable diseases epidemiology and surveillance. Fellows will be trained to conduct case investigations, complete case reports, conduct contact tracing, develop and deliver communicable diseases information to the public and to health care workers. Also gain experience with infectious diseases outbreak data and analysis, and communicable disease epidemiology and surveillance experience working in a large, county health department.