The rolls of the eis now read like a who's who of the medical profession, including surgeon generals, cdc heads, the last head of the public health service, the current director of the world health organization's aids program, and many deans of the country's 20 schools of public health almost like a. That realization eventually led her to apply for the centers for disease control's ( cdc) epidemic intelligence service (eis), a highly competitive, two-year, postgraduate fellowship program focused on public health issues oliver, a 2008 graduate of the school of medicine, was selected as an eis officer in 2015 “i love taking. Dr baker is board certified in internal medicine and occupational medicine and was trained in epidemiology in cdc's epidemic intelligence service (eis) and at harvard school of public health, where he served as a professor in occupational health he also served as niosh deputy director, leading a range of initiatives. When an epidemic hits, the eis will be there to crack the case, however mysterious or deadly, saving countless lives in the process over the level 4: virus hunters of the cdc - tracking ebola and the world's deadliest viruses level 4: an amazon exclusive essay by mark pendergrast, author of inside the outbreaks. This book covers fascinating material about the frontlines in disease outbreaks, the cdc's eis, unfortunately the author gets in the way (or perhaps more problematically, is often completely absent) i felt as if i were reading a series of 300 word essays written by a diligent b+-average junior in high school that it is. 1960 - 1961, epidemiology branch and chief, eis, cdc, assistant chief national ethics advisory board, 1977-1980 cdc programs and policy advisory committee, 1978-1980 phs hospitals ad hoc advisory committee, 1978 secretary's committee the triumph of scientific medicine in america: an essay review.
Jonathan's penetrating essay below eloquently describes how the combination of poverty-related coursework and an internship at the atlanta mission i applied to the epidemic intelligence service (eis) program at the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) because i wanted specific training. Peter bloland and colleagues from the us cdc lay out the agency's priorities for health systems strengthening efforts fetps are workforce development programs modeled after cdc's own epidemic intelligence service (eis) program  the basic fetp model is a 2-year, full-time, service-oriented. They're tracking the disease from the cdc headquarters in atlanta and are eis officers (for a history of the eis, check out my post on alexander langmuir) they start trying to determine what the problem is: what are the symptoms, who has it, how is it spreading, and then move into trying to develop a cure.
Of particular interest to me were the viewpoints of the public health officials ( laurence fishburne's cdc official, kate winslet's eis officer, marion cotillard's who epidemiologist) faced suddenly with a clearly worrisome situation and working to hold back panic and deal with the uncertainty that is inherent at. See more the eid september issue is celebratory, marking the 20th anniversary of cdc's emerging infections program pennsylvania american legion essay contest 2013 contests and scholarships, pennsylvania american legion state essay contest apply for the 2018 eis class to become a public health hero.
Health departments and other federal agencies assignments for eis officers offer opportunities for training in infectious disease, chronic disease, environmental health, occupational health, injuries, and birth defects and developmental disabilities eis alumni occupy leadership positions at cdc and other national, state,. Development in india and strengthening practical & applied epidemiology training a key component of this is creation of the india eis programme which is modeled on the eis programme in the united states the epidemic intelligence service (eis), based at the us centers for disease control and prevention ( cdc), is a.