Student Guest Authors
Jessie Clippard was recently a student in Dr. Ali Khan’s Emerging Infectious Diseases class at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. While a student at Emory, she interned at the Emory Vaccine Research Center’s Hope Clinic as well as at CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). She also spent a summer with the National Park Service Office of Public Health examining state-collected travel history information in infectious disease case investigations. Ms. Clippard earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from the Pennsylvania State University in 2009 and expects her Master’s of Public Health in epidemiology from Emory University in May 2011. After graduation, she will be starting a CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship with the Michigan State Department of Community Health.
Sydney Hubbard was also recently a student in Dr. Ali Khan’s Emerging Infectious Diseases class at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. In her first year at Emory, Sydney worked at the CDC in the Division of Parasitic Diseases Serology Lab as a Research Assistant. In her second year, she interned at the CDC as a Data Abstractor for the Accelerated Vaccine Introduction Initiative in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases and as an Epidemiology Assistant in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases in the Office of the Director. Over the summer, Sydney worked with the Dekalb County Board of Health as an Environmental Health Intern. Ms. Hubbard earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Dayton in 2009 and expects her Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology from Emory University in May 2011, after which she will be spending a year in Lusaka, Zambi completing an HIVCorps fellowship with the Center for AIDS Research in Zambia (CIDRZ).