2017 CVM News: Ilana Schafer DVM '08 recognized by CDC for contributions to Veterinary Public Health
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This news item is about: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Dr. Ilana Schafer ‘08 the 2017 James H. Steele Veterinary Public Health Award for her work to control outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease and other zoonotic diseases. The Steele award recognizes individuals who have completed CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) fellowship and gone on to make significant contributions to veterinary public health. Currently, Schafer is a veterinary epidemiologist in the Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch, but in her various positions at CDC, she has worked on high hazard viruses including Ebola, Marburg, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, and hantavirus, as well as the bacterial infection leptospirosis.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Schafer, Ilana; Waldron, Patricia