EP Emerging Infectious Diseases

Expert Panel on Emerging Infectious Diseases

The Expert Panel on Emerging Infectious Diseases conducts research to identify the single most important issue on the horizon in terms of policy for emerging and infectious diseases and offer recommendations to national level programs in hopes to combat the diseases before they harm a larger population.

Inaugural Year: 2007

Chair:
Sharon Vanairsdale, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN, FAEN, FAAN
Program Director for Serious Communicable Disease
Emory University Hospital

Vice Chair:
Jeannie P. Cimiotti, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Emory University

Board Liaison: Mary Magee Gullatte

Staff Liaison: Madeleine Rohrbach

​Previous Chairs: Jeanne Pfeiffer (2019-2020), Jason Farley (2018-2019), Barbara Swanson (2017-2018), Donna Zucker (2015-2016), Chip Bailey (2015-2016), ​Rosanna DeMarco (2009-2014), Jerry D. Durham (2008), Felissa R. Lashley (2008) 

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