Infectious Disease Epidemiology & Response (IDE&R)

 
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1000 SW Jackson Street
Suite 075
Topeka, KS 66612-1274

877-427-7317

877-427-7318


Link: Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Response Page

24-Hour Disease Reporting & Public Health Emergencies Hotline

  • Phone: 877-427-7317

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Ahmed, MPH, PhD, Farrah State Epidemiologist      
Aker, Mary Quality Assurance Coordinator      
Biggerstaff, Monica Administrative Specialist      
Brockman, Cory Informatician      
Garrison, DVM, MPH, Dipl.ACVPM, Ingrid State Public Health Veterinarian      
King, Linda Interoperability Lead      
Lopez, Celina EpiTrax User Coordinator      
Mallik, MCS, Sujata Public Health Information Specialist      
Render, Laurie Representative for Blood Lead 785-296-4499  
Stacey, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC, Bryna Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Program Director      
Tubach, MPH, MS, Sheri Deputy State Epidemiologist and IDE&R Section Director      
Wark, MD, MPH, Kellie Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Program Subject Matter Expert      
Raybern, MPH, Chelsea Field Epidemiology Services Program Director (785) 296-1696  
Thomasson, PhD, MPH, Erica Field Epidemiology Services Program Advisor (785) 296-2501  
Gilbert-Esparza, MPH, Emily Eastern Kansas Field Epidemiologist (785) 213-7913  
Somes, MPH, Alison Central Kansas Field Epidemiologist (785) 230-5404  

Advanced Epidemiologists 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Cook, MPH, Amie Advanced Epidemiologist      
Geist, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, Robert Advanced Epidemiologist      
Zaldivar, MPH, Allison Advanced Epidemiologist      

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program 

877-427-7317


Link: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Page


Epidemiologists 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Chicchelly, MPH, Sarah Epidemiologist      
Gaikwad, BDS, MPH, Snehal Epidemiologist      
Ishrati, MD, MPH, Samad Epidemiologist      
Johnson, MPH, Nichole Epidemiologist      
Lindemann, MPH, Stephanie Epidemiologist      
Maxwell, MPH, Lauren Epidemiologist      

EpiTrax Administrator 



Infection Prevention Professionals 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Cristini, MSc, Cassandra Infection Prevention Professional      
Kenworthy, CPM, RN, Lisa Infection Prevention Professional      
Van Hoecke, BSN, RN, CIC, Linda Infection Prevention Professional      

Medical Investigators 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Trujillo, MS, Mayra Medical Investigator      
Vajnar, Ella Medical Investigator      

Public Health Consultants 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Neece, Maegan Public Health Consultant      

Research Analysts 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Biggins, Theresa Research Analyst      
Craig, Carly Research Analyst      
Gogswell, Shea Research Analyst      

Senior Epidemiologists 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Blanding, MPH, Justin Senior Epidemiologist      
Neises, MPH, Daniel Senior Epidemiologist      
Raybern, MPH, Chelsea Senior Epidemiologist