Meet Esha Mathew, Legislative Aide at the California State Assembly

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I am currently a Legislative Aide and act as Communications Director for an Assemblymember in the California State Legislature. It’s tough to describe what I do on a day-to-day … Continue reading

Meet Chelsea Lane, Health Scientist Administrator at the NIH

Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. My primary responsibility in OSCPO is to communicate information about DMID-supported research and its significance.  I also provide input on science policy and planning, and assist in the management of the Division’s … Continue reading

Meet Lucy McNamara, Epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis.  My current position is as an epidemiologist in the branch of CDC that works on meningococcal meningitis, whooping cough, tetanus, and diphtheria.  I work on a number of different … Continue reading

Meet Christina Carlson, Research Biologist (Mendenhall Research Fellow) at the U.S. Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I conduct research focused on environmental transmission cycles for chronic wasting disease, a prion disease of cervids, and investigate methods to interrupt these cycles. Our laboratory’s organization, operation and … Continue reading