Ten to Watch: Elisabeth Krow-Lucal, Ph.D.
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the CDC
Education: UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, Harvard
2007 Amgen Scholar
Elisabeth Krow-Lucal Ph.D. is currently working as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where she has spent more than half of this year working to combat the Zika virus outbreak both in the U.S. and Brazil. Earlier this year, Elisabeth spent four months in Brazil working to educate the public on how to limit the spread of Zika Virus. She feels her current work will be important to shaping the future of how the world handles the Zika outbreak and possibly even the spread of new diseases.
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