Celebrating Laboratory-Epidemiology Collaboration | www.APHLblog.org

by Jeffrey Engel, MD, executive director, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

Jeffrey Engel, MD is executive director of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), the Association of Public Health Laboratories’ (APHL) sister organization. CSTE has over 1,600 applied public health epidemiologist members across the nation at local, state, and federal levels.

Public health is at its best when cross-sectoral practitioners are given the opportunity to voice their diverse perspectives in support of a shared mission. More nuanced and thoughtful considerations can arise from a confluence of professional backgrounds. That’s why, in this era of …read more