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Elaine Scallan, PhD

Co-Director of Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence (CoE), Director of the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center, and Associate Professor

Research Interests:
  • Foodborne and enteric disease metrics
  • Attribution and risk factors for foodborne disease
  • Foodborne disease surveillance and epidemiology
  • Enteric disease outbreak investigation and response
  • Courses Taught:
  • EPID 6670 (Special Topics): Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases
  • EPID 6670 (Special Topics): Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigation
  • Current Research Projects:
  • Estimating the Human Health Burden of Foodborne Diseases in the United States
  • Burden of Foodborne Disease in Children and the Elderly
  • Burden of Foodborne Diseases Using Disability Adjusted Life Years
  • Analysis of FoodNet Case-Control Studies of Sporadic Disease
  • Education:
  • University College Dublin, PhD (Epidemiology), 2003
  • Trinity College Dublin, Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics, 1998
  • National University of Ireland Maynooth, MA (Sociology), 1997
  • St. Patrick�s College, Maynooth, BA (Sociology and Economics), 1995
  • Colorado School of Public Health

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