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Jeffrey S. Duchin, MD

401 5th Ave Suite 900 Seattle, WA 98104
Jeffrey S. Duchin, MD
Professor in Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health and Community Medicine University of Washington. Chief, Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization Section, Public Health – Seattle & King County. Director of Emergency Response, WWAMI Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infections

Activities of the Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization Section include surveillance for notifiable conditions (with the exception of HIV/STDs and TB, which are separate programs at Public Health), disease control and outbreak response, and bio-emergency (e.g., pandemic influenza, SARS, biological terrorism) preparedness and response. We also administer and manage the child vaccination program in King County, providing vaccine, clinic support and technical oversight to healthcare providers.

Opportunities for projects and/or research include evaluation and/or development of existing or new surveillance systems, analyses of existing communicable disease surveillance databases, evaluation of public health prevention and intervention programs, foodborne enteric diseases, immunization program issues and policy, and training in disease/outbreak investigation.