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Ishrat Kamal-Ahmed , PhD

HAI-AR Epidemiologist: Division of Public health, DHHS Health Surveillance Data Analyst

Ishrat Kamal-Ahmed has been a part of the ICAP grant team since 2019.

Education:

  • Doctor of Public Health (environmental health, infectious diseases), University of Minnesota
  • Master of Science in Community Health, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology: Toxicology, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Certifications:

  • American Red Cross, Disaster Action Team (DAT). Psychological First Aid: Helping Others in Times of Stress
  • FEMA-Emergency Management Institute (EMI). Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incident, ICS-200
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research. “Protecting Human Research Participants”

Clinical Interests/ Expertise:

  • Health disparities and health outcomes related to infectious diseases that adversely affect disadvantaged population
  • Investigation and containment of several HAI outbreaks including COVID-19
  • Antibiotic resistance surveillance
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