Lisa Guli, MPH // Program Epidemiologist // Arlington County Public Health Division
Evelyn Poppell, RN, MPA // Bureau Chief for Environmental Health and Communicable Diseases // Arlington County Public Health Division
If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, like an outbreak of norovirus, do you know how it gets investigated? Listen in to hear how public health officials serve as disease detectives to keep communities and populations safe.
Lisa Guli, MPH, is a Program Epidemiologist for the Arlington County Public Health Division. She has over 15 years of experience working in domestic and international public health programs, primarily focusing on Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Program Monitoring and Evaluation. She also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Honduras for two years. Lisa loves using data and numbers to craft the “human story”.
Evelyn Poppell, RN, MPA, is a Bureau Chief for Environmental Health and Communicable Diseases for Arlington County Public Health Division. She has been an APIC member since 2001 and previously Infection Preventionist at local hospital. Evelyn has 26 years of public health work in Virginia, and the only things infectious in her life that she appreciates are kindness and tolerance
A special thank you to Lisa and Evelyn’s colleague Tea Hess, RN, MPH, Clinical Program Manager Communicable Disease Program, for her work on the content of this podcast episode.
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“Some estimates said it killed 50 million people, affected 1/3 of the population.”