FY18 EISAA Dues and Charitable Donations Campaign

Dues and gift payments made online with your credit card are secure. Please indicate the amount(s) you wish to contribute to each fund.When thinking about your giving capacity, please consider the EISAA annual giving circles below, and please note, giving circle eligibility will include your annual EISAA $50 dues and all charitable giving fund donations. EISAA annual giving circles are measured on an annual basis, running with the CDC Foundation fiscal year of July 1 - June 30.

< $100: Giving Member Circle
≥ $100: Disease Controller Circle
≥ $250: Disease Eliminator Circle
≥ $500: Disease Eradicator Circle
≥ $1000: Alexander Langmuir Circle
≥ $5000: John Snow Circle


EIS Alumni Association Dues and Donations

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The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) trains disease detectives working on the public health front lines as they manage infectious disease investigations and conduct research both nationally and internationally. Donations to the EIS Fund support the EIS Alumni Association in their efforts to 1) support the David J. Sencer EISAA Scholarship Fund that provides travel scholarships to potential EIS applicants to attend the EIS Conference each year, 2) supports EISAA in efforts to recruit and educate future disease detectives, and 3) supports EISAA's efforts in strengthening connections between EIS alumni and keeping them connected around the world via an alumni website portal and annual EIS Conference activities. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/eis-fund  

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Public Health Award Endowments and Funds

To recognize an individual each year who reflects excellence in public health practice; a rare combination of perspective grounded in frontline, day-to-day public health work and constant drive toward meaningful program measurement and outcomes. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/bartenfeld
 

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The Alexander D. Langmuir Prize, established in 1966, is awarded each year during the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Annual Conference to a current officer or first year alumnus of the EIS for the best scientific publication. The award consists of a $100 cash prize, an engraved paperweight, a case of ale or beer redolent of the John Snow Pub in London, and an inscription on the permanent plaque at CDC.   http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/langmuir

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To recognize individuals in each U.S. state who make a significant contribution toward improving public health through their work in childhood immunization. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/childhood-immunization

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The Iain Hardy Memorial Award is presented each year at the annual EIS Conference to honor an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer or recent graduate (within five years) for contributions to the control of vaccine-preventable diseases.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/iain-hardy

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To honor CDC’s 50th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of the first combination vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella, this award funds an annual lecture at CDC’s National Immunization Conference by an individual whose work or leadership has made significant contributions to the elimination of measles, mumps, or rubella.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/jeryl-lynn-hilleman-endowed-lectureship

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To recognize the best collaborative work between epidemiology and laboratory scientists presented at the annual EIS Conference.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/donald-c-mackel-award

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To honor the career of the late Dr. Jonathan M. Mann, this fund supports a lecture administered by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists during their annual conference. https://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/jonathan-m-mann-memorial-lecture-fund

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To recognize an outstanding new investigator with 2-10 years of experience working in the field of domestic violence, violence against women or dating violence. Futures Without Violence, CDC and a committee of experts selects an outstanding individual to receive the award every other year beginning 2012. The recipient receives passage to the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/saltzman

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The Schnitker Award is presented at the annual EIS conference to recognize outstanding contributions to global public health by current EIS officers or first-year alumni.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/schnitker

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To recognize current or former EIS Officers (within five years of having completed EIS training) who have made outstanding contributions in the field of veterinary public health.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/james-h-steele-dvm-eis-75-veterinary-public-health-award

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To increase the community of individuals trained in ergonomics with a focus on occupational safety and health. Established in 2015, this fund honors the memory of Thomas R. Waters, who retired from CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health at the end of 2012 after a distinguished 24-year career in the field of occupational safety and health, and who passed away suddenly in October 2014. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/waters-scholarship
 

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The CDC Medal of Excellence was established in 1977 as the premiere service award for CDC employees and was renamed for Bill Watson in 1985 on the occasion of his retirement from CDC. In 1999, Marge and Bill Watson established the Watson Endowment, which provides permanent funding for a cash award to be given by the CDC Foudation to recipients of the Watson Medal of Excellence each year.   http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/watson 

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Emergency and Disaster Response Funds

The CDC Foundation's Emergency Response Fund provides immediate, flexible resources to CDC experts addressing public health emergencies.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/responding-to-emergencies/emergency-response-fund

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Global Health Endowment and Program Funds

To provide stipends to cover costs of travel, tuition and lodging for international participants in the Epidemic Intelligence Service training as they enrich their public health expertise at CDC.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/atlanta-international-health-fellowship-endowment

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To help CDC teams in Africa purchase and distribute insecticide-treated bed nets to protect children and pregnant women from malaria. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/bednets

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Provides modest financial relief to the spouses and dependent children of current CDC locally employed staff who have died or have been permanently disabled while doing their job. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/compassion-fund-cdcs-global-health-workers

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To provide a source of flexible funding to CDC teams working in the field to meet critical or emergency needs that could not easily be met through usual government channels. Since it was created in 1999 by a group of CDC employees and retirees, the fund has provided resources for essential services and equipment such as bullet-proof vests for health workers vaccinating children in war-torn Somalia, meals-ready-to-eat for workers in Sudan, satellite phones, incentives for vaccination campaigns in Mexico and India and training in other countries. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/endowment-global-health-priorities 

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To honor Dr. Tom Frieden’s life-saving legacy by enhancing and amplifying the impact of three CDC-led programs focused on developing future health leaders. These programs include CDC’s Public Health Associate Program, the Epidemic Intelligence Service and the Laboratory Leadership Service fellowship program.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/tom-frieden-future-leaders-fund

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Reflecting a lifelong commitment to provide safe water around the world, Dr. Gangarosa and his wife, Rose, established the Gangarosa Endowment for Safe Water in May 2000 to provide and ongoing source of support for CDC's safe water initiatives.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/gangarosa

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Larry Gilstrap, III, M.D., served the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) for 10 years as the Director of Evaluation and Executive Director. The focus of his career was maternal-fetal medicine with a special emphasis on infectious diseases in women and in pregnancy. His passion is transforming clinical research into clinical practice improvements. He authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, more than 100 chapters and several major textbooks. When Dr. Gilstrap retired in 2017, ABOG partnered with the CDC Foundation and CDC to establish this fellowship to honor his academic and public health career. The fellowship recipient works for one year at CDC in the areas of infectious disease, sexually transmitted disease and reproductive health in women. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/programs/american-board-obstetrics-and-gynecologycdc-larry-gilstrap-md-fellowship

 

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To provide an opportunity for third- and fourth-year medical and veterinary students to gain public health experience in an international setting. Hubert fellows spend six to twelve weeks in a developing country working on a priority health problem in conjunciton with CDC staff.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/cdc-hubert-global-health-fellowship

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Recognizes health workers and volunteers who have incurred serious injury or lost their lives as a direct consequence of their participation in polio eradication activities. The families of the workers, who have been the victims of automobile crashes, military conflicts and other life-threatening events, receive a certificate recognizing the victim's heroic commitment to polio eradication and a cash tribute. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/bob-keegan-polio-eradication-heroes-fund 

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When a terrorist bomb exploded at the American Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya on August 7, 1998, Mary Louise Martin was among the 12 Americans and more than 200 Kenyans killed. In her memory, friends and colleagues established the Louise Martin, D.V.M., EIS '85 Memorial Scholarship Endowment to provide scholarships for disadvantaged young women in Kenya to attend a national school.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/martin

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To provide competitively selected veterinarians and 3rd and 4th year veterinary medical students with opportunities in an applied hands-on training experience in epidemiology, public health or global health.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/pappaioanou-veterinary-public-health-and-applied-epidemiology-fellowship

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To provide support to CDC, working toward the elimination of healthcare-associated infections in all medical care settings.  http://www.cdcfoundation.org/potter-endowment-healthcare-associated-infections

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To help CDC and its partners in rural western Kenya provide transportation to a healthcare facility for expecting mothers and ensure that women giving birth in a facility or at home have access to a safe delivery kit and blood supply. 
http://www.cdcfoundation.org/safedelivery 
 

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The Thacker Family has estabished the Stephen B. Thacker Fund at the CDC Foundation to honor Dr. Thacker's life and service to public health as well as his passion for the Epidemic Intelligence Service. Your gift will help support CDC’s Disease Detective Camps for children. http://www.cdcfoundation.org/what/program/stephen-b-thacker-fund

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Additional Gifts to the CDC Foundation

The CDC Foundation continues to benefit from unrestricted gifts to CDC Foundation Endowment fund, providing a permanent source of funding for the Foundation’s future. This type of support assists the Foundation with our daily activities in support of CDC’s public health efforts both at home and around the world.

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Recognition and Additional Information

Please tell us how you would like to be recognized for your gift in EIS Alumni Association c/o CDC Foundation donor lists (ex. Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, Dr. John Smith and Dr. Jane Jones, Dr. John Smith). You may also provide any other information you would like to share with the EIS Alumni Association and/or CDC Foundation.

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